Why is Rep. Ilhan Omar in our Congress ("Republicans propose censure of Ilhan Omar and 'The Squad' for anti-Israel, anti-U.S. rhetoric," Web, June 14)? She and her ilk are not only racists but anti-American on top of it.
Israelis, not "ultranationalists," hold parades every year to celebrate the 1967 reunification of Jerusalem after 16 years of illegal Jordanian occupation ("Palestinian balloons, Israeli strikes test peace," World, A9, June 17).
Two months prior to the recent start of the G-7 summit in Cornwall, England, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, President Biden's hand-picked ambassador to the United Nations, made disparaging remarks to the National Action Network about her country ("Biden U.N. ambassador blasts U.S., rips 'White supremacy' within 'founding documents and principles,' Web, April 14).
The spectacular ocean vistas will fill TV screens as usual, along with the obligatory shots of hang gliders prancing above the cliffs of Southern California. There's probably a bookie somewhere who will offer an over/under on the number of times fans at home will be treated to the replay of Tiger Woods rolling in a putt on the final hole to force a playoff at Torrey Pines in 2008. Aside from that, this is not be the U.S. Open everyone expected just a few months ago. Not even close.
Vice President Kamala Harris was put in charge of addressing the illegal immigration crisis at the southern border on March 24. Now, 85 days after President Joe Biden passed the buck, it's increasingly clear that she takes neither the assignment, nor the problem seriously.
This Sunday is Father's Day. While most of the country might be celebrating with baseball and burgers, I'm taking a decidedly different approach: I'm going "fishing." But not the kind of fishing you're thinking of.