Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

One person’s historic memorial is another’s painful reminder of oppression

It’s been said- correctly, as it turns out- that history is written by the victors. More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, symbols of the Confederacy… Read more »

“The single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history?” Not quite.

Call it lack of self-awareness or lack of integrity, but there’s definitely something lacking in this President. The vociferous impotent protesting over the attention being paid to what some are… Read more »

We have faced the enemy…and it is us

Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant to step the ocean and crush us at a blow? Never! All the armies of Europe, Asia, and Africa combined, with all the… Read more »

Why anyone could believe Republicans deserve to be handed the reins of government defies understanding

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — Jason Chaffetz, the Utah congressman wrapping up his first term atop the powerful House Oversight Committee, unendorsed Donald Trump weeks ago. That freed him up to… Read more »

Welcome to Oregon, where even the ham sandwiches have a “D” beside their names

Sen. Ron Wyden is as close to a lock for reelection as anyone is this crazy election year, especially in a solid blue state where Republicans thought it a fine… Read more »

#BasketOfDeplorables: The angry reaction that misses the forest for the trees

You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right? [Laughter/applause]. The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic… Read more »