Our Vote and Our Democracy

Background: Citizen access to the ballot box is increasingly under attack nationwide. Voter roll purges, restrictive voter ID laws, cutbacks on early voting, and elimination of polling locations, have been implemented in various states to successfully reduce voter...
Emoluments (it’s juicier than you think)

Emoluments (it’s juicier than you think)

Who knew a dry subject like “Emoluments” (according to Webster: the returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perquisites) could be interesting? The history involves live lions, a gold box with 408 diamonds, elephant...
Trump Fiction: Soybeans v. Edamame

Trump Fiction: Soybeans v. Edamame

Mr. “I alone can fix it” continues to lie for the sake of justifying the unsupportable. Recently he got it wrong about farmers and soybeans, claiming the fall in prices resulted from “bad (terrible) Trade Deals” (it didn’t). Since much of...