In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey, asserting in a flurry of tweets Wednesday that Republicans and Democrats "will be thanking me." Trump did not mention any effect the firing might have on the probe...
As a longtime newspaper columnist who still covers courts, government and photographs sports and features for newspapers, I -- by nature -- run into contentious conversations with folks. Many talk with anger, hate and obscenities. Some declare that another armed...
President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in the fallout over Comey's probe of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's emails last year, saying Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the agency. "It is essential...
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates says she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about...
An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, nearly four months into Donald Trump's presidency. Trump repeatedly dismisses the story as "fake news," but the investigations show no sign...
In New Orleans, some die-hards are trying to fight the American Civil War all over again by trying to stop the city from removing monuments to the conflict from prominent spots in the city. A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert...
After a series of stinging legal defeats, President Donald Trump's administration hopes to convince a federal appeals court that his travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries is motivated by national security, not religion. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
Cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid will give states the freedom to tailor the program to suit their needs, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Sunday, as he defended a narrowly passed House bill that aims to...
President Donald Trump's choice for Army secretary has withdrawn his nomination in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. Mark Green, a Republican state senator from Tennessee, said in a...
In the latest Congressional example of governing without reason or understanding and actions driven by hate, not consideration, Republicans in the House of Representatives Thursday approved a questionable bill aimed at reforming the nation's health care system. What emerged from...