There is no point in debating whether or not President Donald Trump is a “real Christian.” At this point it really doesn’t matter. He is America’s religious darling and is the single most important political figure in mainstream Christian politics. Delving into the minutiae of Scripture and its meaning is…
If you wanted a reason to stop paying your student loans, North Korea’s got you.
Marilyn Mosby is fighting new battles. She’s used to that. The Baltimore prosecutor—an African-American woman, putting her among the 1 percent of all elected prosecutors in the nation who are women of color—made a name for herself by doing what shouldn’t have been considered remarkable: prosecuting six police officers…
Donald Trump, saddled with a Congress that couldn’t repeal Obamacare, finally took matters into his own tiny hands yesterday. Unable to toss out the Affordable Care Act outright, Trump has instead opted to sabotage it.
In the early morning of June 14, 2017, several Congress members who would be participating in a Congressional Baseball Game the following day met up at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., just across the Potomac River, to get in one last practice.
Just as there is a difference between mental illness and batshit insanity, there is also a difference between regular madness and white-boy crazy. There are millions of people who suffer from depression, bipolar disorder or dementia. America’s unwillingness to address mental-health issues is an ongoing problem, but…
In day No. 145 of “OMG, I hate this man,” it seems that the president has once again found a way to concern himself with matters that don’t concern him because he’s so low and petty he can’t help himself.
President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week that he’ll scrap the Iran nuclear deal, former President Barack Obama’s compromise with Tehran not to pursue nuclear weapons in exchange for access to the global economy.
It really doesn’t take much to trigger a Donald Trump supporter. Mention Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Russia or George Soros and they’re off, screaming about “pizzagate” and wiretapped microwaves.
Birth control will now be harder for some women to get, depending on who their employer is. The Trump administration decided Friday that, effective immediately, any employer can claim a religious or moral objection to providing birth control coverage under its insurance plan.
It’s one thing to put a presidential stamp on a candidate running for office in a swing state, and another to claim that a Democratic gubernatorial candidate supports a murderous gang.
Sometimes, unexpected guests show up at funerals. And sometimes those guests get on the microphone and say ungodly things or start singing, like this woman:
Early Thursday morning, your president got on Twitter and demonstrated to the American people that he doesn’t understand how the First Amendment works, and he has no clue what the function of the Senate Intelligence Committee is.
“I don’t wanna vote for her just because she’s black, you know?”
Progressive Democratic candidate Randall Woodfin, 36, became the youngest mayor-elect of Birmingham, Ala., in modern history Monday night after defeating two-term incumbent Mayor William Bell with a near 20-point margin of victory. He follows in the footsteps of Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, another…
Special counsel Robert Mueller has a sneaking suspicion that Donald Trump may try to pull a fast one and pardon some of his cronies in his inner circle before criminal charges can be brought against them in the Russian election-interference investigation. So to circumvent that, Mueller is using a secret weapon to…
In the winter of 2013, I decided that I would purchase a gun and kill myself. I was in a very deep state of depression, with many days so debilitating that my mattress felt like a tub of quicksand pulling me deeper into a dark, bottomless free fall. That I could make it out of bed was a miracle.
Last weekend the president of the United States turned his sights away from a humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory ravaged by Hurricane Maria, to a subject more in line with his interests: black football players daring to exercise their right to peaceful protest.
I’ve always been convinced that my grandmother has a direct line to God. But on the evening of Sept. 5, I prayed she would be wrong about her most recent revelation.
The Trump administration is looking to make big changes to the country’s welfare system, and as part of that process, administration officials are considering an executive order that would require federal agencies to review low-income-assistance programs.