Anybody can support the rights of people we like. But it takes a true American patriot to recognize that the rights granted by the Constitution should be argued and defended on behalf of those we despise, too. Read more →
Even by the standards of the new Washington crowd, NPR reporter David Folkenflik’s scoop today on how a Trump booster and a Fox News consultant conspired to create a phony story about the ‘murder’ of a young aide for the Democratic National Committee is shocking and frightening. Read more →
In the last few days, a number of people in the comments section of NewsCut have suggested that the Boy Scouts should have issued a response to President Trump’s speech at the Boy Scout Jamboree this week.
The president, in keeping with tradition, appeared at the largest gathering of Boy Scouts. And in destroying tradition, proceeded to ignore the unstated policy of staying away from partisan politics when talking to the kids. Read more →
The city of Belle Plaine tried just about everything it could short of understanding every U.S. Supreme Court ruling on religious displays in the country’s history, but on Tuesday it threw in the towel and banned privately-owned displays in a city park. Read more →