Alabama’s Senate race a farce

In 1991, a political wit came up with a bumper sticker to persuade his fellow Louisianans of the importance of keeping Ku Klux Klansman David Duke out of the […] Continue Reading…

President Trump’s voter fraud

Among true believers on the right, there is no sturdier fiction — no more popular fairy tale — than the one that insists American elections are plagued by voter […] Continue Reading…

Keep the DREAMERS here

If you listen closely to the most logical arguments presented by immigration skeptics, you’ll hear a recitation of the ways in which undocumented border-crossers drain public resources and strain […] Continue Reading…

Human activity = worse storms

Even President Donald J. Trump, a man who trafficks in hyperbole, has run out of ways to describe the calamity that has unfolded in southeast Texas. He and others […] Continue Reading…

Too many walls already

During a rage-fueled rant in Phoenix a few days ago, President Donald Trump threatened a government shutdown if Congress doesn’t appropriate the billions he needs to construct a wall […] Continue Reading…

Confederate memorials honor slavery

Our new government is founded upon . . the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery, subordination to the superior race, is […] Continue Reading…

Republicans stand by Trump

Every week, it seems, a new poll shows President Donald Trump’s approval rating sliding further into uncharted lows, as the leader of the free world alienates allies, goads adversaries […] Continue Reading…