Fairness is always a volatile topic in America, politics included, columnist Andrew Malcolm says. Donald Trump used unproven allegations of unfair party treatment in his march to a Republican victory. Now it’s Bernie Sanders’ turn to try this on the Democrats.
Let us be clear: HB2 cannot be compared to the injustice of Jim Crow. In fact, it is insulting to liken African-Americans’ continuing struggle for equality in America to the liberals’ attempt to alter society’s accepted norms.
The bathroom issue means we’re being played again. Here’s what’s really at stake: Obama’s heir apparent and legacy protector, Hillary Clinton, is getting shredded in Democratic primary after primary by Bernie Sanders.
The new survey is out today: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has kept his title as the most unpopular governor in America. As most Kansans realize, it’s a well-deserved honor for a governor whose policies have destroyed the state budget. But Brownback sure had to beat out some tough competitors for the title.
The sun had just mercifully set over Bonney Field when I noticed the young woman next to me peering through the bleachers to get a better view of the man with wild gray hair and a dark suit. Suddenly, her eyes were on fire.
We especially need politicians and their supporters to stop using the deity, the Bible and misguided religious fervor as crutches for blatant and even horrific discrimination against poor people, same-sex couples, women who seek abortions, the LGBT community and other minority groups.
If the real estate mogul with all the big buildings and the mouth to match really wants to win the White House, he's going to need more than a billion dollars for the general election campaign starting July 22. That is a bigger, more crucial challenge than all others.
Nearly 71 years after the United States dropped an atomic bomb there, President Obama laid a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. "We’re not bound by genetic code to repeat the mistakes of the past. We can learn. We can choose," Obama said in a statement after the wreath-laying.
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"We are not bound to repeat the mistakes of the past," says Obama in Hiroshima
Obama lays a wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
President Obama thanks military members in Hiroshima, Japan
Donald Trump faces tough terrain in Washington state