Opinion

01/17/2017 - 4:36pm
A semi-permeable wall      Last week, President-elect Donald Trump reiterated to the country his campaign promise of building a wall along the border of Mexico and the U.S., except that Mexico will now be reimbursing the costs, fronted by the American people.      Many have responded with outrage about the financing of the multi-billion dollar project,...
01/03/2017 - 5:29pm
A Church State in Action: Israeli settlements depict complications of religious government      In a surprise that shocked global politics, the US turned the other cheek while the United Nations Security Council sponsored and passed a resolution condemning Israeli settlement into occupied territory (The West Bank), at the end...
01/03/2017 - 5:28pm
  Luminous beings are we         Last week I said we made it. It turns out I spoke too soon. 2016 had one last tragedy in store for us.      Two days before Christmas, Carrie Fisher suffered a heart attack while on a transatlantic flight. Two days after Christmas, still hospitalized in...
12/27/2016 - 5:47pm
Thanks Joyce      For the past 36-and-a-half years, if you stopped by the Hampton Publishing building located at 9 2nd Street NW, one person was always gracing the hallways.      This Friday, that trend will end, and out beloved Joyce Schomburg won’t be doing that anymore.      She...
12/27/2016 - 5:45pm
Ten Movies in 2016         We made it.      We're mere days away from the end of 2016.      I think we can all agree this hasn't been the best year. Unless you are a Cubs fan, this is the year that we may just want to omit from the history books.    ...
12/27/2016 - 5:39pm
Fluid and contradictory policy     I'll have to join the chorus describing politics in the USA as being bizarre. But I have to admit, not any more bizarre than in the past. We forget the politics leading up to any war or social program foisted on us for decades.     At any rate, I've just got to write about...
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