Jun 16, 2014
About that stunning defeat. Conventional Wisdom, that self-righteous propagandist, has it that Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's trouncing by an academic, tea-sipping nobody marks the end of the GOP establishment.
Jun 11, 2014
So much for the argument that having more people armed in public places will result in fewer gun deaths. One of the three killed recently by a Las Vegas couple, Jerad and Amanda Miller, was an armed civilian, Joseph Wilcox.
Jun 9, 2014
I had been friends with John Vasconcellos, the California legislator who was a weaver of big dreams and a lampoon target of Garry Trudeau's "Doonesbury."
Jun 4, 2014
The exchange of five Guantanamo detainees for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has reminded us of three unpleasant facts of life.
Jun 2, 2014
To hear tell, the mean ol' GOP is waging war on Michelle Obama and, brace yourself, America's children. Got it? The newest war on women/children relates to the first lady's well-intentioned but disastrous school nutrition program . . .
May 26, 2014
As we celebrate Memorial Day, it must be particularly painful for the families of those who never reached the top of the waiting list.
May 22, 2014
Just when you thought American higher learning couldn't get any more ridiculous, along come demands for warning labels on provocative works of literature.
May 19, 2014
Even if one thinks the country doesn't need another Clinton White House, a sentiment shared by many Democrats , or if you're of the Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi persuasion , the overarching impression is that Clinton was attacked unfairly.