COMMENTARY/OPINION

Trump Must Stop ‘Devastating’ HIV Research Cuts

by Newsweek

The International AIDs Society has urged the U.S. to abandon “devastating,” and “draconian” funding cuts that could hamper the treatment of the deadly disease worldwide. “As we gather…

Why Russia, Not North Korea, Is Greatest Threat to U.S.

by Newsweek

Russia is the greatest threat to the United States, not North Korea, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff has said. Speaking at the Aspen Security…

What British Foxes And Social Media Have In Common

by Neil Bamforth

by Neil Bamforth Foxes are doglike mammals with sometimes reddish fur and bushy tails. They used to be hunted by people wearing red jackets on horseback blowing horns and…

Why Trump Is Determined to Unseat Senator Jeff Flake

by Burr Deming

The Christine Jorgensen Story was a bit of a stylistic throwback, even in 1970. It was kind of a low-grade melodrama, but the sympathetic treatment of its subject was…

Dunkirk: The Final Act In A Horror Film

by Michael John Scott

By Michael John Scott Hopefully, most films about war use the facts of history to weave a rich and moving tapestry of lost causes and heroic gestures that…

NEWS I FIND INTERESTING

Trump’s DEA Continues To Delay Approval of Marijuana Research Applications

by MadMikesAmerica

Almost a year after the Drug Enforcement Administration announced it would consider granting additional licenses…

Trump Set To Axe Agency That Advocates For Minorities and Poor

by MadMikesAmerica

Given how President Donald Trump has taken aim at the Environmental Protection Agency with regulatory…

Thoughtless McCain Challenger Kelli Ward Wants McCain To Step Down

by Michael John Scott

Some things are so tacky they are barely thinkable.  A former primary challenger of Sen.…

Can A Feckless Trump Really Pardon Himself?

by MadMikesAmerica

by Bonnie Kristian A Friday Washington Post story reported President Trump has been exploring the option of exercising…

US Intel: Sessions Talked Trump Campaign With Russian Ambassador

by Newsweek

Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Moscow he discussed campaign matters on two occasions with Attorney…

It’s Shark Season But Here’s 7 More Things Swimmers Should Actually Fear

by MadMikesAmerica

It’s shark season – primarily on cable TV. As the decades-long tradition of “Shark Week”…

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