Nothing Donald Trump does should distract journalists from staying focused on the plight of families the U.S. has separated for the crime of being poor and nonwhite.
The state's 38-year failed attempt to make capital punishment constitutional has resulted in more than 1,000 death verdicts and 13 executions—at a total cost of $5 billion.
President Obama’s decision to spare CIA torturers from prosecution is wrong. "Good Germans who were only following orders" are not exempt from the bar of justice. Individuals must be held responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
To listen to the bloviators, “religious extremist” means Muslim, and too many Americans buy in without understanding that this “God is (only) on our side” nonsense infects elements in pretty much every belief system. A mandate from God that the adherents of this particular One True Faith should take over our nation’s institutions? Yup.