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    Critics can’t agree on what “woke” means. Going back a bit into our history is the idea of Black people being “woke” from the oppression of the white man and what we, as a society, can do about it. But the term has been appropriated for a variety of left-wing causes.

      On March 12, the paper published a letter from Fred Hughes (“Writer won’t be voting for measure”), in which he said he’s always supported every bond measure from schools, the city, the county, police, libraries, etc., but that he can no longer afford to do so. The property taxes are high enough to threaten staying in his home.

      Former President Donald Trump lost an important round with the Justice Department recently, when the department chose to file a brief not taking his side in the fight over his responsibility for the Jan. 6 riots. The department generally takes a broad view of executive privilege. But even a broad view has limits.


      Democratic and Republican Senators on Capitol Hill reacted Thursday to President Joe Biden’s 10 year budget plan proposal, which largely revolves around the idea of taxing the wealthy to help fund programs for the middle class, older adults and families. When Sen. Josh Hawley, R-MO, was aske…

      Rosemary Church interviews the ACLU's Lee Gelernt about President Biden's immigration plans after Title 42 runs out, including the possibility of reinstating a family detention policy at the border.

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