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…

Who is ‘rigging’ the vote? GOP

As if he hadn’t already broken just about every rule of conventional politics (and common decency), Donald Trump decided at the last debate to plow through a guardrail of [...] Continue Reading…