White threat in a browning America

In 2008, Barack Obama held up change as a beacon, attaching to it another word, a word that channeled everything his young and diverse coalition saw in his rise and their newfound political power: hope. An America that would elect a black man president was an America in which a future was being written that…

Koch group condemns ‘divisiveness’ and ‘lack of leadership’ in Washington

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/koch-group-condemns-divisiveness-and-lack-of-leadership-in-washington/2018/07/29/314398c2-933f-11e8-a679-b09212fb69c2_story.html?utm_term=.9d1a9a141905 Koch group condemns ‘divisiveness’ and ‘lack of leadership’ in Washington At three-day gathering, officials with the conservative donor powerhouse issued warnings to GOP over tariffs, immigration and the political atmosphere. Source

Air marshals have conducted secret in-flight monitoring of U.S. passengers …

Federal air marshals have for years been quietly monitoring small numbers of U.S. air passengers and reporting on in-flight behavior considered suspicious, even if those individuals have no known terrorism links, the Transportation Security Administration said on Sunday. Under a sensitive, previously undisclosed program called “Quiet Skies,” the TSA has since 2010 tasked marshals to…