Step by step, Trump destroys our democracy

Anyone old enough to remember “The Three Stooges” may also remember one of their most famous skits, “Niagara Falls.” In this bit, each time Moe...

Sen. McCain is a patriot and a man of honor

As Sen. John McCain battles against a brutal affliction, he has earned recognition as a man of honor. He has served his country, often...

Heroes, prayers and condolences are not enough

If not for the courage of the first responders and the heroism of private citizens such as Jonathan Smith, a 30-year-old father of three...

How I know Donald Trump hates women

It probably is not necessary for me to say this, but if you didn’t already know it, we know that Donald Trump hates women....

A victory for the financial industry, a loss for consumers

In the dead of night on Oct. 24, Vice President Mike Pence struck a blow against consumers, further empowering the banks and financial institutions...

Yes, we are Americans, too

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have had dreadful impact upon millions. There are those, like No. 45, who believe that there has been an...

A son of Birmingham becomes its mayor

In our nation’s history, Birmingham, Ala., will forever be tied to some of the most troubling and tragic imagery of the civil rights movement...

Trump traffics in race and diversion

  President Trump has a knack for diverting attention from his failures, often using race as the vehicle. So when Sen. John McCain came out...

Let’s talk about White-on-Black crime

However one might search, there’s no rationalization that can support the inhumanity of the Las Vegas shootings. For the sake of our children, it’s...

Fake math fuels Trump’s lousy tax reform

“Rightful taxation is the price of social order. In other words, it is that portion of the citizen’s property which he yields up to...

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