January 12, 2017 -
Poised to strike down the Affordable Care Act without a viable replacement, Congress appears to be "walking in the darkness of destructive selfishness" that Dr. King warned against.
July 20, 2015 -
A by-the-numbers look at the big changes in New Orleans in the decade since Hurricane Katrina hit.
April 29, 2013 -
Former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), now president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, claims that unauthorized immigrants are a burden on the social safety net -- but the numbers don't bear that out.
January 25, 2013 -
North Carolina and Louisiana are among the states considering a plan to eliminate corporate and personal income taxes. But analyses of the plan and other work by its author find serious flaws -- and one of the plan's own financiers is distancing himself from it publicly.
January 24, 2013 -
President Obama outlined a decidedly progressive-minded agenda for his second term -- one the South's white oligarchy of business, political, religious and media leaders will fight tooth and nail.
September 19, 2012 -
In a speech to wealthy donors, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said 47 percent of Americans "pay no income tax," are "dependent upon government," and "will vote for the president no matter what." A look at the numbers behind those claims.
May 3, 2005 -
I love this headline from the Clarion-Ledger: "Police brace for visit by Bush." He's talking about traffic snarls, but when Rankin County Sheriff Ronnie Pennington says "It will be a mess," he could mean the President's