August 16, 2022
May 2, 2020
There was no China “travel ban,” OK?
March 11, 2020
The 45th President of the United States of America is a horrible person. He’s a boor. As put in a recently popular description of why he’s unliked in the United Kingdom, “Trump is a troll. And like all trolls, he is never funny and he never laughs; he only crows or jeers.”
August 5, 2019
One day, when we look back on our lives, we will be defined by the way we behaved in this moment.
October 18, 2018
August 8, 2018
June 27, 2018
I was just a kid April 4, 1968, when Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed in my hometown. My family – mom, dad, my younger brother Robert, and my baby sister Monica – were in the dining room finishing dinner when I rushed in from the TV room to announce the news. Both my parents had grown up in the east, in Brooklyn, but they’d lived in the south long enough to know a thing or two about race relations, and were savvy enough about “the times” to understand King’s assassination would be a momentous event, that it might change everything.
February 6, 2018
January 8, 2018
Anti-tax zombie Grover Norquist posted a truly incredible tweet on Twitter Monday. Widely-known in the media (and somewhat in the popular consciousness) for his audacious quote, first published in 2001, that he wasn’t so much interested in abolishing government, rather, just wanted to shrink it to where it might be “drowned in a bathtub” – he is arguably the nation’s foremost one-trick pony arguing “tax is theft.”
November 6, 2017
Do U.S. Presidents go into office looking to leave a particular legacy, or do their legacies stem more from their efforts, acts, and performance on-the-job?