Western civilization’s creed is free thought and expression, the lubricant of everything from democracy to human rights.
Democrats for over a century were associated with the American middle class.
Until now there were two types of peaceful American change.
There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program.
A natural meritocracy of all races, classes and backgrounds – not our elected officials, celebrities or partisan activists – help this great nation thrive
There is a humane, transparent, truthful – and constitutional – way to address illeg …
Everyone finds a lesson in the Republican midterm tsunami.
The Duke of Wellington said of his close-run victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo that the French “came on in the same old way, and we sent them back in the same old way.”
Do bothersome facts matter anymore?
In October of 1962, America worried whether an untried young president, John F. Kennedy, could keep us safe from nuclear-tipped missiles from nearby communist Cuba.
Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters.
Normally, no one would care that in a recent Atlantic essay – “Why I hope to die at 75″ – 57-year-old Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argued that living to be 75 years old was long enough for anyone.