Category: Politics

Are We in a Syrian Missile Crisis?

On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18E “Super Hornet” fighter aircraft shot down a Syrian SU-22, a Russian-made fighter-bomber. On Monday, Russia issued an unprecedented warning to the United States: “Any aircraft, including planes and drones belonging…

Meet the Megadonor Behind the LGBTQ Rights Movement

“We have been fighting for nondiscrimination since the Sixties,” Gill says. “It’s the religious right that decided to make marriage an issue. They worked tirelessly on it for decades and they lost.” Benjamin Rasmussen “Now…

El Bloqueo Redux: Trump’s Cuba Policies Strikes a Familiar Chord

When members of the dwindling cadre of Cuban-American hardliners crammed into a theater in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood last week for the unveiling of the Trump administration’s rollback of select Obama-era Cuba policies, President Trump struck…