Some of this warmth for strongmen is surely due to Trump’s personal fascination with authoritarianism. But this is also proposed as a strategy – as a way to maximize American interests in a dangerous world. And here it is less realistic than simplistic.
The Cascade Siskiyou National Monument is among 27 national monuments up for review under a Trump executive order. Don’t be fooled. This is a first step toward drilling and logging on a pristine tract of public land.
Will there ever be justice for Otto Warmbier? And will there ever be punishment for North Korea’s human-rights crimes against its own people, which may rival those of the Nazis or Khmer Rouge in their horror and scope?
NASA plans to have humans orbiting Mars before California is expected to close the gender pay gap that pays women less than men, even in state government work. Here are some suggestions to speed fairness.
California Democrats are squandering a chance to appeal to the Independents they need to govern the state by bowing to far left ideology. Nowhere is the disconnect as glaring as on health care, where the single payer dogma is trumping pragmatism and compromise.
Schools have cut back on physical education to create the class time that might improve test scores. Even worse, perhaps, they’ve cut back on recess – the joyous free play that makes kids want to exercise.
The Class of 2017 is the first crop of “Trump graduates” who are leaving college – and either going to graduate school or into the workforce – in the shadow of our 45th president. They should spurn some of his traits, but they should try to emulate others.