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Creep of the week: Jeff Sessions

"I'm glad I don't have to choose" Out of the blue the other day, my eight year old son asked me, “What would you...

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...

“I Was Just Following Orders!”

Casting Aspersions - EXTRA  Among the signal failings of the present administration is a woeful ignorance of history. The president has made that abundantly clear...

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...

An evening with Michelle Obama

"We were all privy to their intimate conversation" First Lady Michelle Obama swept into Beantown Saturday as part of the national book tour promoting her...

The Supreme Court cares about religious animus — except when it...

Legal commentary by Daniel Mach, Director, ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief In a pair of religious freedom rulings this month, the Supreme...

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...

Coming out for truth and pride

LGBT History Month - guest commentary Most Americans are aware that we celebrate Halloween in October. But far fewer know October is also LGBT History...

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...

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...