What do you do when you are a President who ran on a political platform that capitalized on fomenting racial tension? And then several years later after you win, you find yourself smack dab in the midst of global uprising, perhaps a second civil rights movement, protesting police brutality against black people? Well, if you… Continue reading The Pickle the President Finds Himself In
I would like to be clear up front that I think it is extremely likely that the Senate will acquit President Trump of all wrongdoing in the current impeachment proceedings. This is unfortunate because evidence increasingly indicates that President Trump did indeed engage in unconstitutional behavior and abused the power of his office. (I have… Continue reading What Will Happen if the Senate Acquits President Trump?
This political season has been marked by a great deal of protest and resistance. The various Women’s Marches across the United States yesterday are certainly the most visible demonstration of this. While many people have praised these marches as an expression of solidarity, hope, and civic engagement, others have had quite a different response. I… Continue reading I Believe In Resistance Because I Believe in Democracy: On Trump, The Women’s March, and Civil Resistance