Monthly Archives: February 2021

Senior Republicans are split over how to treat Trump: Pay homage at Mar-a-Lago or refuse to ‘bend the knee’

Michael Warren and Gloria Borger, CNN – Senior Republicans are split over how to treat former President Donald Trump, with the No. 2 House Republican making a personal pilgrimage to visit him on the same day that the top Senate … Continue reading

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Mount Etna just erupted – and so did other dangerous volcanoes

Kīlauea, on Hawaii’s Big Island. The name Kīlauea means much spreading or spewing in Hawaiian – a reference to its frequent outpouring of lava that flows into the ocean. See more…

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Climate change may be behind the massive craters forming in Siberia

 Katie Hunt of CNN – The massive crater appeared violently and explosively in the Siberian tundra last year — a powerful blowout of methane gas throwing ice and rock hundreds of feet away and leaving a gaping circular scar in the empty … Continue reading

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The 5 Trump Amendments to the Constitution

Jonathan Rauch of the Atlantic – When I step back to look at the legacy of President Donald Trump, a surprising conclusion emerges: He has substantially altered the Constitution. His changes aren’t formal, of course. But his informal amendments are … Continue reading

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Opinion: The one thing impeachment accomplished

Richard Galant, CNN – On March 2, 1797, President George Washington wrote a letter comparing himself to a “wearied traveler who sees a resting place, and is bending his body to lean thereon.” The idea of retiring after his controversy-filled … Continue reading

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