Don’t get on Jon Stewart’s bad side.
As the host of The Daily Show, Stewart was always on point in political skewering, but last Tuesday, Stewart, respectful and solemn, lectured Congress – specifically, the House Judiciary subcommittee – to a mostly empty room. He … Read More
One night in December 1968, SP4 Dennis E. Haines’ life changed literally in a flash.
“Our mission was to encircle a village,” his buddy John Miller recalls. “It was on this path that Dennis and I were sent to act as a listening post, waiting … Read More
Last Friday, during the debate in the Missouri state House on a new bill designed to ban abortions for women at eight weeks of pregnancy, Republican Representative Barry Hovis said that the majority of sexual assaults he dealt with in law enforcement were not strangers … Read More
What Alabama’s state Senate did was nothing less than a return to the dark ages for women.
In Tuesday’s debate in the Alabama state legislature, Democratic Senator Linda Coleman-Madison asked her Republican colleague a question regarding a proposed bill that would be the most restrictive … Read More
The lack of trust in institutions vital to our health, welfare and security continues to grow in the age of Trump.
I have written about the serious threat to both children and communities when parents willingly deny vaccinations for their children. Nonetheless, the risk has … Read More
A short series of stories about ethical minefields that have finally met their fate, maybe.
Chief Wahoo Retires –
Finally, the Cleveland Indians have announced that they will “retire” their “big-toothed, red-faced caricature” mascot “Chief Wahoo” used on uniforms, caps and other items.
“The … Read More
Senate Republicans are making yet another attempt at repealing The Affordable Care Act, this time, under the guise of the Graham-Cassidy bill which would impose stringent cuts to Medicaid.
“Eleven governors, including five Republicans,” The New York Times writes (Sept. 20), “urged the Senate to … Read More