VIEW FROM HERE - The youngsters among us probably do not remember the time when excellence was essential to the fabric of American Life.
CAPITAL & MAIN - Over the summer, three members of the Congressional Black Caucus — Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), and Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) — have been arrested at the U.S. Capitol while demanding action on two voting rights laws.
CLIMATE CHANGE - Ida was a fierce Category 4 hurricane when it came ashore Sunday in Louisiana. With sustained winds of about 150 mph, the storm ripped roofs off buildings and snapped power poles.
COMMENTARY-Just yesterday, Colonel S.P. Scheller tendered his resignation in a public letter to the Secretary of the Navy, citing “a lack of trust and confidence in your ability to lead.” (See below)
CAPITAL & MAIN-Flor Martinez, a Texas poultry plant worker, devours painkillers at the end of her grueling shifts.
COVID WATCH - I’m feeling like a sitting duck these days, as are the other members of my family.
POLITICS IN RELIGION - A pastor in New York City is attracting people to his church with the promise of religious exemption letters to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, spurring a chicken-and-egg debate on religious exemptions: which comes first, the desire to break a law or the “sincerely held religious belief” used to justify that desire?
THE ROOT-Race is a funny thing. We all know that it’s a social construct, yet we still adhere to principles established by our forefathers, which looks something like this:
WORLD WATCH - We have been criticizing the Republican leadership over many issues, beginning with the fact that they have systematically opposed any legislation advanced by Democrats that would better the lives of American people, from healthcare to housing, minimum wages, renewable energy, labor unions, and more.