America in Crisis

It’s time to turn down the political volume

Rhine McLin used to say, “I’m an elected representative, not a politician,” even though her life revolved around politics from the day her Dad died and she ascended to his statehouse seat as if she was royalty. Even though she didn’t live up to her claim, the idea was correct: once elected, you represent all Read More

The invasion of the Capitol

Had another countries soldiers marched up the steps of the Capitol, forced their way through police lines, broken windows and entered the Capitol, you can bet that: The National Guard would have been there, and both they and the Capitol Police would have been shooting them dead as fast as possible. But, that’s an act Read More

It’s time to discuss Trump’s treason

Let’s talk about treason. It’s the only crime that’s defined in the U.S. Constitution in Article III, Section 3 Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of Read More

Endorsements that don’t matter in Montgomery County

While I grew up believing voting was one of the most important things I could do to be an American, it’s elections like this that make a case for giving up on democracy. Now, that question about “being an American” is very real to me, both my parents were born outside the US and citizenship Read More

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