ICE Admits Gang Operations Are Designed to Lock Up Immigrants

ICE Admits Gang Operations Are Designed to Lock Up Immigrants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced last week the results of what it considered to be a law-enforcement victory. In September and October th...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Trump’s Pentagon Wants to Make Nuclear Weapons More ‘Usable’

Trump’s Pentagon Wants to Make Nuclear Weapons More ‘Usable’

Maybe you thought America’s nuclear arsenal, with its thousands of city-busting, potentially civilization-destroying thermonuclear warheads, was...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Who Could Have Predicted Trump? Poland, and Hungary, and Slovakia.

Who Could Have Predicted Trump? Poland, and Hungary, and Slovakia.

He was a rich businessman, an outspoken outsider with a love of conspiracy theories. And he was a populist running for president.In 1990, when Donald ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Was the Trump Campaign Working With WikiLeaks and the Russians to Undermine the Clinton Campaign?

Was the Trump Campaign Working With WikiLeaks and the Russians to Undermine the Clinton Campaign?

Let’s put two and two together, then add one more item of breaking news from the Senate Judiciary Committee about Jared Kushner, and then specul...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Democrats Can Win in Alabama—and Everywhere

The trick to mastering the constantly shifting American political landscape is to get ahead of the changes that are sure to come. That’s not alw...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Maine and Arizona: Linked in Infamy

Maine and Arizona: Linked in Infamy

On this Pearl Harbor Day, the story of my father, now deceased, provides a link between two ships, the USS Maine and the USS Arizona, which suffered a...

December 11th, 2017 |  


How we’d fix the Playoffs

How we’d fix the Playoffs

After hearing from the public on a couple occasions, this newspaper has avoided overt commentary on national/world news, instead focusing on local and...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Republican Tax Bills Would Be Paradise for Plutocrats

Republican Tax Bills Would Be Paradise for Plutocrats

The Paradise Papers—the trove of 13.4 million documents leaked largely from the files of Appleby, a Bermuda-based law firm—detail the many...

December 10th, 2017 |  


The Rot Inside the Republican Party

The Rot Inside the Republican Party

One of the precious few salutary aspects of the Trump presidency is that it has forced some members of the mainstream media—and even a few conse...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Trump hitches Mideast policy to a reckless prince

Trump hitches Mideast policy to a reckless prince

Have President Trump and his son-in-law bet their entire Mideast policy on a reckless 32-year-old Saudi crown prince who is getting in over his head?T...

December 8th, 2017 |