The L.A. Times’ Michael Hiltzik writes a piece on Saudi Arabia’s threat to Continue reading Some Notes on Michael Hiltzik’s Piece on Saudi Arabia | #911 on Blog#42
I’m still thinking about the brouhaha that stemmed from our president’s talk at the National Prayer Breakfast, and I appreciated Ta-Nehisi Coates‘ take on this column by Ross Douthat. I thought I’d curate it, along with my comment. Continue reading My comment on #Douthat’s #Obama the Theologian
Your Take: Pitting black issues vs. immigrant issues is a false dichotomy.
The administrative relief measures that President Barack Obama announced Thursday will benefit an estimated four million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. This long awaited measure came several months after the president promised to take executive action in the absence of any cooperation by an obstructionist Congress to pass legislation.