GOP Obstructionist Antics Signal its Demise

Here’s the question of the day: Do we really need a Republican Party? And if so, why? Once the party of giants like Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, and Nelson Rockefeller, it’s now led by political Lilliputians like Mitch McConnell,...

Why Our Taliban’s Gaining Traction

The Dutch government is the Afghanistan War’s latest casualty. When the Labor Party recently exited the Netherlands’ ruling coalition government to protest the extension of the Dutch deployment in Afghanistan, the Taliban rejoiced. Perhaps you thought I meant...

Racism Just Isn’t Funny

A few weeks ago some frat boys at the University of California, San Diego, pulled what they thought of as a prank–just a fun thing. In mock honor of Black History Month they held an off-campus “Compton Cookout,” named after the largely black suburb...