Following Memorial Day, and taking cues from Dwight D. Eisenhower and Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sean Davis thinks about the true meaning of war and its effects.
In an alliterative battle of phrasing, First Lady Melania Trump is inspired by Michelle Obama (again) and rolls out her “Be Best” campaign. Sean Davis tries to decipher what it all means.
It has been proposed that arming our teachers in the classroom is the answer to the mass shooting problem pervasive in America, Sean Davis examines all the reasons why this will not work.
President Trump wants the Pentagon to stage a military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. Sean Davis says go for it, let’s see what happens.
2017 was quite a year. The Big Smoke America is now two years old and has published nearly 1,000 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2017.
Sean Davis reacts to Rachel Maddow’s exclusive report on Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns and exposes it for what it is: a deliberately leaked distraction from the real, serious issues within Trump’s presidency.
Sean Davis examines the hypocrisy surrounding Trump’s immigration ban.
We cannot allow any chance of Donald Trump getting elected and then imploding under the weight of his own hubris as the Leader of the Free World.
Sean Davis talks with activist Jessie Sponberg about his experiences at Standing Rock during the Dakota Access Pipeline protest, which is still continuing and growing in support.
After Donald Trump was given a Purple Heart medal from a veteran, Trump quipped, “I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier.” Purple Heart recipient Sean Davis responds.