Behind the Headlines
10/17/17 – Prison Phones

10/17/17 – Prison Phones

About 600,000 people will be released from federal and state prisons this year.  Within three-years, two-thirds will be rearrested. Here’s...
10/12/17 Agitprop

10/12/17 Agitprop

The atmosphere was gotten more poisonous since Charlottesville. Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines. Since then, the Washington Post and...
10/10/17 – Shaking My Head

10/10/17 – Shaking My Head

Here are five recent stories that have me shaking my head. Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines. Judge Richard Posner...
10/5/17 – Fact-Checkers

10/5/17 – Fact-Checkers

No one’s fact-checking the fact-checkers.  Except us. Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines. After 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, Congress passed two...
10/3/17 – Selective Outrage

10/3/17 – Selective Outrage

Two jet scandals. Two different responses. Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines. Tom Price resigned as HHS Secretary for leasing...
9/28/17 Junk – Food Science

9/28/17 Junk – Food Science

First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch initiative was her signature achievement. Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines. The campaign was...
9/26/17 – Middle Class

9/26/17 – Middle Class

The middle class is back.  According to the people. Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines. For years, Gallup has polled...
9/21/17 – Article VI

9/21/17 – Article VI

The law requires every federal employee take an oath of office to support the Constitution. Here’s what’s happening behind the...