Democrats Likely to Retake Senate

A hundred days out, a wave election is the best bet.

Police Shouldn’t Be Anonymous

Cops aren’t soldiers or spies but fellow citizens.

Cops Should Not Look Like Soldiers

Pentagon officials are speaking out about the militarization of police.

Non-Violent Protests

At what point does a demonstration become something else?

Federal Agents Using Strong-Arm Tactics in America’s Cities

Portland may be a preview of what’s to come.

John Lewis Dead at 80

A civil rights legend has passed.

NPR Hit Hard by Pandemic

Telecommuting has taken a bite out of an industry built on commuting.

Washington NFL Team to Change Name

“Redskins” no more.

Tulsa Covid Outbreak

A result of the Trump rally?

Protestors Getting Hit By Cars

A researcher has documented 66 separate incidents since May 27.

Reaction to Letter on Justice and Open Debate Proves its Point

Free speech is not for everyone.

Gun Violence Spiking Across American Cities

A marked rise in shooting deaths is going largely unnoticed.

A Diminished, Surreal July 4th

The crowd for DC’s fireworks celebration was small but weird.

Mob Tears Down Baltimore Columbus Statue

A controversial monument in Little Italy has been destroyed.

Trump’s Mount Rushmore Diatribe

The President is desperate and unwell and the press is making no bones about it.

Will Trump Quit?

I don’t see it.

NFL to Play ‘Black National Anthem’ Before Games

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” will reportedly precede the “Star-Spangled Banner” in the opening week.

Pediatricians Urge In-Person School

Contra the CDC, the AAP says getting kids to class outweighs the modest risk of their catching COVID-19.

Let All The Poisons That Lurk In The Mud Hatch Out

This St. Louis couple neatly summarizes what’s wrong with America.

Mississippi to Remove Confederate Symbol from its Flag

The Magnolia State is the last in the nation to have the stars and bars on its state banner.

Mark Zuckerberg Loses $7 Billion

An ad boycott has the Facebook co-founder down to his last $82.3 billion.

Black is Back

The evolution of America’s racial language continues.

Tulsa Flipped the Script from Horror to Comedy

Something significant was going to happen to Tulsa. Who could have predicted a genre shift?

Biden’s Massive Lead

President Trump is behind 14 points in the latest NYT poll.

Trump Rally Flops Bigly

The President gave a delusional rant to a half-empty stadium thanks to some crazy kids.

Amy Klobuchar Withdraws from Race She Wasn’t In

The Senator from Minnesota is no longer a candidate for Vice President.

Aunt Jemima Has Been Canceled

A brand dating back to 1889 is being retired.

Dave Chappelle’s 8:46

Arguably the best comedian of his generation is not kidding around.

Cancel Cancel Culture

The state of American debate is not strong.

World Reopening Even though Pandemic is Still Raging

The lockdowns are ending and likely not coming back.

The Politics of Images

Official White House photos from the Battle of Lafayette Square.

Biden Leads By Electoral College-Proof Margins

The vagaries of our Presidential election mechanism gave us a surprising result in 2016. That’s unlikely this year.

New Evidence in Arbery Shooting

The preliminary hearing revealed a damning case against the shooter of a young black man.

New Charges in George Floyd Killing

Balancing social justice and criminal justice in a politically charged environment.

White Supremacist Steve King Ousted in GOP Primary

Iowa Republicans have had enough of being represented by a racist buffoon.

President Trump Departs for Florida President Donald J. Trump salutes as he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of White House en route to Joint Base Andrews Md. Saturday, May 30, 2020, for his trip to Cape Canaveral, Fla. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) President Trump Departs for Florida President Donald J. Trump salutes as he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of White House en route to Joint Base Andrews Md. Saturday, May 30, 2020, for his trip to Cape Canaveral, Fla. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Trump Threatens Troops to ‘Dominate’ and ‘Put Down’ Movement

The President of the United States is on the precipice of fascism.

After the Protests: What Then?

How to translate understandable frustration at injustice into tangible reform?

Violence Overshadowing Protests

The mayhem surrounding the demonstrations is drawing attention away from the grievance behind them.

Thinking about the Injustice that Feeds the Flame

The evidence is clear. Injustice feeds rage and rage sometimes boils over.

Trump vs Biden on the Protests

The contrast could not be more clear.

Do Violent Protests Get Results?

If the goal is to change politics, not just vent frustration, messaging is important.

Protests, Riots, and Looting

Outside agitators, including white supremacist groups, are shaping public perception of the George Floyd protests.

Klobuchar May Be Casualty of Minneapolis

Former prosecutors are suddenly “out.”

Pentagon (Maybe) On Alert to Stabilize Minneapolis

The President has reportedly invoked the Insurrection Act.

Derek Chauvin Arrested in George Floyd Killing

The wheels of justice ran more swiftly than usual.

Twitter Flags Trump for ‘Glorifying Violence’

The President is sending a terrible message.

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in a tree planting ceremony in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day Wednesday, April 22, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks) President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in a tree planting ceremony in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day Wednesday, April 22, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Trump in Trouble

Things are not looking good.

White House Coronavirus Update Briefing President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House COVID-19 Coronavirus task force, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus update briefing Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) White House Coronavirus Update Briefing President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House COVID-19 Coronavirus task force, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus update briefing Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Candor on COVID a Firing Offense

President Trump can’t handle the truth.