Reading Time: 3 minutes While the cost of the War on Terror in terms of taxpayer funds is enormous, it’s US veterans who are paying the highest price.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Ex-boss of USDA Food Safety “retires,” then reappears working for meat production company. Coincidence? Or fat cat in the hen house?
Reading Time: 12 minutes Anthony Weiner heads to prison today. Still unaddressed: Was Weiner — with his known weaknesses — targeted as part of a successful effort to derail Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Democrats need a plan that goes beyond calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment if they want to win back the House of Representatives — or any election.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Many of the reasons why Americans want to keep Syrian refugees out of the US will sound particularly familiar to the Vietnamese boat people who have heard it all before and proved the critics wrong.
Reading Time: 3 minutes When President Donald Trump goes to the gutter, his staff is expected to go with him. And they do — even the “adults in the room” such as General John Kelly.
Reading Time: 10 minutes US debt is out of control. Government debt is more than the total GDP, and individual Americans are burdened by mortgage, student loan, and credit card debt, while seeing little improvement in their wages. Can the course be corrected?
Reading Time: 7 minutes While experts are relieved to see some states finally taking cyber threats seriously, they say the nation as a whole still isn’t where it needs to be to prevent future interference by foreign or domestic forces.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Puerto Rico needs a “Marshall Plan” to recover from the double devastation of Hurricane Maria and the economic austerity imposed by Congress.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A popular argument against removing Confederate statues is that it would be “erasing history.” If preserving history were the real concern, where are the monuments to great civil rights figures in the South?