Working Class Voters Are the Key to a Transformational Presidency

Originally published on RealClearPolicy.com President Biden may have the rarest of political openings — the possibility of becoming only the third administration since the Civil war to retain or pad its House and Senate margins in a midterm election (1934 and...

Democrats’ Improving Midterm Outlook

Originally published on RealClearPolicy.com A spate of 2022 Supreme Court rulings at odds with national sentiment has created an opportunity for the Democratic Party to avoid the typical midterm election drubbing. Incumbent administrations rarely avoid midterm...

The Fed Must Not Empower Putin by Mismanaging Inflation

Originally published on RealClearPolicy.com Inflation has slowed to below 5% during the last year through April according to the latest core personal consumption expenditure price index which excludes wartime volatility in the energy and food sectors. And core...

GOP Makes a Play at One-Party Rule

Originally published on RealClearPolicy.com American democracy faces numerous threats including pay-to-play governance, voter suppression, a deceit-infested information universe, politicized Supreme Court, Republicans covetous of one-party rule, along with...

How to Restore Our Rogue, Partisan Supreme Court

Originally posted on Real Clear Policy Supreme Courts have frequently been ideologically divided, but the five justices appointed by Presidents George W. Bush and Donald Trump (plus Justice Clarence Thomas) have created the first partisan Supreme Court in American...

Getting to zero—what’s the beef?

Originally posted on Social Europe Most livestock land will have to be repurposed as carbon sinks to remove the huge global emissions related to food production. The COP26 debates often ignored the cow in the room—the biggest challenge of all. Greenhouse gases (GHG)...

Voters Should Have the Same Rights as Frozen Turkey Exporters

British abuses inspired both the American Revolution and establishment in 1777 of a legal framework called the Articles of Confederation for the new nation. The Continental Congress convened under the Articles soon floundered, however, unable to agree on important...