From air traffic controllers to teachers, public workers with the informal power not to work are becoming a new force in American politics.
800,000 federal employees were pawns in Trump's game of brinksmanship. But as 2020 looms large, more and more candidates are talking about giving greater power to the workers.
The wealthiest Americans used to pay for the government through taxes. Now they pay for the government by lending it money, with interest, and profit from the rest of us. This has to stop.
The Demorcats will make life harder for Trump, but they will do little to change the imbalance of wealth and power in this country—unless they are pushed to do so.
After two years of Trump we may have overlooked the essence of his insanity: His brain sees only private interests transacting. It doesn't comprehend the public interest.
Trump has effectively raised taxes on most Americans.
Bombs mailed to political leaders. Threats against the media. A shooting in a place of worship. The hatefulness is unconstrained.
Trump promised to "drain the swamp", but he made it bigger and filthier.
If Mueller finds indisputable evidence that Trump conspired with Putin, his presidency would not be authorized under the United States Constitution.
Russian attacks on our democracy are a clear threat aimed at the heart of America, but Trump is more concerned with his wall.
True patriots don't fuel racist, religious or ethnic divisions. They aren't homophobic or sexist.