Doers and dreamers at the border

            Visiting the southern border last week, Vice President Kamala Harris said this:             “We’re talking about children. We’re talking about families. We’re talking about suffering. And our approach has to be thoughtful and effective.”             You could just hear the Republican Party snort.             No reference to drug dealers…

Trust research or, um, Tucker Carlson?

            Syndicated cartoonist Jeff Stahler nailed it:             “If Fox News was around in the ’50s, we’d still be fighting polio.”             As sure as Sean Hannity is smarmy, we’d be into our fourth generation of children in leg braces.             Experts still would be trying to convince certain segments of society…

Truth remains enemy of Trump sect

            Cults in the news:             In dusty little Moffat, Colo., seven people are charged with the strange crime of corpse abuse.             The Love Has Won commune couldn’t let go — months after its leader expired — committing her decaying remains to a corner bedroom.             Not to be…

Gun lobby’s divide-conquer strategy

          Before discussing the state of minority rule regarding the health crisis of gun proliferation, a moment of silence for the National Rifle Association.           Thank you.           No, the NRA isn’t dead. It is, however, in a life-threatening pickle. It is frantically trying to skirt justice, Donald Trump-style, as New…

Culture war’s ghost hunters

            If this is “woke,” bring it.             Add my voice to those calling on the NCAA to stick it to states that marginalize transgender individuals.             That could mean pulling tournaments based on the NCAA Board of Governor’s April 12 statement that “firmly and unequivocally supports the opportunity for…