July 4 “Independence Day” for whom?

Make America Great Again? This week we celebrate July 4th with rounds of festivities marking our nation’s 242 years of independence. Scenes of hyper-patriotism will be...

Our votes are our greatest defense

Editor's Letter Recently, we learned that Anthony Kennedy will be retiring on July 31, which opened the door for the president to nominate his...

What’s happening to LGBT Pride?

Many say the tension was always present I'd like to say there was something in the air. Pride 2017—here and abroad—was one of the...

The Montenegro threat

Casting Aspersions - EXTRA  It has been an exciting couple of weeks in Trump World. Rarely, if ever, has a U.S. president been able to...

Jeff Sessions uses scripture as a text of terror

Clearly, Sessions is no biblical scholar Christians like U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions like to smugly recite biblical scripture to promulgate their self-righteous acts...

Trump voters make me want to grind my teeth into powder

Creep of the Week: Trump voters The other day I heard a self-proclaimed democrat who voted for Trump say he didn’t like Hillary. “Bernie would...

How to tell if you’re an idiot

Presented as a public service by Toby Grace  There are two kinds of people in this world: those who see a problem and try to...

Creep of the Week: Voter suppression

It is often easier to buy a gun than it is to vote They say if you don’t vote you can’t complain. This is actually...

A message of hope

Casting Aspersions  Faithful readers of this column will be used to me preaching, censuring, and criticizing. That being so, it is probable there are no...

Guess what the “B” stands for!

Casting Aspersions EXTRA If they weren’t so tragically stupid, sometimes our enemies could be really funny. One such is Star Parker, one-time Republican congressional...