Bloomberg and a Brokered Convention

Democrats held their final debate before the Iowa Caucus this week. It was a lackluster affair. No one went full frontal after Donald Trump, despite recent revelations about self-serving timing in the killing of Iran’s General Soleimani and the continued unspooling of the sordid nature of the Ukraine scandal. With the exception of the dust-up … Continue reading Bloomberg and a Brokered Convention

The Impeachment War

As Michelle Goldberg wrote recently in the New York Times, “The nightmare stage of Trump’s rule is here.” The decision to eliminate Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani, Iran’s most important military official, for which the President quickly took full responsibility, “has brought the United States to the brink of a devastating new conflict in the Middle … Continue reading The Impeachment War

Christmas and the Climate

We’re mired in impeachment. But it’s also Christmas. In keeping with the season, this post moves past the moment and is filled with hope for the future—as embodied in 16 year-old Greta Thunberg, named this week as Time magazine’s Person of the Year. For Christians, we are reminded of the enduring words of hope from … Continue reading Christmas and the Climate