‘Immigrant, homosexual, all-around badass’: America, meet one of your military heroes.

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Hey! Here’s a thing many Americans don’t — but should — know: All illustrations by Levi Hastings and Josh Trujillo. Comic published in full on The Nib. That’s right! A gay dude played a pivotal role in America’s independence.   Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand Steuben — known in the history books as Baron von … Continued

The Smallness of Trumps North Korea Diplomacy

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As eyes turn to President Donald Trump's big summit in Singapore with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the focus has been on the prospect of a decent deal to rid the young tyrant of his nuclear weapons. That won't happen Tuesday. Even the president is lowering expectations, promising he will be able to surmise Kim's … Continued