Here in arsenal America, everything old is new again 05/26/2022 So here we go again. Politicians of all stripes will offer their “thoughts” and “prayers” to the victims’ families. Special-interest groups on the right will ... Read More Pennsylvania, birthplace of democracy, could elect America’s first fascist governor 05/18/2022 The writer Alan Furst has shrewdly observed, “Fascism famously stomps around in jackboots, but it sometimes wears carpet slippers, padding about softly on the edges ... Read More Lazy Democrats deserve prime blame for the ruination of Roe v. Wade 05/03/2022 It’s shocking that someone within the Supreme Court enclave would take the extraordinary step to leak the draft opinion that kills Roe v. Wade and ... Read More Putin has a chance to conquer France 04/14/2022 I’m guessing that the French presidential election isn’t high on your current list of interests. If not, I suggest you take a long look at ... Read More Mourning the loss of a loved one is not a disease 04/07/2022 My wife of 45 years died six months ago this week. I have been processing her loss ever since. But the American Psychiatric Association now ... Read More How much more evidence does Merrick Garland need to indict Trump? 03/30/2022 If or when Merrick Garland bestirs himself to action, he’d do well to ponder the new federal court ruling that drops the hammer on coup ... Read More The predictably lying liars are plotting to give Joe pain at the pump 03/17/2022 When I hear Republicans blaming President Biden for high gas prices, I’m reminded of what scribe Mary McCarthy once said of her rival Lillian Hellman: ... Read More Is America strong enough to endure domestic sacrifice? 03/03/2022 During World War II, Americans put up with rationed gas and car tires, rationed coal and fuel oil, rationed silk and nylon, rationed meat and ... Read More In time of war, Republicans giving aid and comfort to the enemy 02/24/2022 I’m old enough to remember when rabid rightist Republicans proclaimed “Better Dead Than Red” and insisted that anyone who was “soft” on Russia should leave ... Read More Sandy Hook parents beat the gun merchants 02/17/2022 We who abhor gun violence and loathe gun merchants have been dreaming of the day when a few aggrieved parties pull off a miracle and ... Read More Archives Dick Polman Dick Polman is the national political columnist at WHYY in Philadelphia and a "Writer in Residence" at the University of Pennsylvania. Email him at [email protected] Daily Newsletter Sign up for FREE! Get Cartoons Daily! Sign up for our free daily newsletter by entering your email and clicking on subscribe. Subscribe 3 of 21‹123456›» Close this module GET OUR FREE DAILY CARTOON EMAIL NEWSLETTER!All the best our sites have to offer – free in your email box! No hassle! No obligation! So cool! Just sign up!First NameJohnLast NameSmithYour email[email protected]SubmitNever see this message again.