On Friday, Pelosi sent a letter to her Democratic colleagues that announced she was preparing to send the two articles of impeachment to the
Over the weekend, she said Senate Majority leader
As high-minded as most
Out of touch doesn't begin to describe most people running for, or seeking to remain, in office. They consult pollsters for what people want to hear, instead of telling them what they need to hear. It's like gratifying children by allowing them to eat their dessert first and if they have no room or interest in vegetables, it's OK.
Politicians, including the president, should be asked serious questions during this year's election campaign, instead of the media's fixation on impeachment, polls and the horse race. Here are a few that come to mind:
1. Government is bigger than ever, far larger and more intrusive than our Founders anticipated and warned us about. Nonpartisan organizations have come up with proposals to rid government of programs that have outlived their usefulness, or don't work, or never worked. Would you be willing to identify them and if elected (or re-elected) terminate them?
2. The national debt is $23 trillion and the deficit is at record highs. Everyone knows
4. How do you see the moral state of the union? Abortion remains legal virtually everywhere; same-sex marriage, which was once illegal and considered immoral by some, is now the norm. Should government be addressing these issues, or should it be left to churches and individuals? Are there lines anymore and if there are, who gets to draw them and based on what standard?
5. We have gone a long way from President
There are other questions you might think of, but the answers to these would get the attention of voters, unlike the bad drama that is about to play out in
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