At 62, Salvadorian woman plants roots with dream restaurant

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) - Maria Gomez is a mom and a dad to Mirla Aleman.

"She gets a celebration on Mother's Day and Father's Day," Gomez's daughter said, laughing.

It was late morning as Gomez prepped, her dark hair tied up as is protocol for long-maned chefs.

She spoke Spanish, ...

WaPo/ABC Poll: Optimism at 17-Year High, But Little Thanks to Trump

Chalk up another economic milestone for the Trump administration, despite woefully low job approval ratings: Economic optimism is at a 17-year high in The Washington Post-ABC News poll, but just 36 percent approve of the job President Donald Trump has done."The new survey...

Shutdown Puts Six Swing State Dem Senators at Risk

Six Senate Democrats up for reelection in states that voted for President Donald Trump are now at risk in the midterms because of their vote against a spending bill that triggered a shutdown, The Washington Post reported.According to the Post, the National Republican...

Opioids in the Suburbs

Christopher Caldwell, The Weekly Standard
In nine days in early December, eight young people died of overdoses in Fairfax County, Va., the second-richest of the 3,007 counties in the United States. Mass events like these happen frequently and in all sorts of places. A half-dozen people died in the small Rhode Island town of Burrillville in the first weeks of 2015. Twenty-eight people overdosed in a single afternoon in Huntington, West Virginia, in 2016, though all but two survived. We describe them as mass overdoses, but of course the life of a heroin addict is a solitary one, and most of those involved die alone in alleys, in cars,...

Feminists in Wonderland

Michele Bregande, American Greatness
Twinkle, twinkle, pussyhat!How I wonder what you're at!Up above the world you fly,Like a tea tray in the sky.(With apologies to Lewis Carroll) The Women's March

What Happens When Women Fight Back

Joan Walsh, The Nation
A year after Donald Trump's inaugurationâ??and the Women's March that eclipsed itâ??women are the best hope to save the countryâ??as long as we stay out of our own way.