Many Happy Returns from Dachau Gate Thieves

(Dachau, Germany — February 22, 2017) – More than two years after its disappearance, an important piece of history related to the Holocaust has finally come home. The iron gate from Nazi Germany’s Dachau concentration camp – emblazoned with the slogan “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Will Set You Free) – was stolen on November 2,…

Trump Exhibits Poor Discretion in Nominating Sessions

(New York, NY — November 18, 2016) – The Republican Right – and the ALT-RIGHT – continued to exult as the Trump Transition Team of Terror (TTTT) extended its march to nominating a “dream team” of staff and officials eager to do their bidding. The rest of America – and the sane world – can…

A Not-So-Super Tuesday for the GOP Establishment

(Washington, DC — March 2, 2016) – On March 5, 1992, cartoonist Jeff Danziger of The Christian Science Monitor drew “The Tsongas Pronunciation Guide (A Random Tsample)” in honor of that year’s Super Tuesday contest. Playing on Senator Paul Tsongas’ (D-MA) name, he said that “Tsuper Tsuesday” was a “big deal in the Tsouth.” Super…

Legislators Have a Beef with Nutritional Panel

(Washington, DC — February 20, 2015) – Going against Congressional wishes, a top national nutritional panel released a report urging Americans to steer clear of diets high in red meat, angering Congressmen in the process. Given that Congress says little about the plight of the nation’s poor and underserved, not to mention those Americans who…