Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Boycotting State of the Union makes sense

California Rep. Maxine Waters minced no words when she flatly declared that she will not attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Jan. 30. She made it plain why. “He’s a liar,” she said. A handful of other Democrats have predictably jumped on the boycott Trump bandwagon and won’t be present that Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why the GOP really hates Medicaid

President Donald Trump made news in March when he abruptly switched gears and said that he wouldn’t keep his hands off Medicaid as he kind of, sort of, promised to do during the campaign. Now, Trump says, Medicaid is fair game for a quick assault, namely the part of the program that some governors, including Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Gorsuch will seek his big payback

Even worse than the Republicans ramming Neil Gorsuch onto the U.S. Supreme Court, is what Gorsuch is now poised potentially to do. Over the coming years, he can comfortably do exactly what his constitutional originalist Siamese twin, Clarence Thomas, vowed that he would do and has been as good as his word. That is to Read More…