Most people are familiar with the symbolism behind a white flag.
From television, movies, and literature, we understand it to indicate surrender.
But a new phenomenon has emerged in America.
Some Donald Trump supporters have taken to displaying black American flags outside their homes, and if you see one, you…
I never thought much about my two open-heart surgeries before.
That’s probably because I had them when I was too young to remember and have lived my life forgetting they even happened.
I never had to take any medication, never had any restrictions.
The only vestige of my unique medical…
There normally wouldn’t be any reason to waste time explaining this so-called “ Q Anon “ conspiracy theory, except some of…
A seat on a local school board isn’t traditionally a controversial, high-profile position.
Boards of education do not usually make front-page news.
They aren’t responsible for national security, federal budgets, environmental policy, healthcare, defense, or immigration.
Most couldn’t pick their elected school officials out in a crowd.
But these aren’t…
For the first time in United States history, someone sentenced to prison was prosecuted not by the US Justice Dept. (DOJ) but by an attorney working for a private corporation.
Even months before election day, Donald Trump was peddling the “big lie” that “the only way we’re going to lose this election is if the election is rigged.”
Historian Ken Burns is one of the foremost documentary filmmakers in America, renowned for marathon features about myriad subjects from the Vietnam War, the Roosevelts, World War II, prohibition, jazz, the Central Park Five, Mark Twain, Thomas Jefferson, Ernest Hemingway, and, most recently, Muhammad Ali.
Democrats have a day to prove they are capable of delivering on President Joe Biden’s campaign promise of “building back better.”
If they fail, they risk a republican rout in next year’s mid-term elections and possibly the White House in 2024.
Image credit: Haitian Times
“What the hell are we doing here?”
That’s the question Democratic California Congresswoman Maxine Waters exclaimed last week in response to images of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback whipping Haitian asylum seekers who have been living in a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas.
After decades of hearing republicans harangue about debt, deficits, and “fiscal responsibility,” one would assume that when they are in the congressional majority and/or the White House, our economy would be stronger and more “fiscally responsible.”
But here’s what actually happens.
History has shown that when put in the driver’s…