It's in the workplace, at the market, civic groups, and even in some of our churches. Every now and then racism raises up its ugly head in America. It's been present since before the founding of our nation and unfortunately it is not only an experience unique to America.
The Republican-led U.S. Congress has failed to repeal and replace Obamacare, but its making headway-- along with President Trump to bring significant reform to the Veterans Administration. And that's good news for U.S. veterans.
The tearing down of confederate monuments reminds me of ISIS smashing ancient Assyrian and Judeo-Christian artifacts. In both cases, the goal of the offended parties is to destroy the history they do not like. It’s about an immediate act that makes them feel better without thinking of the long-term impact on a culture or civilization. All that matters are the emotions of the minute and eliminating the offense.
Some Americans were offended to see a group of pastors praying for the president in the Oval Office. But why? Was this some kind of "voodoo magic" going on in the White House?
If you're an American and you're reading this, did you know your tax dollars are being used to incentivize terrorism against Israelis? Now, some members of Congress are trying to stop that from happening.
Just back in the U.S. from Beijing, Asia reporter Mengfei Li appeared on The Global Lane to tells us what Chinese millennials told him about North Korea. Do they share Trump's sense of urgency about the threat to America and the world?   Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is on his way to the Philippines to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum, a gathering of minsters from 10 Southeast Asian nations. Topping the unofficial agenda will be shared concerns over North Korea and the rapid advance of its long-range missile capabilities.