Jackson: People take for granted that some politicians will be corrupt

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Political corruption is always hard to fathom. Sure, greed typically is the devil paving the road toward graft. But the potential consequences... Read more

Jackson: Trump is no Hitler, but we can learn from World War II's history

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Propaganda should be popular, not intellectually pleasing. Comparisons of President Trump and his cabinet with Adolf Hitler and his regime... Read more

Jackson: Forget the malarkey; America is still great, thanks to Obama

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Some historians still argue about the impact of FDR’s New Deal, so don’t expect debate over President Barack Obama's legacy to... Read more

Jackson: Smearing president's legacy part of effort to kill Obamacare

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As someone who grew up in the segregated South in the 1950s and ’60s, I find it interesting that not only is my workplace overwhelmingly... Read more

Jackson: If Ben Carson doesn't believe in HUD's mission, how can he lead it?

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Men may forget many memories of their childhood. But many of you know — as I know — that no man and no woman ever grows too old... Read more

Hillary's unexpected loss could bring down Nancy Pelosi as well

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No one could have been more disappointed than Hillary Clinton to see the presidency zigzag past her grasping hands, but Nancy Pelosi probably... Read more

Jackson: Segregationist George Wallace is smiling from the grave at Trump

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Some people get angry when I and others compare Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to George Wallace. What they’re forgetting... Read more

All races should make pilgrimage to Smithsonian's new African American museum

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Waiting in line on the National Mall for free tickets to be distributed to get inside the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History... Read more