Government

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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08/27/2015 - 8:40pm

    Nearly 40 years ago, a fictional television anchor called Howard Beale captured a public mood of despair by telling his viewers to go to the nearest window, throw it open and shout: "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!...

08/27/2015 - 8:39pm

    With Donald Trump's help, Republicans are laying claim again to the mantle of family values. For those who've been concerned that the GOP's preference for deporting undocumented immigrants might separate parents from their U.S.-citizen children...

08/27/2015 - 8:36pm

    Is America’s political system controlled by a small financial elite? One former president thinks so.

    Almost 40 years after he was elected, former President Jimmy Carter commented recently...

08/27/2015 - 8:34pm

    Ted Cruz is a man with a plan. The Republican presidential candidate, bete noire of his party's establishment, has carefully calculated a path to becoming the right-wing standard-bearer.

    That...

08/27/2015 - 8:32pm

    In the hyperbolic chariot race waged by Republican presidential candidates, we can report the first breastplated contestant to have thrown a spoke.

    That would be the supposed moral standard-...

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