Billionaires Left Earth, But Couldn’t Escape Its Problems 07/26/2021 Billionaire space cowboys Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson have rightfully been taking some flack for sub-orbital jaunts earlier this month that garnered plenty of headlines ... Read More Biden Threw Down the Gauntlet in the Battle Over Voting Rights 07/14/2021 It was hard to miss the challenge that President Joe Biden posed to Americans as he burned through a fiery speech at the National Constitution ... Read More Local Republicans Weaponizing Constitution to Restrict Voting 07/07/2021 When Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf ran his veto pen across a Republican-authored rewrite of state election law last week that included new voter identification requirements ... Read More These Moms Lost Sons to Gun Violence. They Want Help. 06/24/2021 Tina Ford understands the toll of gun violence like few of us ever will. She lives with it every day. In April 2019, her, son, ... Read More Republicans Hit a New Low in Insurrection Denial 06/18/2021 So just how desperate are some Republicans to deny the reality of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol? Desperate enough that 21 of ... Read More Why is Joe Manchin? 06/10/2021 As a Democrat from a staunchly Republican state, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is a vanishing breed, not only in contemporary American politics, but ... Read More Fight Over Critical Race Theory Hits the Statehouse 06/01/2021 Everyone’s complaining about Congress, but if you want to track the real, festering growth of Trumpism and its corrosive effect on our politics, you’re better ... Read More Republican Talking Point Reveals Undemocratic Ideals 05/24/2021 Who knew that America was filled with so many amateur social studies teachers? Whenever I write about Republican-led efforts to sharply curtail voting rights (which ... Read More Republicans and the Return of Class Warfare 05/17/2021 Having tired of the culture wars, Republicans have returned to the familiar and comforting battlefield of the class wars. The GOP is seizing on disappointing ... Read More The Propaganda is the Point 05/10/2021 By John Micek In three decades in the news business, most of them spent covering government and politics, I've been to more than my share of ... Read More Archives John L. Micek John Micek is the Opinion Editor and Political Columnist for PennLive/The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. Readers may follow him on Twitter @ByJohnLMicek and 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 1 of 151234›» 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.