Another Perspective
by | Aug 12, 2019

Starting on July 22, American Muslim politicians, activists, and researchers converged in Washington, D.C., for the Muslim Collective for Equitable Democracy 2019. Self-congratulatory language aside, the conference was ultimately a place for Muslim political actors to talk shop and discuss…

by | Aug 9, 2019

August 9 is the 45th anniversary of the resignation of Richard Nixon, the only president in American history to resign or be removed from office. We know what triggered his resignation. He was already on the ropes after two and…

by | Aug 7, 2019

The federal government shutdown at the beginning of the year created some pressing problems for tens of thousands of Americans, many of whom were forced to go without work, transportation, or paychecks. In response, many nonprofit organizations in the D.C. area…

by | Aug 2, 2019

The Associated Press, the Washington Post, the Charlotte Observer, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and undoubtedly other media outlets carried reports of President Trump’s July 30 visit to Jamestown as part of the 400th anniversary of the House of Burgesses’ first meeting in the…

by | Jul 31, 2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces seized the British oil tanker Stena Impero on July 19, an outrage that follows Iran’s June 13 attacks on two oil tankers and the June 20 downing of an American drone. Yet rather than focusing on an increasingly…

by | Jul 28, 2019

Washington It was utterly delusional for House Democrats to think that compelling former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before two House committees would change minds about impeaching President Donald Trump. Democrats told themselves that because most Americans did not…

by | Jul 26, 2019

The San Francisco School Board recently confronted perhaps the greatest crisis in the city’s history. Forget fire, earthquake, fear of Japanese attack, and murder of the mayor by a disgruntled ex-city councilman. Washington High School sports an extensive mural of…

by | Jul 23, 2019

Nationalism is big these days among conservatives. Only I’m not sure if they know what that means. American nationalism must be liberal, multicultural, and fraternal. That is its logic and why it is benign. The icons of American nationhood are…

by | Jul 20, 2019

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy boldly declared that the United States would send a man to the moon and safely bring him home before the end of that decade. Apollo 11 accomplished that mission in 1969. In the process, the names Neil Armstrong,…

by | Jul 16, 2019

We live in dumb times. —Tammy Bruce, Tucker Carlson, June 11, 2019   Chris Wallace: In June 2011, Chris Wallace asked Michele Bachmann, presidential candidate and Minnesota congresswoman, “Are you a flake?” It’s hard to think of any candidate for…

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