To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, October 26, 2020

New Observercast

November Ballot A Vote On Fascism

In For Whom the Bell Tolls, Hemingway’s hero Robert Jordan is talking politics with one of the partisans he has enlisted to help him dynamite...

Observercast 38: Can Community Policing Come To Sheriff’s Office?

Across the nation, the Black Lives Matter movement in response to police brutality has thrust lower-profile local governments under the microscope. That is especially...

Pardon And Parole Board Should Be Full-Time

BY SUE HINTON The Pardon and Parole Board has a problem: It cannot get its work done. The temporary solution has been to cut back...

Who’s Beau?

It was a damning moment in a debate full of damnable moments. Vice President Biden was talking about respect for the military and about...

Stop Worrying About The Electoral College

BY CHRIS BRYANT People keep talking about about a Republican advantage in the Electoral College. I say nonsense. Since Donald Trump seems unlikely to win the...
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It bears remembering as you head to the polls this year that Republican policies benefit only the richest among us. After orchestrating a tax cut...

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Observercast 40: Challenging A 13-Term Incumbent

It’s never easy to unseat a 13-term congressional incumbent. It’s even harder when the district’s boundaries are bigger than a dozen states – and...