Anyone who criticizes our president's nuclear deal with Iran is bound to be asked: What's the alternative? With the clear implication that there isn't one -- not an acceptable one, anyway. It's either war or peace. A simple, black-and-white, all-or-none choice: It's the president's way or no way -- except war -- to prevent Iran from joining the nuclear club.
The road from the industrial revolution and to our lives today was paved by innovation. Innovation propelled by fossil fuels, expanded trade routes, and new marketplaces allowed humankind to improve all aspects of life rapidly after centuries of stagnation.
Five times, Massachusetts voters have been asked to jettison their state's flat-rate income tax and replace it with a system of graduated tax brackets. Each time they have unequivocally refused to do so.
As the Donald Trump juggernaut gathers steam and continues to roll over conventional wisdom like an army of wrecking balls, signs of panic are beginning to be seen coming from the establishment wing of the GOP (the GOPe).