FROM Johnette Howard
Waxman Lobs Steroid Accusations and Clemens Doesn't Swing "It's impossible to believe that this is a simple misunderstanding… someone isn't telling the truth." That's from California Democrat Henry Waxman, chair of the House Oversight Committee, which is investigating Roger Clemens . Johnette Howard is a sports columnist for Newsday .
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
Trump's ethical conflicts pile up as transparency diminishes President Trump's refusal to reveal his income tax returns is just one example of a lack of transparency that could be hiding conflicts of interest. Other conflicts are already obvious from his appointments. And he's being sued for using his job to increase his profits.