John Young

08/26/2016 - 10:00am

    Lyndon Johnson's aides were in a celebrating mood the day in 1965 when he signed the Voting Rights Act. They were surprised, then, when Johnson interjected this sobering advisory: “It’s also the day we gave the South to the Republicans for the rest of our lifetimes."

08/13/2016 - 1:00pm

    For the purposes of this discussion, let’s think of Congress as a fetid pool of ideologues.

    In frosty February, many weeks before mosquito season, President Obama foresaw an emergency and acted on it....

08/06/2016 - 8:00am

    Democrats’ citizenship smackdown

    "Don't let anyone ever tell you that this country is not great, that somehow we need to make it great again. Because this right now is the greatest country on...

07/30/2016 - 9:00am

    From a mass media perspective, let’s look at what brought us Donald Trump.

    Once upon a time we had television networks that were truly mass media – they had something for everybody, and none of...

07/22/2016 - 11:00am

    “For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.” – Hosea 8-7.

    Recent events remind me of the only lasting memory remaining from having poked my head inside a long-ago gun show at the Astrodome:


07/16/2016 - 9:00am

    Oh, Dallas. Oh, boy.

    Once more you are in the spotlight in the worst possible way – and you are impressing the hell out of us.

    Book-ended days of...

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