John Young

02/05/2016 - 1:00pm

    On behalf of a planet and its species, I’m asking a certain Texas grand jury if it still has time on its docket.

    I speak of the Harris County grand jury that turned the tables on hucksters who conspired to paint Planned Parenthood as a law-breaker....

11/05/2015 - 11:15am

    It’s not true that nothing gets done in Congress.

    You can’t have a resolution designating “National Day of the American Cowboy” and a designation of “Hockey is for Everyone...

10/30/2015 - 10:15am

    As Tim Murphy observed in piece in Mother Jones, Hillary Clinton’s appearance before the Benghazi Committee lasted, among other things, longer than the Anglo-Zanzibar War, the lifespan of a female mayfly, and, more onerously, the entire “Lord of the Rings...

10/23/2015 - 1:00pm

    Out of the murky depths of Donald Trump’s ego emerges something approximating a public policy position – or at least one that doesn’t involve walls or deportations.

    We speak of actual...

10/14/2015 - 7:30pm

    Planned Parenthood couldn’t have gotten better publicity if it paid for it.

    On TV: a telegenic, smart and calm executive pushed, goaded and constantly interrupted by bulldozers in suits.

10/06/2015 - 3:00pm

    A metaphor for a nation: Terrified students hustle across a school parking lot, their hands in the air.

    It happened the other day at Umpqua Community College in Oregon: hands in the air. It happened at...

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