Today, the men we were taught to revere as the great captains, explorers, missionaries and nation-builders are seen by many as part of a racist, imperialist, genocidal enterprise, wicked men who betrayed and eradicated the peace-loving natives who had welcomed them.

President Donald Trump's first budget proposal is finally out, and it boldly promises to deliver a "new foundation for American greatness." I guess that grandiose language is supposed to resonate with those voters who don't understand how the budget process actually works. The sad reality is that this budget would accomplish no such thing, for several reasons.

We now have presidents waging war at their pleasure, exactly like the monarchs of the British Empire. But this was not the intent of the founders.

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the governor of Jakarta, Indonesia's largest city, recently lost his reelection bid and was also sentenced to prison for saying that the Koran does not forbid Muslims from voting for non-Muslims.

A debilitating and potentially dangerous time for President Trump has now begun, courtesy of his deputy attorney general.

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