The chasm that now divides the nation on the question of gun control has brought to the forefront an unwitting hero in this debate: the American teacher, who may become the first line of defense if Donald Trump has his way.
As Russiagate comes to totally dominate the US political discourse, the question of America’s long history of foreign meddling has surfaced, warts and all. But that’s a totally different matter, respond the US Russia-baiters.
Even before Donald Trump set foot in the White House, loveless liberals were busy pushing the narrative that Russia meddled in the elections. But could this claim be - just maybe - a dastardly ploy to hide some unsavory truths?
Once again, America is grappling with the horror of yet another mass shooting. And once again, the tragedy will trigger a heated political debate between Democrats and Republicans on the question of gun control.
Trump supporters interrupted last night’s State of the Union address on 115 occasions with resounding applause, despite much criticism of the president within his own party. Does such conformity speak well of a democracy?
On the twentieth anniversary of the Clinton Lewinsky scandal, and just in time for the #MeToo coming out party, what better time to reflect on the political fallout from that hyper-sensationalized tryst.
With just six gargantuan companies controlling the US media landscape, it is incumbent upon these institutions to provide a high level of journalistic ethics and standards. It appears they are failing dramatically on both scores.
As eyewitness reports emerge from these two war-torn cities, the humanitarian conditions in Aleppo appear to be stabilizing faster compared to Mosul. The US obsession with Syrian regime change appears to be the reason.