Apr 3, 2014
Across the land, Republican state legislators have shouted “voter fraud, voter fraud” to justify various schemes to restrict voting. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is now leading the charge.
Dec 31, 2013
American Jews are expected to unequivocally support Israel against its very real enemies, but Israeli policies of the moment can and do betray values held by a large swath of American Jewry.
Dec 26, 2013
It’s an old chestnut of a query, but now applied to a new locale, and with the same meaningless, misleading cliches for answers.
Jan 9, 2013
Richard Nixon, who would have turned 100 on Wednesday, endures as the commanding figure of American political life since the end of World War II His style, achievements and failures persist nearly two decades after his death.
Dec 21, 2012
The judge's death Wednesday brings to mind his singular moment: the Senate's rejection of his Supreme Court nomination in 1987 The criticism and assault against him marked a sea change in the process of both nominations and confirmations.
Sep 18, 2012
For selfish, political reasons, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has inserted himself into the American presidential election American Jews won't fall for it.
Jun 15, 2012
As the 40th anniversary of the infamous break-in nears, the press shouldn't inflate its investigatory role.
Sep 7, 2011
We fashionably compress our commemorations of 9/11 events into a neat triangle to include the Afghanistan and Iraq wars But in accepting this, we terribly distort our historyWe fashionably compress our commemorations of 9/11 to include the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
Aug 19, 2011
Obvious, off-the-wall politicians like Michele Bachmann were at one time deservedly dismissed as fringe candidates. But ironically, the liberal media has propelled such politicians from well-deserved mediocrity to suddenly being "serious" candidates.The liberal media has propelled off-the-wall politicians such as Michele Bachmann from well-deserved mediocrity to suddenly being "serious" candidates.
Aug 4, 2011
When Barack Obama began his quest for the presidency more than three years ago, admirers and many opponents alike conceded he was smart, tough and articulate. Well, we are left with one out of three.The president's vaunted resolve and toughness in the political turmoil surrounding the national debt disappeared into a cloud.
Apr 1, 2011
The centennial commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Co fire in New York City, with the loss of 146 young women trapped in a factory that had blatantly ignored the meager safety legislation of the time, paradoxically raises the question of whether we are doomed to forget the past fire in New York City paradoxically raises the question of whether we are doomed to forget the past.
Mar 19, 2011
Onward ride the old familiar horses of colonialism France and Britain have enthusiastically endorsed the UN resolution calling for a “no-fly zone” over Libya .