Larry Wines: After riding all night as one prong of a US Army unit — sent to find and return Native American Indians to the Reservation on which the government had ordered them to live — that army unit found them.
H. Scott Prosterman: The NRA used to represent firearm safety; now they represent terrorists’ right to bear arms in schools, nightclubs and everywhere.
Bill Honigman: In a booming voice we all know and remember so well, and seemingly out of no where, Tim Carpenter stands and starts to chant, “Let Jerry speak! Let Jerry speak!”
Ernest Canning: The “ballot clutter” argument suggests that voters lack the ability to distinguish this monumentally important ballot proposition from the numerous corporate-funded special interest ballot measures that frequently appear during general elections in California.
Sharon Kyle: Although corporate controlled mainstream media ignores the vast majority of the ballot, the LA Progressive has provided an updated Progressive Voter Guide and a Judging the Judges piece to help you to be a more informed voter.
Seth Abramson: The D.C. primary is scheduled for June 14th, and the atmosphere in the city on June 11th would be — if Trump merely says “yes” to an invitation he’s already said yes to twice — absolutely electric.
Sharon Kyle: As if to prep the populace for their desired outcome, for weeks, mainstream corporate media has been readying the people for a Clinton/Trump general election contest.
Sharon Kyle: He was, perhaps the most iconic boxing figure in history, but it was so much more than boxing that made him beloved by the black community, his boxing fans, his nation and beyond.
Sharon Kyle: Progressives who really want to see a populist movement–for real–need to be intentional about how they shape the future of this movement–if they want real change.
Bruce Lerro: If Donald Trump continues to make a lot of noise, most importantly if he continues to arouse the Trumpsters, the Council of Foreign Relations will have a little talk with Donald Trump (if they haven’t already). Donald Trump Howard Beale
Walter Moss: If, as thinkers from Aristotle to Pope Francis believe, the main task of politics is furthering the common good, then what we should wish for above all in a president is someone who possesses the wisdom qualities to accomplish this goal. Donald Trump Fool
Every four years political parties develop a “party platform” a formal set of principal goals the party supports which is used to appeal to the general public. The discreet components of the platform are known as “planks”. The planks can be used to appeal to specific constituencies while the overall platform is ultimately put forward to garner public support.
James Loewen: Just because African Americans are out of sight, they should never be out mind. They are never out of the minds of the residents of sundown towns .