I don’t like cheese

We are better than this

By Bennie Ivory, March 5, 2019 CE   News flash for Mark Meadows: If you are going to play the race card, own it. Don’t try to run away from it. That’s exactly what the…  [more]

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He is their emperor, and they are his political Praetorian Guard

Republicans Sink Further Into Trump’s Cesspool

By Peter Wehner, Feb. 27, 2019   Michael Cohen’s testimony before Congress on Wednesday revealed as much about the Republican Party as it did about President Trump and his former lawyer. In the…  [more]

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Going down the road

Why Get Donkey?

By Ben “Swamp Donkey” Brenner, Sunday, November 11, 2018   It’s not even a road, see. No signs, no arrows. Just trees that part briefly, and then a narrow dirt track going low and slow away…  [more]

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Recent observations

 

Our porous border

Dear editor: How does anyone in the current political environment believe that our country will survive the partisan bickering and name calling to ensure the so-called “domestic tranquility?” I think these words were lost long ago…  [more]

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Trump’s post-truth presidency

Trump’s attack on his own intelligence services was both extraordinary and expected

By Hussein Ibish in The National, Feb 2, 2019   This week starkly illustrated a remarkable feature of Donald Trump’s administration: this president does not do policy;…  [more]

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What we should be talking about

  Seems a mea culpa – Latin for “Oops!” – is in order. Who knew our prodigal practitioner could issue a challenge and then dictate rules of engagement for any who dared?  My last ramble apparently strayed far afield from…  [more]

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My conscience leaves me no other choice

Time to Break the Silence on Palestine

By Michelle Alexander, Jan. 19, 2019   On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before his assassination, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped up to the lectern at the Riverside…  [more]

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