Today, Republicans talk about “election integrity,” but their end game is the same as that of the former Confederates after the war: to keep Black and Brown Americans away from the polls to make sure the government does not spend tax dollars on public services.
- March 29, 2021
- March 15, 2021Happy Birthday Maine
- January 28, 2021The post-Civil War years teach us the perils of heeding calls for reconciliation while ignoring those for justice.
- November 26, 2020
Rather than being unprecedented, though, this year of hardship and political strife brings us closer to the first national Thanksgiving than any more normal year.
- November 22, 2020
While the president golfs (his 298th while president), President-Elect Joe Biden is trying to pressure Congress to pass another coronavirus bill as the economy lurches toward another drop.
- November 20, 2020
Trump's team is making no pretense that Trump is the choice of a majority of voters-- Biden is ahead by almost 6 million votes. Rather, they are trying to game the Electoral College.
- November 15, 2020
Men like Abraham Lincoln organized to overturn the idea that they were mindless workers, doomed to menial labor for life. In 1859, Lincoln articulated a new vision for the nation, putting ordinary men, rather than elite slaveholders, at the heart of national development.
- August 28, 2020
The White House, the people’s house, was turned into the background for a political rally, emblazoned with flags and sporting jumbotrons that spelled out “Trump/Pence.”
- August 28, 2020Please don't believe everything you read on the Internet.
- August 27, 2020
During her speech at the Republican National Convention, Lara Trump declared that Abraham Lincoln "once famously said, 'America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.'" No, he didn't. What did he actually say? Read The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln