Among Donald Trump's many shortcomings are the vast amount of history he doesn't know and the little he does.
He can't go 10 minutes without saying something -- let's be diplomatic here and call it ... provocative.
Donald Trump has many worrisome, regrettable and even deplorable traits. But after studying him for the past two years, I have concluded he has an overlooked quality that cancels out many of his bad ones. Say what you will, the man is lazy.
After 17 years at the same company, Dawn Wilson has just lost her job.
For two years, this writer has been consumed by two subjects.
"Mississippi finishes last - again - among all states in annual health ranking," read the December headline in the Biloxi Sun-Herald.
In December 1964, a Silver Age of American liberalism, to rival the Golden Age of FDR and the New Deal, seemed to be upon us.
There was a time when a phrase typed by the mighty fingers of Donald Trump would shock world leaders, swing markets and send public opinion into convulsions. But those awesome powers have shrunk considerably since Election Day. Responses that once quaked with "What does this mean for the planet?" have relaxed into "Oh, it's him again."
Another black boy was killed by police, this time in Texas. His name was Jordan Edwards.
Hours shy of his 100th day in power, President Trump strides into the Oval Office. The energy in the world's most famous room changes instantly and perceptibly as he sits down.
For many years now, I have been making the case that bias in the news is not the result of a conspiracy, despite what some friends on the right may think.
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