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08/27/2015 - 9:54pm

    Viewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new call to repeal birthright citizenship chimes with an ominous ring.

    Spoiler alert: It sounds like racism.

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07/23/2015 - 9:38pm

    What are we to make of the two biggest political pseudo-surprises of this mid-summer: the spectacular crowds drawn by Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

    I say pseudo-surprises because, in some ways...

07/17/2015 - 12:15am

            Suddenly Bill Cosby has become the Confederate battle flag of the entertainment world. Everybody seems to want to take him down.

            For months the iconic showman's...

07/16/2015 - 11:46pm

            I applaud Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's call for the Grand Old Party to patch up its differences with African-Americans, among other voters of color. Although I eagerly wait to hear how he would follow up his words with deeds, lip...

07/03/2015 - 2:41pm

    What a deal. The Supreme Court's Obamacare decision reminds me of a demand that an aide to the late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley is said to have given to reporters: Don't say what the mayor says, say what he means.

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07/03/2015 - 2:06pm

    Could this, at last, be the end of the Civil War?

    Or, as some fans of Southern heritage call it, the War Between the States?

    Or the War of...

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