Trump is a cheap, dumb thug, and other old news

Trump is a cheap, dumb thug, and other old news

Today, the world witnessed in real time the President of the United States committing a crime. Marie Yovanovitch, the former United States ambassador to Ukraine, was already a sympathetic witness as she testified Friday before the House Intelligence Committee about a...
Trump learns how deep the ‘Deep State’ runs

Trump learns how deep the ‘Deep State’ runs

This morning, William B. Taylor Jr., acting ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, began a parade of professionals called to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on national TV. The...
The Other Big Race on Tuesday

The Other Big Race on Tuesday

I’ve been so focused on the Scranton mayoral race, I almost forgot we are electing two — and maybe three — (I screwed up the basic math in the original post) new Lackawanna County commissioners on Tuesday. Like the Scranton School Board race, voters...
Brian Craig was necessary

Brian Craig was necessary

“Attention must be paid.” — from Death of a Salesman (1949) I didn’t know Brian Craig well, but that wasn’t necessary to know how necessary he was to those who knew him best. I met him a few years ago and instantly liked him, as most...