With Round 3 of the Democratic president debates last Thursday night, the nation should brace itself for the leading candidates’ hearty endorsement of more budget-busting, public safety-threatening ideas.
Members of the U.S. House and Senate are on recess for another two weeks, and state senators and representatives are busy jockeying for position for their pet bills for the 2020 session starting next January.
Those who care about the rule of law should stop buying the Fox News angle that Robert Mueller’s appearance before two congressional panels was, as at least one progressive and sympathetic commentator said, “a disaster.”
A few years ago, I wrote a column about Malala Yousafzai, around the time the young Pakistani activist was shot in the head by the Taliban. She was targeted for death simply because she wanted to help give girls the same educational opportunities as boys.
In 1977, NBC gave Richard Pryor a TV special, which led to a short-lived TV show. The brilliant comedian used the opportunity to address the issue of race, which probably led to the show’s cancellation after just four episodes.