Nov 25, 2015
It seems absurd to have to mention that the purpose of higher education is to be challenged, to be exposed to different views and, above all, to be exhilarated by the exercise of free speech , other people's as well as one's own. The marketplace of ideas is not for sissies,
Nov 22, 2015
Winning the war against an ideology that rejects freedom and welcomes death will require something more than bombs and boots. It will require genius.
Nov 18, 2015
We shouldn't be surprised that many Americans fear the fresh arrival of Syrian refugees in the wake of last week's Paris slaughter. Fear does strange things to people. What happened to our admiration for FDR's call to courage: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"?
Nov 15, 2015
Trump insinuated that Iowans , and perhaps even some in his audience , are of limited intelligence.
Nov 11, 2015
Nov 8, 2015
Patriarch George H.W. Bush, has been singing his heart out with author Jon Meacham, whose biography of the 41st president will soon be released.
Nov 4, 2015
Globally we must think forevermore. Who are we? Do we have the courage to lead? Do we let the future happen, or do we help shape it? We don't need a wall. What we need is a great, big story, told by someone with the vision, imagination and wisdom to get the great big picture.
Nov 1, 2015
It is probably over for Jeb Bush.