"What sort of people are we, we Americans? ... Today, we are the most frightening people on this planet." -- Historian Arthur Schlesinger
Horror. Shock. Disbelief. Numbness. Grief. Anger. And terrible sadness.
"Nativism ... xenophobia or worse" is behind the triumph of Brexit and the support for Donald Trump, railed President Barack Obama in Ottawa.
Did Bill Clinton unconsciously trip his wife on the road to the White House? But of course Bill Clinton wants his wife to become president of the United States and make history as the nation's first female commander in chief.
A Wellesley College English professor, Katharine Lee Bates, made a journey by train to Colorado Springs in 1893 and was so inspired by the sights that she wrote a poem.
In Tuesday's indictment of free trade as virtual economic treason, The Donald has really set the cat down among the pigeons.
Some of us have long predicted the breakup of the European Union. The Cousins appear to have just delivered the coup de grace.
The bidding laws in Mississippi are a mess: Contractors are allowed to donate to political campaigns to get government contracts. Service contracts don't have to be bid out. Governments are free to choose the high bidder. Cities and counties have no oversight for their public procurement. The list goes on.
Stripped of its excesses, Donald Trump's Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall.
What's Donald Trump really up to? Is he using the election of 2016 to enrich himself, with no intention of assuming the burdens of the presidency? Many wonder. If that's the plan, he's going about it the right way.
Something's happening here in the People's House. What's going down seems exactly clear: a stage of our democracy, men and women players speaking unscripted lines that could wait no more.
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