DC DISPATCH--General Michael C. Hayden begins his book, The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies, surveying the flattened streets of Sarajevo. When Hayden was head of Intelligence for the American Forces in Europe, he was tasked with providing intelligence to the UN forces based in Bosnia.

HYPOCRITE IN CHIEF-Were it not for the source, it would hardly be news to learn that the United States can’t take care of its most needy -- that it may be the richest country, but it is also increasingly, appallingly, unequal in how its wealth and opportunities are shared.

RELIGION POLITICS--For Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television. Aside from Sunday morning shows or occasional commercials, religious programming issued end-time warnings, sought monetary contributions, or staged faith healings. But it did not cover news.

DC DISPATCH--General Michael C. Hayden begins his book, The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies, surveying the flattened streets of Sarajevo.

OTHERWORDS--The U.S. postal system has 30,000 outlets serving every part of America. It employs 630,000 people in good middle-class jobs. And it proudly delivers letters and packages clear across the country for a pittance.

HULLABALOO--Last Wednesday I wrote a pieceheadlined "Trump’s contempt for the rule of law:

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