Category: Current Events

No, John McCain is Not a Maverick Again

Donald Trump proposes an import tax on U.S. businesses relocated to Mexico, and Senator John McCain calls the proposal “insane.” Trump calls the recent military raid on Yemen, which cost the lives of a Navy SEAL and numerous Yemeni civilians, a success, and Senator McCain grumbles, “While many of the objectives of the recent raid... Read more »

How My 6-Year-Old Explained the Eric Garner Murder to Me

Every week when a white police officer kills an unarmed black person and is subsequently vindicated by a grand jury, the outraged community at large always asks, “How do I explain this to my kids?” That’s a fair question, but in my house I ask a different question: “How is my kid going to explain... Read more »

Dad, Who is Donald Sterling?

“Dad, who is Donald Sterling,” my 6-year-old asked when he overheard my wife and I quietly discussing this week’s bombshell. You can’t get anything past my son. He demands explanations, which is taxing but also demonstrates his inquisitiveness. When Anthony Weiner pulled out his cock again, and my wife and I debriefed, my son had... Read more »
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