Pawning of Saudi Aramco and Saudi Arabia

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- While Sophia the Robot adroitly addressed the throng assembled at Saudi Arabia's "Future Investment Initiative," she /it wore no hijab. Sophia once claimed she/it would destroy humanity, yet more…

Why GOP senators are holding up Trump nominees

by Curtis Ellis -- Hundreds of President Trump's nominees are stuck in limbo – or more accurately, stuck in the Senate. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., minority leader and field marshal of the more…

I was born in the wrong century

by Patrice Lewis -- Over my kitchen sink, I have a small ceramic tile depicting a charming scene: A father milking a cow, a mother making cheese and smiling at a watching more…

All income is 1st the government's

by Brent Smith -- The Republican tax plan has finally made its debut. At first blush it appears pretty good. At its heart the plan is populist, but what can we expect more…

Removing history at 'historic' Christ Church

by Myra Adams -- By now you have likely heard or seen the avalanche of news reports about the brouhaha at Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia. The controversy centers on the Church more…

Is the sex-abuse noose finally tightening?

by Craige McMillan -- The sexual-abuse steamroller moved out beyond Hollywood and government and into Wall Street today. A money manager featured in "Liar's Poker" and "The Big Short," best-selling books, was more…

Latest 'poison' apple scare: Fake news

by David Lightsey -- For whatever reason, this past week was a scary week for the media regarding food. One piece of news came from Consumer Reports regarding aspartame, yet again, as more…

An open letter to Dan Brown

by Michael Brown -- Dear Dan, Before getting into the heart of this letter, as a non-fiction author myself, I am amazed at your gift for writing fiction. It's incredible to see more…