Mueller reveals what we already knew

Attorney General William Barr delivered a shameful performance on Thursday, just a few hours before releasing a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in the […] Continue Reading…

The U.S. needs immigrants

For years now, ultra-conservative politician Patrick Buchanan has been at the leading edge of the hysteria over the prospect of imminent and decisive demographic change — a hysteria that […] Continue Reading…

GOP doesn’t want you healthy

In 1961, a young actor named Ronald Reagan made a recording that denounced a plan in Congress to provide free health care to all Americans at or over the […] Continue Reading…

The cynicism of anti-abortion crowd

There is a profound cynicism, an ugly, jarring hypocrisy, at the heart of the battle to end reproductive rights for women, and nowhere is that fraudulent politics more vividly […] Continue Reading…

New Zealand gets guns right

The United States used to be the nation that others around the world admired — the trend-setter, the standard-bearer, the first among equals. But we’ve given away our place […] Continue Reading…

Cheating your way into college

You’re shocked to learn that wealthy parents allegedly paid bribes to get their children into elite colleges? Really? You shouldn’t be. Wealthy parents have been paying big bucks — perfectly […] Continue Reading…

The costs of that climate ‘hoax’

A week ago, a series of tornadoes ripped through eastern Alabama and western Georgia, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake. A rural area of Lee […] Continue Reading…