Kim Kardashian West+Donald Trump=freedom

The nation’s foolish and costly “War on Drugs” has destroyed so many lives — taking fathers and mothers from their families, condemning parolees to lives on the margins and decimating entire neighborhoods, especially in poor, black areas. It was uplifting, then, to hear that 63-year-old … Click here to continue --->

It’s Trump’s party now

It’s no surprise that Kay Ivey, Alabama’s Republican governor, is touting her support for President Donald J. Trump. Running for election after taking over the governor’s office last year when her scandal-ridden predecessor resigned, Ivey voted for the accused pedophile Roy Moore and has … Click here to continue --->

Religious right reveals its sexism

A year and a half into Donald J. Trump’s mean-spirited, vulgar and callous presidency, no one should feign surprise that he referred to some illegal immigrants as “animals.” It is an echo of his campaign rhetoric, in which he branded undocumented border-crossers from Mexico drug dealers and … Click here to continue --->

Trump’s ‘whites only’ party

A year and a half into Donald J. Trump’s mean-spirited, vulgar and callous presidency, no one should feign surprise that he referred to some illegal immigrants as “animals.” It is an echo of his campaign rhetoric, in which he branded undocumented border-crossers from Mexico drug dealers and … Click here to continue --->

Trump cons his supporters

In the administration of President Donald J. Trump, truth is scarce, discipline is weak and old-fashioned virtues such as modesty have gone into hiding. Cynicism, however, flourishes. Just take a look at the president’s proposal to pare back government spending. Trump has sent Congress a proposal … Click here to continue --->