Authoritarian Bumbling

Authoritarian Bumbling

The real story of the Trump administration to date isn’t about any one policy. It’s about Trump and a small group of insiders throwing the...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Kasich has something to say

Kasich has something to say

A few weeks back I attended the Toner Prize dinner in Washington, held in memory of the late New York Times reporter Robin Toner. The award is given t...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The Emerging Worldwide Alliance of Right-wing Parties, Led by Putin and Trump

The Emerging Worldwide Alliance of Right-wing Parties, Led by Putin and Trump

Political parties on the far right are today enjoying a surge of support that they have not experienced since their heyday in the 1930s.This phenomeno...

April 26th, 2017 |  



The NY Times and North Korea

The NY Times and North Korea

Three opinion pieces on US policy toward North Korea have appeared in the New York Times in the past week. They deserve critical comment.The writers a...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Encumbrances – State Churches, O’Reilly and Kim Jong Un

Encumbrances – State Churches, O’Reilly and Kim Jong Un

An encumbrance will often weigh us down or prevent us from going forward.Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbia, Missouri should not receive taxpayer dolla...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Get real about preventing war

Get real about preventing war

During further escalation of tensions between the United States and North Korea, pundits and other experts are trying to figure out what was behind th...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbors

Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbors

If we take the time to get to know one another, we’ll find that we don’t have to live in fear.For a South Jersey girl, my upbringing was m...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Trump’s Bad Deal on Trade

Trump’s Bad Deal on Trade

Trump says he’ll spike bad trade deals, but he’s still letting the big corporations that write them make the rules.Candidate Donald Trump ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Trump’s Phony Populism on Military Spending

Trump’s Phony Populism on Military Spending

The president says he’ll protect our interests against the boondoggle weapons makers. Don’t believe him.There’s a lot of misdirectio...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Cut Low-Skilled Immigration to RAISE American Wages

Cut Low-Skilled Immigration to RAISE American Wages

The Senate could soon vote to give millions of Americans their biggest pay-raise in decades.The proposal in question isn’t a minimum wage hike o...

April 25th, 2017 |