Why the murder rate is rising — and what we can do about it | John A. Tures
Protecting police officers and people from guns will do better to lower the murder rate, just as the assault weapons ban did in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Imagine what would happen if the GOP treated the 1/6 riots like they treated Benghazi | John A. Tures
By John A. Tures A decade ago, there were more than a half-dozen Congressional committees investigating the attack upon the U.S. Consular Office in Benghazi, Libya. Yet chances are dimming for even a single Congressional investigation of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol itself on January 6, 2021. But Congress should not be barred from […]
Republicans are just fine with cancel culture when it comes to their own Trump critics | John A. Tures
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney got bounced from her leadership position for one reason - and one reason only. And it had nothing to do with her conservatism.
We cannot speak loudly enough against anti-Asian hate | John A. Tures
Every American should realize that an attack on one Asian-American is an attack on all Americans.
Curtailing absentee voting could end up crushing conservatives in future elections | John A. Tures
States that make it harder to vote have more fraud
Imagine some other president had ignored Congress’ plea for help. There would have been an instant conviction | John A. Tures
If Donald Trump had never run for president, and focused on his reality show, you would never ever say that future president should get off scot free.
Beware sharing that next false meme, you could be aiding a despot | John A. Tures
Unless these conspiracy theories and those who traffic in them are confronted, we may not avert the next attempted slide into totalitarianism.
No, Donald Trump did not create the greatest economy in American history | John A. Tures
Based on hard data, there is no evidence that Trump presided over the greatest economy in history -- or even the last several years.
The Post Office is a core function of government. We have to fight efforts to undermine it | John A. Tures
By John A. Tures In the early, 1980s David Brin wrote the novel “The Postman” about an America ravaged by war, economic calamity, and a plague. A drifter finds a postman’s uniform and letters, and begins delivering them, creating a mail service that he uses to trade for supplies to the small enclaves of Americans […]
We can’t let the gross abuse of power in Portland spread to other cities | John A. Tures
Unaccountable federal militias are roaming our streets, detaining people, and abusing their constitutional rights. We must act now to stop it.
Here’s what’s at risk in Trump’s rush to reopen schools | John A. Tures
It’s time to return to listening to health care experts and scientists about best practices, instead of letting politics drive decisions.
Ahmaud Arbery’s death may spark a hate crimes law In Georgia | John A. Tures
Ahmaud Arbery’s tragic death while jogging may yet produce a new hate crimes law. All Georgians may benefit, as a result.