“We cannot just sweep this under the rug. We need to know why it happened, who did it and people need to be held accountable for it. And I’m committed to make sure that happens.” Just five days after the Jan. 6, 2021, mob invasion of our Capitol, those words were spoken, with patriotic determination, by one of
Ordinarily, the word “unprecedented” is hyperbole, similar to “Breaking news!” or “Greatest ever!” When used to describe the current danger to American democracy, however, it is all too appropriate. Never in the nation’s history have democratic institutions been so at risk under what would first appear to be banal circumstances.
On the afternoon of Jan. 6, 2021, I was on the House floor as a mob descended on the Capitol. Deceived by the former president into believing the election had been stolen from them, these insurrectionists were armed, angry and pointed in our direction. They beat Capitol and Metropolitan police officers — sprayed
One big bonus of nepotism is ensuring that you’re surrounded with unthinking, uncritical loyalists. So Donald Trump must be especially miffed that his own family has been nervously but definitively sliding the knife between his shoulder blades during the ongoing January 6 Congressional hearings.
There was a huge sigh of relief when after weeks of anxious waiting, United States President Joe Biden and House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached a compromise over debt ceiling and expenditure bill that Democrat Biden wanted to push through and Republican McCarthy wanted to smash. The deadlock threatened
The president America needs is, unfortunately, Czech, and the Constitution rules him out. He is also, sadly for the world, dead. Václav Havel, playwright and leader of those who opposed the Czechoslovakian communist regime — and went to prison for it several times — was elected the free nation’s first president after the 1989
This winter there were moments when I wasn’t sure I was going to make it back into my garden. I wasn’t sure I wanted to, would have time, would care. I wasn’t sure it would ever stop raining. After six of the warmest years ever recorded in California, after five years of record wildfires, amid the driest period in 1,200 years, this year’s
flydubai, one of the most trusted airlines in the world, celebrated the 14th anniversary of its launch. The great leadership of flydubai made the airlines successful, fascinating passengers to 120 destinations (“flydubai celebrates 14th anniversary of its launch with over 90m passengers to 120 destinations,” June 1, Gulf Today