For the last month, Donald Trump has been on another reinvention tour, thanks to the softening touch of his new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway. With his apparent "outreach" to the African American community, he appears to be shifting from serving as the de facto head of the alt-right to recasting himself as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
When I was so much younger then (no, despite the lyrics, I'm not younger than that now) all my friends and I talked about was sex, music, sex, sex and occasionally sex.
There was some rather important economic news yesterday, which could be summed up as "things are getting better."
The Media seems to have a penchant for exploiting news of relatively questionable value, highlighting it in an attempt to make it equivalent to stuff that really matters.
Rodrigo Duterte has only been in office a few months in the Philippines but is giving Donald Trump a run for his money as the most bombastic and outrageous political figure on the global media stage.
Back in '08, when people said Barack Obama was "the one," I didn't realize they meant that he would be "the one" and only person standing alone in blocking the path to justice for the 9/11 victims' families.
Just as the conscience of America was jolted awake by the shocking images of peaceful civil rights defenders being violently set upon in the '60s, so is it being aroused today by the horrifying sight of peaceful native rights defenders being brutalized.
Maybe after five years of awful turmoil, tens of thousands of deaths, millions of refugees and vast destruction of cities, giving into Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad is not the worst option for Obama at this point.
Hillary Clinton made a deplorable basket case this weekend. That is, she made the case that "half" of the supporters of Donald Trump belong in a "basket of deplorables." It just sounds funnier to say it the first way, that's all.
Policing the globe is not America's job. Protecting the interest of wealthy allies like Denmark and other European states is not America's job. Sacrificing its people's lives and wealth to suppress tragic but irrelevant conflicts around the globe is not America's job.
The United States is indeed exceptional. It is the only country that ushers in a new presidency by displacing thousands of the highest executive bran...
Recently, the Office of Science and Technology Policy hosted a White House meeting of over 175 organizers of makerspaces. Passionate and creative organizers shared their ideas for building vibrant and inclusive Maker communities in cities and towns across the country.
There is no more fundamental and profound issue for the future of humanity than the habitability of our planet, still the only one we have. And as cli...
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The Obama administration has quietly voiced warnings that its putative deal with the Russian government is at a breaking point, and said it is running...
It is quite possible that a question from an unknown Malaysian female journalist in Laos was the genesis for the sudden and unexpected intervention by the Obama administration.