The senator professor wants to elevate Native issues to a Cabinet-level concern.
Charles P. PierceOne of the most embarrassing tropes in our current political moment is the conviction among some of our elite political press that the president*'s magical sixth-grade insult power will fog the minds of enough Americans to carry him across the finish line.
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell Saturday morning.
Charles P. PierceGhislaine Maxwell, Epstein's alleged accomplice who has yet to be charged, has to be looking over her shoulder. Is she looking over her shoulder to see if the FBI is back there, or to see if something darker is closing in?
Charles P. PierceWhy, you may ask, were no executives of the companies who hired these people frog-marched out of their workplaces after almost 700 of their most vulnerable workers were frog-marched out of theirs?
Will Hurd is the sixth Republican congressman to hang 'em up in the last two weeks.
Charles P. PierceHurd is the third Texas Republican in the past two weeks to decide to spend more time with their families, and the sixth GOP member of the House to do so. There's a shambles on the horizon.
Charles P. PierceImpeachment in this context is not an exercise in futility. It is the only duty left to the Congress in the face of everything else that is being twisted and vandalized at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue.
He does not care about coal miners in his own state. He does not care about holding secure elections. He does not care.
Charles P. PierceQuite simply, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, doesn't give a damn about the future of America, and very little of a damn about the majority of Americans.
Robert Mueller wasn't Richard Pryor at the mic, but he confirmed it in his own way.
Charles P. PierceThe fact that Mueller wasn't exactly Richard Pryor while delivering his answers doesn't matter a damn. He said the president* is a crook. Everyone in Congress knows it, and they knew it before Wednesday even had dawned.
The 9/11 first responders bill passed the Senate Tuesday, 97-2.
Charles P. PierceJon Stewart has gotten conspicuously angry in public twice. The first time, he got Crossfire cancelled. The second time, he got this bill passed. He's already contributed more to American politics than Newt Gingrich has in 30 years.