D.R. Tucker

Spare Us Your Thoughts and Prayers

Remember when Charlton Heston declared, “From my cold, dead hands!” Thanks to the group he led, there are now, sadly, more pairs of cold, dead hands in Jacksonville, Florida: The authorities in Jacksonville, Fla., said there were “multiple fatalities” at a mass shooting on Sunday at a bar that was hosting a live gaming event… Read more »

The Right’s Lethal Loathing of the LGBTQ Community

I guess plotting to have people of color harmed or killed at the hands of law enforcement didn’t provide enough of a rush for these folks. Now, they think threatening the lives of LGBTQ Americans is one heck of a way to make America great again: Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, who is transgender, said Tuesday… Read more »

Washington State vs. Washington’s Hate

I guess these lives should just be considered collateral damage in Donald Trump’s battle to defend coal: The Trump administration has hailed its overhaul of federal pollution restrictions on coal-burning power plants as creating new jobs, eliminating burdensome government regulations and ending what President Trump has long described as a “war on coal.” The administration’s… Read more »

John McCain, 1936-2018

The Arizona senator’s life was, if nothing else, an incredible journey. On Saturday, that journey concluded.