The Art of the Double-Dealing Megalomaniac

May 18, 2016 0

Savannah State University in Georgia will offer a three-credit course this summer, “The Trump Factor in American Politics.” The professor is Dr. Robert Smith, who says the students will read Trump’s policy statements and excerpts […]

Disenfranchising Large Segments of Americans

April 26, 2016 0

Several hundred thousand American citizens won’t be voting in presidential primary elections—and it’s not their fault. In Pennsylvania, for example, a registered voter who needed an absentee ballot had to submit the request at least […]

Donald Trump: A Problem Even for Conservatives

March 5, 2016 0

The bully of the playground continued to be in the media spotlight and charging ahead to the Republican nomination for president. In the 11th Republican debate, Donald Trump, bold and arrogant as always, kept up […]

Sarah Palin’s Quixotic Quest for Relevance

January 27, 2016 0

She’s back and tightly holding Donald Trump’s coattails. That’s right, Sarah Palin, having again found the media spotlight, is casting her shadow across the more thoughtful conservatives. This past week she declared her undying love […]

Major Catastrophe: Major Media Problem

January 20, 2016 0

On Oct. 23, Southern California Gas technicians discovered a leak of methane from a failed casing on one of the pipes in its Alisa Canyon storage facility, about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The […]

Violating the Constitution is Not a Public Right

January 6, 2016 0

For at least 17 years, the officials of Monroeville, Pa., a 30,000 population Pittsburgh suburb, have recited the Lord’s Prayer before every council meeting. This violates the First Amendment. And it’s not even a gray […]

Blustery Donald Trump vs. The Quiet Christian

December 14, 2015 0

Before a cheering and whooping crowd in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Donald Trump, spewing the blustery rhetoric of a demagogue, declared that the United States should ban all Muslims from entering the country. He claimed to […]

Mass Murders are Good for Business

October 9, 2015 0

Shortly after the mass murders at Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Ore., President Obama predicted the extreme right wing would crank out press releases declaring the nation needs fewer gun control laws and more guns. […]

The Grin of a Fool: Gun Control and the NRA

July 15, 2015 0

A white racist with strong sympathies for the Confederacy and segregation walks into a black church in Charleston, S.C., talks with a welcoming congregation for about an hour, and then murders nine of them. The […]

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