The horrors played on TV sets across the country generated an outrage that provided the final impetus for passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
This is the line between a constitutional republic and a presidential autocracy.
A new generation of leaders is rising that just may be ready to take on the fight for the moral center. They will only succeed with a popular movement
Northam’s actions were offensive and wrong even at the time he committed them.
President Trump apparently has decided that intervention in Venezuela’s agonies can help repair an image scarred by the government shutdown debacle.
In recent days, he recognized an obscure, right-wing opposition leader when he declared himself acting president. Trump has blustered that “I am not going to rule out a military option.” Mike Pompeo, his secretary of state told the world’s nations to “pick a side” in the internal Venezuelan standoff.
With the government still partially shut down, partisan politics is generating more heat than light.
Since the striking victories of Democrats up and down the ballot in 2018, President Donald Trump has been flailing more and more wildly.
This administration is the most hostile to civil rights and to equal justice under the law than any since the passage of the Civil Rights laws.
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.