The awful Age of Trump

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It begins. We have officially entered the Age of Trump, an era that may be the most contentious and most dangerous to the health of the republic since the [...] Continue Reading…

The injustice of Jeff Sessions

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Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is one in a long line of reprehensible characters likely to inhabit the Trump White House. Now that he s confirmed as the nation’s highest-ranking [...] Continue Reading…

US sets a bad example

Peace on earth? Good will to all men? Hardly. The latest terrorist attack in Germany has added a cruel exclamation point to a holiday season already punctuated by unspeakable assaults [...] Continue Reading…

The real war on Christmas

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If you’re surprised, you shouldn’t be. The West Virginia official who posted racist comments on Facebook in reference to First Lady Michelle Obama following Donald Trump’s election — “It [...] Continue Reading…

The strange delusions of our politics

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The cult classic, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” is among my favorite films. Released in 1964, it’s a brilliant satire of [...] Continue Reading…

Down the rabbit hole to TrumpLand

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If you’re feeling a little like Alice in TrumpLand these days, it’s no wonder. Reality has been turned upside-down, grossly distorted, rendered a hall-of-mirrors hallucination. We’re going down the [...] Continue Reading…

The rise of the new KKK

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In this era of a soon-to-be President Donald Trump, my profession has a lot to answer for. Journalists who should know better covered the email controversy that engulfed Hillary [...] Continue Reading…