Sick to death of Trump Jr. coverage

by Ellen Ratner -- Watching all Trump most of the time on CNN is painful. Who cares? Does it really matter that Donald Jr. had a meeting and we only find out more…

Should the U.S. assassinate Kim Jong-un?

by Ellen Ratner -- President Clinton made a deal with North Korea when Kim Jong-un's father, Kim Jong-il was "Dear Leader." He was offered about $4 billion in incentives. The deal was more…

Lessons learned from Jefferson's Monticello

by Ellen Ratner -- This week being the 4th of July, I ventured to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia. As a creator of the Declaration of Independence and the third president more…

Democratic Party needs younger blood

by Ellen Ratner -- We have seen a lot of rumors about the possible forced retirement of Nancy Pelosi after the spectacular loss of Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th special congressional election more…

What happened to Otto in North Korea?

by Ellen Ratner -- We have heard very little this week about what may have caused Otto Warmbier to wind up in a coma. One thing is for certain: You can like more…

The Hillary Clinton America really needs

by Ellen Ratner -- The news media is filled with quotes from Hillary Clinton discussing why she lost the election. Democrats are telling me they wish she would stop. She talked about more…

Something is fishy in the Trump family

by Ellen Ratner -- It is hard to go after a president. Even the resignation of Richard Nixon back in the early 1970s took more than 25 months from the time of more…

APA on the cutting edge of psychiatric research

by Ellen Ratner -- Last year, I attended the American Psychiatric Association, or APA, conference in Atlanta, Georgia, with the only psychiatrist in South Sudan. She was presenting a program developed and more…