In 2008, Barack Obama promised a fundamental transformation of America. Where that promise has gone unfulfilled the most is in areas of sexual and racial discrimination. What's worse is the official sanction given to such discrimination. Let's look at some of it.
History is not only “written by the victors,” but by “the ignorant,” “the biased,” and “the devious.” The book reviewed here fills in important missing pieces of American history.
Perhaps the most important issue for America’s voters in 2016 is the future staffing of the U.S. Supreme Court. There are long lists of other matters to be considered by whoever becomes the next President and which party dominates both houses of Congress. But whoever gets tapped for the Court and survives the Senate confirmation hearings will, because a place on the Court is a lifetime appointment, be in a position to shape much of what happens for decades.
Headlines and electronic media have been full of the gory details surrounding the horrendous crime in Orlando. At least 50 are dead (one being the killer) and more are wounded. But many reporters and commentators have claimed that the rampage was a “senseless” crime. That assessment is itself senseless
Any other high government official who might have been found as contemptuous of rules regarding email use as Hillary Clinton would surely have been speedily dumped and never considered as a candidate for the highest office in the land.