Interest in voting by mail has increased – because of anxiety over catching the virus from fellow voters. It seems simple but there are important trade-offs to consider.
Emergency powers are sometimes necessary, but they should always be temporary, and only Congress should have the authority to renew them.
First, please take a look at the good advice from the CDC.
also how you...
Decades ago, when this blogger was a boy, it used to be
popular to say “I don’t agree with that, but I will
defend to the death your right to say it.” The...
With the composition of the Supreme Court being so consequential, the Senate has an eternal obligation to confirm justices who will defend the constitution on a non-partisan basis for all people within our borders. We hope citizens will ask their senators to go beyond that and make support for free, fair, and accountable democracy one of their major confirmation criteria.
Another illustration of the definition of insanity: recently the Washington Post published a story on how many voters and party officials in both parties seem to think more...
We should all understand that very few of us would have a vote or a political voice if we collectively fail to defend constitutional and legal limits on political behavior.
Defending democracy is inherently difficult. Reminding ourselves why the job is so problematic helps point the way towards a more effective defense.
On Thanksgiving Day, let’s give thanks for all the people who make up our American democracy.