Barack Obama

democracy

Gov. LePage’s attacks on poor children and elderly test the limits of separation of powers

The Fourth of July strikes me as a good time to think about a foundational concept in American politics, and June has provided some perfect object lessons in Washington and

gun safety

Pres. Obama is now responsible for replacing a legal giant

The importance of Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away on Saturday, is hard to exaggerate. He wasn’t just an important conservative voice on the Court; he was transformative, moving the