Observations from the berm

Making America great again is becoming more challenging by the day, especially since the national debt has surpassed the unprecedented mark of $20 trillion with no end in sight. More...

Stay the course; avert chaos

It is unclear if climate change causes more hurricanes. However, it appears that warmer water increases the intensity of larger hurricanes. More...

Some 'Handmaid's Tale' lunacy

Donald Trump, much to his chagrin, never won an Emmy for “The Apprentice,” but he can now take indirect credit for a clutch of the awards. The Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale” won eight Emmys on Sunday night, a sweep fueled, in part, by the wid More...

Last chance to steal our health care

What does it say about the cruelty of human nature today that Senate Republicans — many of them millionaires — would try once again, at the last minute, to steal the medical care of 15 million of their fellow Americans?  More...

Been there, done that

Afghanistan was considered ground zero of terrorism because that’s where the mainstay of al Qaeda’s leadership was holed up after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks even though the majority of the terrorists were Saudis. More...

Please nix the boondoggle

Do you recall last year this time, all of the talk about a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border? It was going to be the biggest, most beautiful wall ever. So, have you heard much about that wall? No?  More...

Poll

Should the U.S. take military action against N. Korea if diplomatic efforts to curb its nuclear weapons program are exhausted and sanctions are not working?