Thursday August 11, 2022
Christopher Brauchli

  • May 20, 2019

    Pompeo’s smirk

    No wonder Mr Pompeo awkwardly laughed or, as it was described by some observers, “smirked,” when asked about the reports of the execution of...

  • November 06, 2018

    Born in the USA

    In the many years this column has appeared, it is rare that it has weighed in on constitutional issues. Occasionally, however, an issue is so...

  • October 15, 2018


    My apologies to my readers. I am sure they get tired of hearing about immigrants. Immigrants get tired of being in a position where the likes of me...

  • August 25, 2018

    No relief in sight

    It is a sad time to be a child. Who’d have thought it just a few years ago. Consider Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, and the United States, to name...

  • May 22, 2018

    Innocent infants

    There is a certain amount of confusion about the reason for the practice, and even more confusion about whether the activity it is seeking to...

  • August 13, 2016

    Word games

    From time to time presidential campaigns present didactic moments and this is such a time. It presents us with familiar words to which completely...

  • February 09, 2016


    In Brazil it is caused by the mosquito. In Flint it is caused by the politician. The one is not completely understood. The other is understood all...

  • December 08, 2015

    The Canadian welcome

    In a Canadian government website entitled “The refugee system in Canada,” the opening sentence states: “Our compassion and fairness are a...