Federalism was a brilliant idea that our founders conceived. It helps us determine publicly beneficial answers to a myriad of questions about “Who Decides.” But it is based on good will among citizens of different political persuasions. We will never recover from the damage of Donald Trump and his legions until they recognize the importance of governing by the rules that have provided us with a large measure of stability for most of the past two and a half centuries.
Kate Bolduan, a very respected journalist on CNN, seemed to fall into a Republican trap on how to frame health care policy. She was
We repeatedly hear that this state or that state is cutting back on Medicaid eligibility and benefits. For most progressives, it’s insulting. For anyone
Not too long ago I was with a group of well-informed people who were speaking about current events. When one gentleman was asked what
The U.S. Senate recently passed an online sales tax bill. At this point it is not certain whether it will become law, because there
Maybe it’s because I’m from Missouri, a mishmash state with no clear identity except low self-esteem. I wouldn’t say the same thing about the
There was a time when the term “states’ rights” was simply code for racial discrimination. In the early 1960s, Governors Ross Barnett of Mississippi