Thinking is fundamental

Bait and Switch

We now know that the revised Senate bill would keep more of the Affordable Care Act's taxes on the wealthy but it would also...

The last abortion clinic left in the state of Kentucky is getting ready to face a massive protest by anti-abortion zealots from all over the country....

President Donald Trump’s legal team is looking for ways to derail the special counsel's investigation into the Trump campaign's connections to the Kremlin and...

sSPOTLIGHTs

Pay attention and be ready to do your part
According to numerous reports, Trump is asking about pardons. Our constitution gives him the ability to pardon anyone, at any time. Theoretically, he could pardon everyone in his coterie from Michael Flynn to Paul Manafort, from Jared Kushner to his son Donald Trump Jr. and any others who may have...

You will have to live with helping to elect Trump for the rest of your days
Joe, Joe, Joe... Really? Now you are outraged? I am a little confused. You are supposed to be a smart guy. You use your words well and pontificate with the best of them. You certainly like to think that you are out in front of issues and have a keen political sense....

GOP plan to end Medicaid is terrifying
Now that we finally know what is in the Senate health care bill, the deep cuts to Medicaid that so many have feared are potentially days from becoming a reality. People typically think of the elderly when they think of Medicaid, but it is also critically important to another...

News & Opinion

It is possible the reason that President Trump nominated a wholly unqualified conservative radio talk show host for a top level position in the Department...

Manufacturers of touch-screen voting machines, also known as direct-recording electronic (DRE) machines, like to say that their machines are more secure and more convenient...

What is it that they truly believe in?
Were their prayers answered? White — most of them, anyway — evangelicals, recently photographed laying hands on President Donald Trump perhaps were praying that the proposed...

Key component of being happy and staying healthy
People often boast about how little sleep they need as if it is something to be proud of. It isn't. We need our sleep...

Unlike clothing, larger bras are usually harder to find and are always more expensive
The realization that bigger boobs cost more money spent on bras suddenly hit body positivity activist Christine Cho when she realized just how many...
It will only get worse

Who's In Charge?

The room — 14 feet, 8 inches wide and 13 feet long — has no windows. It had been a restroom at the Monticello home...

BuzzFeed News published an investigative piece by journalist Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly. He was first to report on the allegation 16 years ago of Kelly's...

Yesterday, once again, the GOP senators broke bread with Trump in order to discuss passing a health care bill. Why? He just cannot stand...
Unnecessary monolith to Trump's ego

Table Talk

A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that the US has the highest percentage of obese children and young adults in the world....

The new comedy, "Landline," brings together, once again, the formidable talents of the powerful trio of women behind the game-changing feminist flick, Obvious Child:...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that he was planning to stay on at the Justice Department, despite sharp, public criticism from his boss,...

Gets ready to shake up an increasingly white, rich, gentrified city
When Nikkita Oliver became the first serious challenger to announce that she'd run against Seattle's current mayor, Ed Murray, many in her community were...

Groups that dismiss sexual assault allegations altogether
DeVos is preparing to amend the Obama administration's guidance on campus sexual assault.

Especially women of color
It doesn't come as a surprise to most women in science that a new study proves what they have known all along, women are...

The New York Times is reporting that 120 top jobs in the Administration have yet to be filled. At this point in President Obama's administration,...

Five years ago, Abraham Medina began speaking out on behalf of Santa Ana's youth, pointing out that detention and punitive measures were not helping...
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