Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 20, 2022

Among speculation about possible Justice Department prosecutions arising from events leading to last year’s Jan. 6 Capitol riots, one standout issue is raising questions by itself.

Over the last few days, The Bulwark, the online site that sees itself as a politically center-right critic…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 19, 2022

Officially, the Joe Biden administration is one year old tomorrow.

As with most toddlers of that age, we love to see them, but we wish they would be able to walk and talk on their own.

Evaluation of any presidency is more complex than…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 18, 2022

A Supreme Court case this week suggests more change for politics and campaign money that could legalize untraceable money that can go to a candidate once elected.

In other words, it could legalize corrupt profit to elected officials — something that in distinctly un-legal…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 17, 2022

The serious and rare seditious conspiracy charge we heard last week arising from the Jan. 6 insurrection feels like it was a long time coming.

The issue now is that this charge can be difficult to prosecute successfully. Necessarily, we are left wondering whether…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 16, 2022

In case you’re hearing headlines about sanctions and Russia, you’ve got reason to be confused.

But just maybe it tells us something about the unnecessary twisty path that the politics of a split Senate requires these days to get anything done. …

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 15, 2022

OK, the Supreme Court has spoken, blocking the White House order to businesses of more than 100 workers from taking Covid public health measures.

In brief, the conservative Court majority found 6–3 that the law authorizing workplace safety doesn’t specifically discuss vaccines or anything…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 14, 2022

The only thing Americans seem to agree on is that they don’t like high prices, which we now have aplenty.

Consumer prices as measured by the government rose faster in 2021 than they had in any 12-month period since 1982, according to December numbers…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 13, 2022

The sarcastic joke used to be that we could land a rocket ship on the moon and still not be able to cure the common cold.

The updated version, is that we can launch an telescope with amazing precision 600,000 above Earth, even as…

Terry H. Schwadron

Jan. 11, 2022

There is a distinctly depressing odor from the stream of developments about U.S.-Russia strife, both from the futility of diplomatic talks and from the ever-present threats of bullies.

Hope for success aside, a big worry is that we refuse to learn anything from the…

Terry Schwadron

Journalist, musician, community volunteer

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