Joseph Palermo: Any Democrat who manages to win the White House in 2020 must not follow the Obama blueprint of naively trying to play nice with the Republicans expecting them to “reach across the aisle.” Those days are over.
Evelia Jones: Hemings was with Jefferson from the late 1780s until his death in 1826.
Johnny Townsend: Moderates, pledge what you will. Choose the nominee you want. But don’t think that you can make such a personal, life-altering choice for the rest of us.
Berry Craig: Comer kept pleasing his lord and liege who is hobnobbing with North Korea’s homicidal communist dictator in Hanoi, Vietnam’s communist capital.
Johnny Townsend: Mainstream pundits never seem to say, “We’re in serious danger here. Centrist Democrats had better read the writing on the wall and move further to the left so we can stay unified.”
Protection of property is among the most common causes of dog bites, with the term “property” encompassing everything from food to human beings.
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: What can be done to advance our agenda over the next two years when attention will be devoted to mostly two parties and the presidential race?
Norman Solomon: The overarching fear that defenders of oligarchy have about Sanders is not that he’s out of step with most Americans—it’s that he’s in step with them.
Robert Reich: Donald Trump is violating the Constitution. He is negating our system of government based on the rule of law. He is violating a president’s core responsibility to protect American democracy.
Lance Simmens: Leading the charge into the vast dystopian universe is a Nitwit-in-Chief whose Faustian bargain is predicated on the hedge that all hell will break loose most likely after his time is up on Earth.
Robert Koehler: Unavoidably, a line of connection runs straight from the yearbook photo to the worst of American history: lynching, slavery, genocide.
Johnny Townsend: If you and your family were trapped in a burning home and there were just three options for escape, which would you choose? This is the dilemma facing American voters today.
Michael T. Hertz: We know that all the Democratic candidates will be lined up against Trump. So why shouldn’t each of them promise to include in their own ads a uniform anti-Trump statement?