If Putin could have one wish granted, it would be for the demise of NATO. Since its formation in 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization has succeeded where the Kremlin-controlled Warsaw Pact failed.
Since September, Buttigieg has been doing what all of the Biden-lane candidates, Harris included, should have been doing from the outset but -- an abiding mystery to me -- apparently were too cowed by Twitter to do.
The Trump-led change in the law made tax filing easier for many middle-income filers, but it also suddenly eliminated a major incentive to give to charity.
Now, after hearing from voters, officials are risking further distrust by ignoring them thereby putting in jeopardy future tax asks, no matter how justified.
Seattle, known as a tolerant city, was portrayed as naïve in expecting things to go peacefully. Perhaps, but more importantly, the City was not prepared for massive demonstrations.
That national Republican suburban collapse is driving politics here too. Since Trump became the face of the GOP, Republicans have lost 12 seats in Olympia, and one seat in Congress, all from suburban districts. That is likely to continue next year.
The billionaire ex-mayor of New York City isn't done thinking about being president. Post Alley writers think about that.
What employers now pay for their workers’ health insurance should be paid NOT to the government but to the workers as a raise – both the portion already taken out of employee paychecks and the company’s share.
To me, the election was clarifying, and it's pretty obvious which way the wind is blowing.
Whether this new city council can make progress on poverty, housing and revenue reform is very much an open question.