America, it’s time to correct our mistakes

WASHINGTON — Before we get obsessed with the personalities, foibles, fund-raising skills and possibly passionate positions of the many politicians running for president, let’s take a moment to figure out what kind of country we want the United States to be.

Is Elizabeth Warren right about the Electoral College?

At a CNN town hall Monday in Mississippi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, called for an end to the Electoral College. She claimed that while small states such as Mississippi are largely ignored under the current rules, a popular-vote system would ensure all voters count.

New Zealand response to massacre puts us to shame

Last week, a white nationalist terrorist armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun entered two mosques and massacred more than 50 Muslim worshipers during the the weekly Jummah prayer. As Americans, we are used to these kind of horrifying attacks. It was just a few months ago that a domestic terrorists murdered 11 Jewish worshipers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We were ready for the same old tired script: one politician after another condemning the attack and offering thoughts and prayers to the victims and families.