by | Jan 9, 2020

Hours after Qassem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike in Iraq, #WWIII was trending on Twitter. Many Americans, including America’s moral conscience Colin Kaepernick, took to social media to vent their outrage and apprehension at America’s militaristic imperialism. By…

by | Jan 7, 2020

America’s economic growth under Barack Obama was anemic, and the economy would have been even worse had the Democrats enjoyed control over Congress during his two terms. Were the Democrats to return to the White House in 2020, all the…

by | Jan 5, 2020

It’s official: America is losing its religion. According to the Pew Forum, Gallup, the General Social Survey, and several other studies in recent years, this downward trajectory in American religious belief has been the trend for decades. But since 2001,…

by | Jan 5, 2020

Washington Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced Thursday that he was bowing out of the 2020 Democratic primary. The only reason to notice or care is that Castro was one of the more shrill candidates, so it’s…

by | Jan 3, 2020

When Obama got word that Bin Laden was in our sights, he gave the OK to send in Seal Team Six and dispatch Bin Laden to eternal damnation. The Democrats cheered Obama, as though he somehow had done something mighty…

by | Dec 31, 2019

So, dear friends, here we are in the last few hours of the last few days of the decade. And what a crushing, horrific decade it has been. This was the decade in which we started with a black man…

by | Dec 27, 2019

Rosemary Collyer is the presiding judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (the “FISC”). FISC is the judicial body that issues surveillance warrants to our intelligence agencies, principally the FBI, authorizing the interception of electronic communications of people located in…

by | Dec 13, 2019

Writing in my dad for president started out as a barbed joke. Neither Barack Obama nor John McCain seemed like acceptable candidates. Obama was a man of extreme politics and moderate temperament. McCain was a man with an extreme temper…

by | Dec 13, 2019

If, as is likely, you got your French history info from Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca, you know the legendary French Resistance (small bands of patriots that suddenly included 40 million Frenchmen on June 8, 1944) began in Africa as well as…

by | Dec 6, 2019

Every writer out there can learn something from reading the work of his or her fellows, but when the mass of a polarizing election pulls even apolitical work into its gravity well, avoiding ambushes becomes a challenge. It wasn’t until…

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