They don’t understand that Republicans only want power

By Steven A Cohen

News Analysis

The late House Speaker Tip O’Neill most famously observed that all politics is local, but he surely didn’t foresee how local politics would play out across America today.

At least 14 states run by Trumpians (aka Republicans) have enacted laws…

The president could quit to escape federal prosecution

News Analysis

By Steven A Cohen

Look for an embittered President Trump to resign a few days early so that an Acting President Mike Pence can pardon him of any federal crimes he might be prosecuted for.

That has to be Trump’s fallback plan in the likely event that his…

Campaign reveals Trump’s hypocrisy

By STEVEN A COHEN

News Analysis

President Trump’s blatant hypocrisy must be a result of his narcissistic personality disorder. I can’t think of any other explanation for his criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden for allegedly using his position to enrich his family.

Trump and his children have turned the presidency…

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Joseph Kennedy III seeks election to U.S. Senate

News Analysis

By STEVEN A COHEN

Massachusetts and the nation could use another Kennedy in the Senate – one who will carry on a tradition that’s in stark contrast to the Kennedy currently serving there.

U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, D.-Mass., ruffled feathers at home by declaring for the…

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Pandemic illustrates indifference and incompetence

News Analysis

By Steven A Cohen

Considering its response to the coronavirus pandemic, there doesn’t seem any purpose to Donald J. Trump’s administration, other than to enrich him and to stroke his enormous ego. His is an imperial presidency, which America has no use for.

Trump likes to characterize himself…

President Trump wants credit for stimulus money that is being made available to Americans. Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

His televised briefings make clear that he’s a charlatan

News Analysis

By Steven A Cohen

President Trump’s brazen efforts to make it appear that he responded forcefully to the COVID-19 pandemic are nothing more than public relations tactics.

The latest scheme, according to news reports, is a plan to have his name appear on about 76 million checks being…

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News Analysis

By STEVEN A COHEN

Americans shouldn’t have to put up with a president’s inept and self-serving response to the coronavirus, which experts suggest is costing thousands of lives unnecessarily. …

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‘Animal Farm’ foreshadows Trump regime

News Analysis

By STEVEN A COHEN

“I couldn’t make this up,” is what some people say about the incompetence, corruption and cynicism of Donald J. Trump and his administration in Washington. But George Orwell was able to, in his 1945 novella, “Animal Farm.” This is a story about a rebellion…

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New York City and its suburbs reported about 5 percent of global coronavirus cases March 23, making the region an epicenter of the pandemic. More than 20,000 people in the state tested positive for the virus.

TRUMP SUBSTITUTES ‘NEWS’ BRIEFINGS FOR VIRTUAL RALLIES; HE USES MEDIA AS PROPS

News Analysis

By Steven A Cohen

Why do CNN, MSNBC and other broadcast media…

Empty Shelves at a store cleaned out by customers fearing isolation due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus may enable him to put off election

News Analysis

By Steven A Cohen

It appears that even President Trump now recognizes the economy won’t be easing him into a second term. That’s why, after dragging his feet for so long, he has come to embrace trillion-dollar plans to keep…

Steven A Cohen

Retired editor and political/investigative reporter. Worked for AP, UPI, Cape Cod Times and Brandeis University.

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