When Trump officially nominates Kentucky socialite Kelly Knight Craft as ambassador to the United Nations next week, the US will have officially killed off any semblance of making efforts toward international diplomacy.
Sure, turning down an invite to a banquet for Donald Trump is little more than gesture politics. But throwing a banquet for Donald Trump is gesture politics on a grand scale to begin with, and of the two, I know which gesture I prefer.
The tragic death of 22-year old Saoirse Kennedy Hill, a grandniece of slain President John Kennedy, has reminded the US and the world that the US was once led by a beloved, progressive and inspiring man rather than a widely despised and denigrated retrograde.
If the US-Cuba embargo policy model has proven anything in the last 60 years, it’s that starving people doesn’t bring about regime change. Instead, they flee into exile. Already, Venezuelans have not only mimicked the Cubans on making the choice to emigrate rather than endure hardship — but surpassed them.
County commissioners in the rural American West possess the daunting authority of Afghan warlords, it’s been said. They wield their power by demanding federal agencies do their bidding in the vast expanse of public lands
When I found out that Kirstjen Nielsen was resigning as Homeland Security secretary, I posted this on Facebook:
On Monday, Rep. Joaquin Castro, a Democrat who represents part of San Antonio in Congress and whose twin brother, Julian Castro, is running for president, tweeted out a list of 44 San Antonians who had made the maximum allowable donations
The Pentagon’s inspector general has issued a report saying that Daesh, which still can field 14,000 to 18,000 fighters, is reviving in Syria and Iraq. The report, which covers the period from April 1 to June 30th, 2019, says Donald Trump’s
Former Secretary of State John Kerry, the man who negotiated and signed the landmark Paris climate accord on behalf of the United States, is working on a new initiative that will seek to punish President Donald Trump and other politicians for failing to combat climate change.