The article analyzes Trump’s legal ability to save himself and his associates through his pardon power. The analysis also examines what charges Mueller might be able to bring should Trump try to pardon potential co-conspirators, or even himself.
Hank is trying to survive after graduate school while saddled with mounting student loan debt. He speaks with his loan service provider about his options.
Five of my current favorite podcasts, covering culture, news, and politics.
There is a lot of noise in the media and from the President’s twitter account in advance of the U.S. Midterm Elections on Tuesday, November 6. Sifting through this morass […]
I have not shied from voicing my displeasure toward the Republican Party as of late. Too often in the past they’ve taken the moral high ground, particularly during the Clinton […]
The Michael Cohen case fascinates me. Here is a lawyer who cut his teeth trying small-time car accident cases inside a Queens, N.Y taxi garage. He was basically an automotive […]
Already in 2018, there have been more than a dozen school shootings in the United States. We are only in March. In November 2017, a little over a month after […]
Harvey Weinstein opened the floodgates. Ever since the New York Times reported in early October how Harvey paid off sexual harassment accusers for decades, countless men across political party lines, […]
All presidents should be poets. When Senegal elected its first president in September 1960, it did not select a military dictator or communist revolutionary. Following centuries of European rule, Senegal […]
We have all heard the stories of the first Thanksgiving. The Pilgrims, Native Americans, Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower – these are stories that have been passed down for generations in […]
The American media loves to report on Presidential elections. From e-mail scandals to birth certificates, West Point admissions to unfathomable hairstyles, the American media will stop at nothing to run […]
There is an easy short and long term cure to climate change: a global carbon tax. Before you gasp at the thought of making businesses pay for the metric tons of carbon (and carbon equivalent emissions like CH4) they emit, and before you rebut this argument by stating that the cost of carbon will only be unfairly passed to the […]
Many people read this book in high school, and if they didn’t, they should now. Not only is Upton Sinclair a phenomenal writer, but he’s also an inspiring political activist. At a time when workers had little to no rights, protections, or collective bargaining abilities, Sinclair brought cultural awareness to the food production epidemic in America. The Jungle is not […]