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Trump Confirmation Hearings- Identifying Wolves

Today’s #Point2Ponder The Senate has begun to hold confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s cabinet nominations.  Confirmation hearings were not meant to be “just a formality” or simply a rubber stamp for presidential picks.  The Senate’s role in confirmation is an essential check on presidential power.  Frankly, the Senate’s check was established... [...]

January 10, 2017

Two Decades of Dictatorial Democracy

The 2016 election campaign is mortifying millions of Americans in part because the presidency has become far more dangerous in recent times. Since 9/11, we have lived in a [...]

November 7, 2016

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