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Afghanistan War lasted 20 years and cost $2 trillion. Enough is enough.

The media have been in a feeding frenzy in the criticism of the Biden administration’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq. “Laser focused on blaming Biden for a military defeat two decades in the making, while wildly overplaying the evacuation story in terms of historical context, the press seems genuinely eager to echo GOP […]

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What’s behind the GOP reversal on COVID-19 vaccines? Money

You might have noticed a seemingly sudden turnaround by many Republican lawmakers, right-wing media personalities, and others with an oversize influence on conservative voters. They now claim that getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a great idea after all. The United States has not escaped the worldwide surge in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths caused by the […]

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Trump has ruined our inauguration celebration

It used to be that the people of the United States looked at presidential inaugurations with a sense of pride. But like just about everything else he touches, Donald Trump has broken that, too. Even if your candidate lost, you knew the inauguration was momentous — the views of the buildings in Washington, D.C., the […]

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Trump finally got his ‘American carnage’

In his inaugural address in January 2017, Donald Trump promised to end “American carnage.” As his (thankfully single) term in office is about to end, he finally figured out a way to get his deranged followers to deliver that carnage. As the world watched in horror, thousands of Trump supporters from such white supremacy and […]

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Biden Cabinet picks show the adults are back in charge

Well, that’s refreshing. The men and women President-Elect Joe Biden has chosen for his Cabinet and Cabinet-level posts so far not only look like America, as he promised, but also are capable of doing their jobs in a way to reassert America’s standing in the world and to reassure U.S. allies that they will no […]

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You lost, Trump. Get over it and step aside.

With the news that PRESIDENT-ELECT Joe Biden has taken the lead in votes in Georgia and Pennsylvania, it’s now clear that the Donald Trump era in America will soon be coming to an end. Adding those two states’ counts to Biden’s total puts Biden over the 270 Electoral College votes he needs to win the […]

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America is ready to change the channel on Trump

The Donald Trump show has jumped the shark. After four years of watching Trump in his natural habitat of bad TV, U.S. voters are ready to tell him that his show is canceled. Yes, it’s still possible that Trump might win the election on Nov. 3, which is now less than three weeks away. Possible, […]

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Kamala Harris is wearing Chuck Taylors and I’m all for it

By making a definite fashion statement about comfortable footwear, Kamala Harris has taken a bold step forward for women everywhere. The Democratic vice presidential candidate took a campaign trip to Wisconsin on Labor Day to speak to Black union members, business leaders, and the family of Jacob Blake, the Kenosha man shot seven times in […]

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Trump has jumped off the QAnon cliff

If the latest wacko conspiracy theories aren’t enough for Donald Trump, don’t worry — he’ll just make up some new ones, this time involving Democrats in dark shadows and planes carrying protesting thugs. In an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, no stranger to conspiracy theories herself, Trump played his usual cards to distract the […]

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Biden displays compassion, competence over Trump on coronavirus

Former Vice President Joe Biden has shown us why he deserves to be the Democratic presidential nominee and why he will beat Donald Trump in November. While Americans are left confused by inaction, contradictions, and downright lies from the Trump administration — mostly from Trump himself — on how best to fight the novel coronavirus […]

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