A former Pacific Fleet Intelligence director called on the Trump administration to reassert U.S. military presence in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to deter China from continuing its aggressive campaign of maritime expansion.
One of the nation’s largest unions is attempting to rally support among members in an effort to head off defections during the Trump era.
Reinhold Niebuhr just won’t go away—which, for a twentieth-century liberal theologian, is saying something. Nearly a half-century after his death in 1971 he is still regularly cited in discussions of American politics (Barack Obama called him his “favorite philosopher”), many of his books are still in print, and in 2015 his major works were published by the Library of America. Now he is the subject of an impressively produced documentary—broadcasting on PBS and the World Channel this month—that will further encourage interest in America’s most popular and brilliant midcentury intellectual.
Antiwar activist Jane Fonda has pitched in with a last minute contribution to Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff, according to the campaign’s most recent filing.
He quotes the old spiritual “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?” And his answer is “Yes, we were there.”
The Center for American Progress Action Fund, the advocacy arm of an organization founded by Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager John Podesta, has partnered with a leading town hall group for upcoming anti-Trump events during the congressional recess and beyond.
In 1948, as Israel was heading into its first war, an IDF general sent a letter to David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s new prime minister, thanking him for the offer of chief of staff, but politely declining because he had learned that the Jewish State only had six million bullets. “We will need 1 million bullets a day in a war and I am not willing to be chief of staff for just six days,” he wrote.
The Gibson sisters watched as their last four years of gun rights activism came to fruition with the stroke of Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad’s pen on Thursday.
It was distressing to discover, after another round of breathless hype, something very unwelcome about the new album Pure Comedy: Father John Misty has turned into Billy Joel.