How Matthew Shepard anticipated Trayvon

by Jack Cashill -- An unusually honest new book by gay journalist Stephen Jiminez holds the potential to de-sanctify Matthew Shepard, the gay college student beaten to death by Aaron McKinney in more…

Pray for George Zimmerman

by Jack Cashill -- If there is any one person in America who knows what George Zimmerman has gone through it would likely be Clarence Thomas. In the fall of 1991, Thomas more…

How this philosopher would dissect Syria

by Jack Cashill -- To restore logic and order to the question of who used chemical weapons in Syria – the forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or the Islamic opposition more…

Obama, Powell mum on 'Trayvon Effect'

by Jack Cashill -- Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation," retired Gen. Colin Powell joined the ranks of those leaders, black and white, contending for this year's Pontius Pilate political courage award. more…

'Newsroom' absolves NBC of Zimmerman edit

by Jack Cashill -- Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama, "The Newsroom," unfolds, as the title suggests, in the newsroom of a major cable network, the fictional Atlantis Cable News, or ACN. The show more…

No clowning around about Obama

by Jack Cashill -- One need look no further than the rodeo clown incident at the Missouri State Fair to understand why race relations in America are fraying. For making fun of more…

Did Obama spring
Saudi murderer?

by Jack Cashill -- In recent weeks two questions have perplexed the residents of Warrensburg, Mo., a humble town of about 20,000 people an hour east of Kansas City. One question that more…

Understanding Obama's Zimmerman cop-out

by Jack Cashill -- Six days after the not-guilty verdict came down in the George Zimmerman trial, President Barack Obama made an unexpected appearance at a routine White House press conference specifically more…

Did Trayvon 'gay bash' Zimmerman?

by Jack Cashill -- "I know that Eric Holder is reviewing what happened down there," President Obama said last Friday in regard to the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., more more…