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9 Jul 2017, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
No matter whether the Republicans succeed in their current efforts to take health care away from non-rich people—partly to pay for tax cuts for rich people, and partly simply to allow everyone else to make “voluntary choices” to get sick and die—they will soon turn their attention squarely back to the tax system. [read post]
4 Mar 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
For the past four years, I have been writing with increasing levels of alarm about the fundamental threat to the rule of law that Donald Trump and the Republican Party represent. [read post]
6 Nov 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
It turns out that the attacks on Senator Elizabeth Warren for not yet having explained in detail the financial underpinnings of Medicare-for-All were pretextual and dishonest. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
It is absolutely essential that Congress pass a massive economic rescue package, as soon as possible. [read post]
20 Feb 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
There is a damaging narrative emerging in the mainstream media, avidly fueled by conservatives who claim to be opposed both to Donald Trump and the current Republican Party, to the effect that Democrats are in danger of “moving too far left” and need to “rein in the extremists in their party. [read post]
4 Dec 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
It is increasingly rare that I am able to write about current affairs with any sense of optimism or happiness. [read post]
5 Sep 2019, 9:12 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
One of the puzzling contradictions about higher education in America is that it continues to be a great individual investment even as it has become more and more difficult for individuals to afford. [read post]
21 Aug 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Writing in a public forum—as I do here at Verdict and on Dorf on Law—is a privilege that I never take for granted. [read post]
8 Feb 2021, 9:00 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Faced with a blizzard of illogical, strange, bad-faith arguments coming from Senate Republicans in advance of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, one might think that there has to be at least something to their arguments. [read post]
14 Mar 2017, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
It is hardly surprising that politicians are sometimes opportunistic rather than principled. [read post]
17 May 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Will Republicans continue to block federal disaster relief to America’s states and cities? [read post]
11 Apr 2017, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
With the perhaps-temporary death of the Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the question now is where they and the Trump White House will turn their fickle attentions.In the very short term, that question has been pushed aside by Trump’s order last week to fire missiles on Syria. [read post]
1 Jun 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
During the Great Recession and its immediate aftermath, there was serious concern about whether the world would see a turn away from the rule of law, with totalitarian movements rising in response to economic catastrophe.That concern was well founded, based on historical experience. [read post]
24 Feb 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Two caucuses and two primaries, in states containing less than four percent of the nation’s population, have already narrowed the Republican presidential race down to three men with extremist views on a wide variety of issues: Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz. [read post]
20 Sep 2017, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
The one issue that has motivated voters—including plenty of former non-voters—over the last year is economic inequality. [read post]
7 Sep 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
With so many unusual things happening in the 2016 presidential election campaign, it is easy to forget about the issues that might have been part of the debate but instead have been left at the side of the road.Social Security is one obvious example. [read post]
7 Oct 2015, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
In the lead-up to the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, the surprise story has of course been the emergence and staying power (thus far) of Donald Trump. [read post]
2 Nov 2020, 9:02 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
In one of his reckless political rallies yesterday, Donald Trump happily listened and nodded while his fans chanted, “Fire Fauci! [read post]
20 Jan 2021, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
For the last four and a half years, I have been predicting that Donald Trump would never leave office. [read post]
31 Mar 2021, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
[Note to readers: The publication date for this column is April 1. [read post]