Elayne Boosler: Saying ‘joke’ is no excuse for offensive behavior

( CNN) “Comedy” is now the soft touch. Uh uh. No. You are not going to cloud up our skill word with your ill-conceived oral feculence.

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I forgave my father for walking out on me. I hope he forgave me too

( CNN) I could tell that the walls of the office had initially lily-white, but years of dirty paws, sun and era had represented them dull. The yellowish color from the fluorescent daylights hanging above didn’t cure. Thankfully, the generic…

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This is a pivotal moment in American Protestantism

( CNN) In a rare move on Monday, more than 600 chairmen in the United Methodist Church filed a strongly worded official complaintagainst Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a Methodist church member, charging him with contravening the church’s Book of Discipline…

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President Trump, please stop lying about the Eagles and the flag

( CNN) Donald Trump, the President of the United States of America, continues to show that he is a fraud and a liar. He invited the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles to the White House, a traditional visit for any…

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Starbucks is closing to fight racial bias. What will YOU do?

( CNN) I do not consider myself to be an avid sports fan, but last-place precipitate, an NBA coach got my attention with statements he made that were shared on Twitter. It was Gregg “Pop” Popovich, the seemingly surly but…

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Where ‘Asian-American’ came from

( CNN) Every year since 1978, May has been celebrated as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month — government officials, federally designated span for the nation’s 20 million tenants of Asian swoop. President Jimmy Carter firstly exclaimed it as such. Reflecting…

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Mick Mulvaney delivers the chilling truth

( CNN) Bless your being, Mick Mulvaney, for spelling out so clearly and succinctly the cruelty that drives Washington. As the onetime congressman and now interim administrator of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explained to bankers on Tuesday, “We had…

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In Trump era, Cubs manager welcomes immigrants in his hometown

Hazleton, Pennsylvania( CNN) Driving north from Philadelphia to Hazleton, you are able to investigate the occasional “Make America Great Again” signs in gardens and storefronts along the roadsides — and government fault lines — of northeast Pennsylvania.

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Thank goodness for March Madness — and Sister Jean

( CNN) Continue this gentle, because I don’t wishes to jinx a supernatural: A cluster of young man have been dribbling this month during the college basketball tournament announced March Madness, and guess what? Neither they nor those in their…

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Why Trump and the GOP are gaining

( CNN) New polling from CNN and other stores indicates that President Donald Trump’s job approval has improved since mid-December, and that the Democrats’ advantage over Republicans in the upcoming midterm referendums has shrunk. The danger for Republicans, of course,…

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