The fake ‘war on Christmas’

For years, former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly railed against the predations of liberal heathens who were supposedly out to destroy the religious significance of the Christmas season. He […] Continue Reading…

GOP’s campaign against voting

The franchise is a formidable weapon. That’s why it is despised by dictators, authoritarians and anti-democrats the world over: It is the one instrument that can reliably subvert their […] Continue Reading…

Donald Trump is destroying democracy

In the waning days of the 2016 presidential election, worried political prognosticators, including more than a few moderate Republicans, papered over their fears about the possible victory of Donald […] Continue Reading…

Roy Moore and his tribe

Are the supporters of Roy Moore getting desperate? As his campaign for U.S. Senate has been swamped by credible accusations of egregious sexual misconduct, Moore and his allies have taken […] Continue Reading…

The terrible tax bill

In 1909, President William Howard Taft, a Republican, proposed an income tax on corporations. Such a tax required the passage of the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and […] Continue Reading…

Roy Moore’s child abuse

Roy Moore, a former jurist and the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from Alabama, has carefully crafted an image over the years as an ultra-conservative religious zealot. He […] Continue Reading…

How Russia invaded the US

Earlier this week, an Uzbek national named Sayfullo Saipov, apparently unhappy with his life here and radicalized by watching ISIS videos, allegedly plowed a rental truck into a […] Continue Reading…