Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic finally got his comeuppance for reckless behavior unbecoming of a global sports ambassador. Australia’s government deported him, and his exclusion from the Australian Open stalls Djokovic’s quest for a record 21 major championship titles.
We used to argue about race in America. Now we argue about the history of race in America.
"Praying can be intimidating, and our history of making prayer obligatory and reverent hasn’t been particularly helpful, in my view. ... I would encourage us to view prayer as simply a conversation with God, or Jesus if that is more comfortable. You can pray to the Holy Spirit too, or Mother Earth, for that matter."
Throughout our history, Americans learned that their individual liberty to oppose a health order during a time of community danger must be subsumed to the public good.
Biden is on the right track in taking steps to make U.S. farmers more competitive. His $1 billion investment would not go to pay farmers but to build more processing facilities, which should improve competition by offering ranchers more options to sell their livestock.
Instead of acting decisively to slash emissions, switch to renewable energy and phase out fossil fuel production, our government is still stuck in the mud, even as U.S. greenhouse gas emissions roar back after a pandemic-induced lull.
Putin is a master of asking for the whole store so he can settle for a shopping cart full of free goodies.
America has made progress, from Emmett Till to Ahmaud Arbery.
Despite his own mistakes and the Republicans’ calculated, cynical opposition to him, Biden has accomplished a lot in one year.
Biden has failed miserably in his quest to “unite” the country. Only 24 percent of Americans are “satisfied with the way things are going” under Biden.
It is vital to the health of our democracy that we restore faith in our elections. A threat to one person’s vote is a threat to all.