Colbert I. King

02/21/2017 - 9:00am

    If Donald Trump were an off-the-street federal job applicant, he most likely would not be granted a security clearance. Measured against the standards applied to thousands of Americans involved with our national security, knowledge essential to granting Trump access to classified information simply isn't there.

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02/17/2017 - 2:00pm

    When people of faith drop to their knees for nightly prayer, many, I suspect, find themselves struggling with the often preached injunction to pray for those in positions of public trust.

    Are we, they may be asking, to pray for President Donald...

02/08/2017 - 6:00pm

    Has anything like this ever occurred with a newly elected president? Less than two weeks after Donald Trump's inauguration, the Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, "the first protestant denomination formed on American soil," has called upon its more than 1 million...

02/08/2017 - 12:00am

    "They didn't come out to vote for Hillary. They didn't come out. And that was a big - so thank you to the African-American community," taunted Donald Trump at a mostly white post-election rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in December.

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02/01/2017 - 8:00pm

    Sen. Marco Rubio has a well-deserved reputation for being a windbag who huffs and puffs but never quite blows anything down. The Florida Republican is relentless, however, when it comes to throwing his weight against the District of Columbia. Nothing like beating up on someone who can't fight back...

01/16/2017 - 4:00pm

    Watching President-elect Donald Trump's falsehood-filled news conference this week, thinking back over his foul, nasty campaign, an election stained with slurs, serial insults, black voter suppression and an outcome influenced by Russia, and looking ahead with dread to his swearing-in Friday as...

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