Why Some Urban Planners Think We Should Defund Police 08/10/2020 The tragically unnecessary death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, has forced us to come to a long-delayed reckoning ... Read More Offering Some Praise For The Pentagon On Flags 07/21/2020 I've gotten a few letters from readers over the past couple of weeks who have asked me - some more politely and in publishable terms ... Read More Trump Using Students As Coronavirus Pawns 07/09/2020 Here's how far Donald Trump is willing to go to ensure his re-election: After trying to normalize COVID-19 deaths among senior citizens and asking us ... Read More Trump’s Lawsuit Building The Case For Discrediting The Election 07/02/2020 Credit Donald Trump with this much: When he finds a riff, he sticks with it. For the better part of four years now, despite an utter ... Read More ‘I Know My Path’ After DACA Ruling Teen’s Future Looks Bright Safe 06/22/2020 'I Know My Path:' After DACA Ruling Teen's Future Looks Bright Safe When she woke up last Thursday morning, 17-year-old Arlette Morales pulled on a "Home ... Read More Trump Isn’t Even Trying To Be Our President 06/15/2020 Donald Trump isn't even trying to be president of the United States anymore. Well, at least not the president of the side that won the Civil ... Read More ‘If You Want Law And Order, Give Us Justice!’ 06/03/2020 In this space last week, I wrote about the importance of really listening to what black and brown Americans are trying to tell us as ... Read More In A Post-George Floyd America, It’s Time To Listen 05/29/2020 Ever gotten the wind knocked out of you? Or been unable to breathe for even a few seconds? There's pain. There's panic. There's the desperation of ... Read More Trump Remains Obsessed With His Predecessor 05/17/2020 We've known for a long time that former President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump's brain. From trying to tear down the Affordable Care ... Read More This is My Family’s Coronavirus Story 04/30/2020 It was around 1 a.m. last Friday, and my wife nudged me awake. Her shoulders shook in the darkness. The tears ran freely down her ... Read More Archives John L. Micek John Micek is the Opinion Editor and Political Columnist for PennLive/The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. Readers may follow him on Twitter @ByJohnLMicek and email him at [email protected] Daily Newsletter Sign up for FREE! Get Cartoons Daily! Sign up for our free daily newsletter by entering your email and clicking on subscribe. Subscribe 4 of 14‹1234567›» Close this module GET OUR FREE DAILY CARTOON EMAIL NEWSLETTER!All the best our sites have to offer – free in your email box! No hassle! No obligation! So cool! Just sign up!First NameJohnLast NameSmithYour email[email protected]SubmitNever see this message again.