Palestinian protesters run from gas fired by Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip Border.

Trump’s Failure in Jerusalem: New York Times Editorial

From The New York Times Editorial Board, May 14, 2018: "The day the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem is a day the world has longed for, because of what it was supposed to represent: the end of a seemingly endless conflict, a blood-soaked traged...
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Is Trump Playing Right Into Putin’s Hands?

By Robert J. Pranger During the week of May 7th, President Vladimir Putin is likely enjoying the start of his fourth term as president of Russia. I use the term “enjoying” with some confidence because, compa...
Picture of American flags at U.S.-Mexico border.

Zakaria: Trump Misleads on Immigrants to Stoke Fear

Illegal migration into the United States is at the lowest level on record, according to a 2017 report from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Despite this fact, Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria says President Trump is manufacturing a border control...

McEwen Disputes Nunes Memo is “Ho Hum” at Home

While controversy over the political actions of Congressman Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) continue to swirl in Washington, D.C., national media have begun to examine the reactions of Valley voters to the drama. On Friday, the New York Times published a story paint...