That reminds me. There was one angle to the coverage of the Iraqi “election” of Saddam which no one in the media ever seemed to mention. So Saddam got 100% and too many media outlets treated it as a real election, etc etc. But no one pointed out that the Kurds didn’t vote — and I doubt that many Shias voted either. So, when the Iraqi government said that 0 percent of the citizenry supported Saddam weren’t they in effect saying that Kurds and Shias don’t count as Iraqi citizens?
I once had a pastor who never, ever delivered the Good News of the Gospel without first sharing the bad news. In fact, as he argued, the bad news is what helps us understand the enormous worth of the Good News. And what is that bad news? It’s simple: We’re fallen. We’re sinful. We’re lost. If we ... Read More
Despite the sprawl of Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz’s 568-page report on the Clinton-emails investigation, there is precious little discussion of the most important issue: The Justice Department and FBI’s rationale for declining to prosecute Hillary Clinton. I believe this is ... Read More
Review the Clinton email scandal, the Steele dossier, the insertion of at least one FBI informant into the Trump campaign, the misleading of the FISA court by FBI and DOJ officials intent on monitoring U.S. citizens, and, now, the inspector general’s report. There emerges a common denominator: the surety by all ... Read More
Earlier today I wrote a piece on the homepage asking Congress to step up, to end family separation at the border. The Republicans aren’t going to agree to anything that restores “catch and release.” The Democrats won’t agree to anything that leverages the plight of children to other ... Read More
The illegal-immigration issue has always been one fraught with politicking. We always hear the same refrain from both sides: that people are suffering and living in the shadows; that we must find a solution for them as well as a way to solidify our border security. And yet nothing ever gets done. The ... Read More