Thursday, December 13, 2018
I just learned about 4/20, on my tour of a cannabis cultivation center in a nondescript warehouse on an industrial strip next to a freeway in Washington, D.C., where I live. Licensed under the name Phyto Management, the center...
Republicans searching for an antidote to the Trump toxin have glommed onto impeachment, framing it as a Democratic deep state coup to unseat a conservative president. With the FBI raiding the home and office and hotel room of President...
Barbara Bush was everybody’s grandmother. White haired, a tad overweight, and unafraid to speak truth to power, she made no pretense to glamour, and the American people loved her for it. She died Tuesday at age 92, closing the...
Sworn in to replace the disgraced Richard Nixon, President Gerald Ford declared, “My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.” Three months later, 76 Democrats won House seats, “some in districts that hadn’t elected a Democrat since before...
The empire struck back Tuesday in Illinois. After more than a year of the Democratic Resistance sucking up all the oxygen, Dan Lipinski, a 51-year-old conservative Democrat in a Southside Chicago working class district narrowly beat back a challenge...
When I realized I would be spending three full days at an all men’s college in rural Indiana, and that the theme of my visit would be the #MeToo movement, I felt a moment of panic. When the political...
It’s time to sound the alarm again on another bunch of Trump judges queuing up for confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Like the earlier nominees, they are overwhelmingly white and male. One in three has something explicit in their...
The numbers tell the story of America’s discontent. A quarter of voters name dissatisfaction with government as the number one problem facing the country today. More voters identify as independents (44 percent) than either Democrats (32 percent) or Republicans...
What the Parkland shooting survivors are doing is both different and heroic. Just days after the most traumatic event in their young lives, they’re speaking truth to power. They’re in Tallahassee pressing Florida lawmakers for tighter gun laws, and...
Billy Graham’s Crusades for Christ attracted thousands in the 1950s, shaping the beliefs of a generation of Americans and introducing many to an evangelical faith little known outside the Deep South. Followers were drawn more by his personal magnetism...

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