Reading Time: 3 minutes Influential forces are trying to rewrite history. Their work is made easy when leaders like Barack Obama and Ben Carson are referring to slaves as “immigrants.”
Reading Time: 3 minutes Donald Trump was hailed for a presidential address to Congress. But was it? Here is what he should have said during the speech’s most memorable moment.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump, who is usually so modest, has proclaimed that he is the least racist and least anti-Semitic person. At a time when hate crimes are up and racial rifts have been laid bare, that’s a stroke of good fortune for the US.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In calling the media an “enemy of the American people,” Donald Trump takes an ugly page from an 80-year-old playbook on how to dismantle a democracy.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The GOP has spent decades protecting its deep-pocketed supporters by withholding facts from the public. Now that they control Congress and the White House, expect this “War on Information” to go into overdrive.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Bannon believes the “Judeo-Christian West” is engaged in a war without realizing it. In Donald Trump, has he finally found the person who will fight back for him?
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump wants an investigation into his unproven claim that millions of illegal votes were cast for Hillary Clinton. Enterprising lawmakers could take any findings to further suppress the right of minorities to vote.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Donald Trump’s treatment of the press gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves for years of shoddy work.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Corporate cable news fails to live up to its role as part of the free press. We get lots of opinion but not nearly enough critical information on serious issues. Such negligence gives those in power the sense that they are accountable only to the people who write their checks — and not the public.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Outgoing President Barack Obama is leaving his successor with a wide array of tools he used to wage war and obscure the work of the government.