Jon Queally, staff writer
"It cannot be over exaggerated. It cannot be overstated. This is a big deal."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"It is ironic that a man who used taxpayer dollars to buy a $30,000 dining room...
Common Dreams staff
"That calls for a speculative answer... I'm just not able to do that."


Days after a white punk killed four young black and brown people, a Nashville waffle house has reopened with proceeds going to the victims' families. Still, the shooting remains an ugly microcosm of today's America: A white shooter with an AR-15 murders POC and is arrested unharmed by police after an unarmed black man stops the carnage. Because none of the racist GOP tropes fit, Trump has yet to even name the good guy. Note to Prez Fuckface: He's James Shaw Jr.