SOCIALISM OK FOR OUR ELECTEDS--For $3.5 trillion a year, shouldn’t we Americans have a world-class health care system? Yet while we spend the most of any advanced nation in the world to get care — more than $10,000 a year per person — we get the worst results.
WHEN THEY SEE US: Not long ago, a few southern newspapers offered apologies for having vociferously opposed the civil rights movement.
WORLD WATCH-Two weeks ago, a 29-year-old Roma woman was physically attacked in the middle of the day in Kosovo, after a false accusation spread that the victim had been kidnaping children.
OTHER WORDS-One day in late June 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas. They carried some historic news:
ECONOMY--Congratulations on that nice pay raise you got last year. A 7 percent hike — wow!
OTHERWORDS--Happy Pride month! It’s June so it’s time to bust out the rainbows and… actually, I have a lot of conflicted feelings about it.