One of the most iconic images in Hollywood film is a static black and white picture of a pair of train tracks trailing into a distant western landscape.

By itself, it doesn’t seem to say much. However, in the western classic High Noon, the … Read More

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Twenty-five years before the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, an incident took place that squarely placed the issue of slavery before the public and the courts.

In 1839, … Read More

Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter says she will make an appearance at the University of California at Berkeley on April 27 despite university officials cancelling a previously scheduled on-campus event. [See updates below.]

I’m not a fan of Coulter. I wrote about the conservative’s … Read More

Lessons from the United Incident

Thanks to social media, millions have viewed the dramatic video of Dr. David Dao being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in order to make room for a United employee who was scheduled to work a flight at a connecting airport. (It’s interesting to … Read More

“When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.” – Richard Nixon

“The law’s totally on my side… the president can’t have a conflict of interest.”          – Donald Trump

(I couldn’t fit them all in!)

Well, I made it through the wilderness … Read More

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At a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin last year, then-candidate Trump said, “Now remember, we’re competing in a rigged election. This is a rigged election, folks, okay?”

An October 16, 2016 Trump tweet:

“The election is absolutely being rigged by the dishonest and distorted Read More