The shutdown will do real damage to many federal employees and their families.
Instead of turning us on one another, he called us to our highest selves. We should not let the deeper meaning of Christmas be lost in the wrappings.
Immigration policy is about a humane, sensible system to deal with legal immigration, cut down on illegal entry and help those seeking asylum.
In 2019, we will commemorate 400 years since the first 20 slaves were transported by ship from Africa by white slave traders and landed in Jamestown.
In the wake of EJ Bradford’s shooting, there’s justifiable fear that police are closing ranks, using secrecy to subvert justice and protect their own.
Mississippi has been notorious for its racial division and has paid a price for it. It’s the poorest state in the union, and can’t attract investment.
Over the next two years, Americans will have to choose once more.
Americans did not elect Democrats to harass Trump personally. They elected them to hold his administration accountable to law and to push for reforms.
Whatever the result of the election, America, in the face of the Trump campaign and Republican control, is returning to the moral center.
Seeds of violence have been strewn across this country. Hatreds that lay fallow have been roused. Divisions have been sharpened.