Truth isn’t truth

Did you know that truth isn’t truth? Don’t take my word for it. Donald Trump’s lead attorney, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, said so Sunday morning on Meet the […]

Democracy requires a free press

Last week the Boston Globe called on American newspapers, large and small, to publish editorials today in defense of a free press. And while I’ve never been a professional reporter, […]

Silence is acquiescence

Come on, Congress. Grow a pair! How much longer will you endure Trump’s lies, near-treasonous behavior, and muddled “double negative” explanations? Surely you can’t not understand that he’s throwing all […]

Good riddance, Scott Pruitt

I couldn’t help smiling this evening when I came across this fortuitous placement of elements on a news site. Best of NBC news indeed. Best for any network … except […]

Free the children, lock up Sessions

I’ve never condoned illegal immigration. But trying to discourage it by separating children from their parents is unconscionable. Those children are guilty only of having parents. When I first heard […]

‘Be Best’?

I’m among those who don’t understand what Melania Trump means with her “Be Best” campaign. My first thought was that since English is her second language, maybe she just missed […]