‘We have built no temple but the Capitol. We consult no common oracle but the Constitution.” Those words, from former Massachusetts Senator Rufus Choate, are inscribed on the wall of the U.S. Capitol — the same walls desecrated by rioters who ransacked the building on Wednesday. For many Americans, seeing such acts of violence and
There’s no doubt January 6 will be remembered as a dark day in American history. But was the breaching of the U.S. Capitol by angry Trump supporters grounds for removing the president from office— especially when he only has a few days left? President Trump is being blamed for inciting the “mob” that broke through
The mob that breached the United States Capitol Wednesday did unforgivable violence to one of our nation’s most hallowed spaces. But its unwelcome intrusion may have also roused our too-often-sleepwalking Congress to once again become the forum for great speeches, serious deliberation, and the working out of a possible way forward for this divided country.
[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] If the people who broke into the Capitol Wednesday thought they were helping Trump or supporting his legacy or were going to
Everything that could have gone wrong for Republicans in Georgia’s U.S. Senate primaries did. With the state going to Joe Biden in the presidential election last November, Democrats had the momentum. Even with deeply flawed candidates like Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, two people who you have to think the Democrats didn’t see their possible
On October 7th, as early ballots were being mailed for the November election, Prescott eNews published Losing Arizona Part I, the first of what I promised would be a two part series on Republicans’ shaky election prospects. I wrote from a sense of foreboding that turned out to be only slightly exaggerated. I held off