Category: Opinion

Save PBS. It Makes Us Safer.

by Stanley McChrystal I like to say that leadership is a choice. As our leaders in Washington confront tough decisions about our budget priorities, I urge them to continue federal funding for public broadcasting. Public broadcasting makes our nation smarter, stronger…

Billionaire

CEOs, billionaires and right-wing politicians get the best care because cost isn’t a factor for them. The rest of us don’t have that luxury. Thank you, Bruce Rosenblum SOUTH AMBOY, NJ

Trump’s War on the Truth Tellers

Trump and his White House don’t argue on the merits. They attack the  institutions that come up with facts and arguments they don’t like. They even do it preemptively. Last week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer warned that the…

Enemy of the fools

President Donald Trump has declared journalists to be the enemies of the people, an allusion to history with which the neo fascist leader is probably entirely unfamiliar. The first 40 days of this administration are shaping up like the prelude…

7 Signs of Tyranny

As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do 7 things: 1. They exaggerate their mandate to govern – claiming, for example, that they won an election by a “landslide” even after losing the popular vote. They criticize any finding…