There is a rising tide of nativism washing over the United States at this particular moment. We have seen such waves recurrently in our history. In ...
When Donald Trump was just out of school and had begun working for his father, Fred Trump, my late mother-in-law was an office manager in the Trump office in Brooklyn.
Woody's Allen's next film should be a sequel to Irrational Man, Irrational Men which shows the human side of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his crew. Somewhere in Raqqa, the reputed ISIS stronghold Baghdadi will be wandering around a former prison which has been turned into a palace.
With so many interviews, press conferences, tweets, Instagrams and Facebooks, it's hard to keep track of where presidential candidate Donald Trump stands on the issues. And even if you could keep track, a lot of what he says doesn't quite make sense.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump and several of his Republican competitors have now endorsed the notion of doing away with the very first sentence of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Whether we are descended from majority who came here willfully and found a better life, or from the many who came here unwillingly and lived lives of destitution and terror, the fact remains: We are all transplants, all the descendants of immigrants who desired to have a flourishing life.
Let's pretend for a minute that Trump is a serious candidate who really believes the views he espouses on the campaign trail. His xenophobic, racist, unrealistic statements on immigration are getting all the attention, but I think another of his go-to themes is also acting as a major draw for supporters: His argument that he is not beholden to donors.
It seems that whenever a tragedy like the Roanoke one takes place, many of us resort to the most simplistic views, the basest arguments.
Can anyone imagine the spectacle of a President Trump -- from inauguration day and every day thereafter? He would be a bully in a China shop. Nothing would get done on his watch -- except constant verbal fisticuffs with anyone who disagreed with him about practically anything.
"No more anchor babies!" "We'll make the illegals build the wall!" "Repeal the 14th Amendment!" Whatever leads us to our next president, I fear there will be nothing inspirational, sublime, or hopeful about it. The hateful hounds are already loose, and they are very, very loud.
If the state-level Republicans do decide to create loyalty oaths in a naked bid to keep Donald Trump off their primary ballots, his supporters are going to be enraged.
Ransom House announced a $20 million dollar advance for Donald Trump's newest book, Apologizing Is for Losers.
The real fear of Republicans about politically correct discourse is their over-reliance on offensive language to arouse the emotions in their base of marginally-educated white males by appealing to their fear of "the other."
Voto Latino Action Network is dedicated to dispelling false information aimed and harming the Latino community. Unfortunately, this has become a common occurrence with politicians like Donald Trump trying to suppress our community.
Breaking news is often shocking and if you're wanting to make a difference in our news cycle, it is the thing to watch. Tie your public commentary into breaking news and you'll impact the public conversation we're all having about the media coverage.
Investors didn't like what they saw come Monday morning: The market had dropped more than 1,000 points to start the day after a news-worthy decline last week. China was to blame: A decline in the Chinese stock market and fears of the Chinese economy sparked the sell-off that we watched in horror on our home court of Wall Street.