Category: Opinion

Leaks are crucial part of Americans’ freedom

By Davis Merritt One person’s leaker is another person’s whistle-blower is another person’s publicist is another person’s defender. One person’s traitor is another person’s patriot. And they are all, at one time or another, what journalists consider confidential news sources.…

Trump slump continues, crash expected

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 138,000 in May, about 50,000 fewer new jobs than expected,and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.3 percent. Job gains in health care and mining…

Freedom of the press has declined

In the United States, President Donald Trump routinely disparages the press, conducting himself in a hostile manner that rejects the news media’s role in holding governments to account for their words and actions. Despite those sharp political attacks, threats to…

The End of Trump

The question is no longer whether there are grounds to impeach Donald Trump. It is when enough Republicans will put their loyalty to America ahead of their loyalty to their party. Trump’s statements last week about his firing of former…