So much for the argument that having more people armed in public places will result in fewer gun deaths.
You know how it goes. You lose track of friends and then one day, someone gets in touch to say the friend has left us to our mortal pursuits.
The exchange of five Guantanamo detainees for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has reminded us of three unpleasant facts of life:
To hear tell, the mean ol' GOP is waging war on Michelle Obama and, brace yourself, America's children.
Former President George W. Bush once said, rather proudly, that he didn't read newspapers.
Just when you thought American higher learning couldn't get any more ridiculous, along come demands for warning labels on provocative works of literature.
With The New York Times' sudden dismissal of Executive Editor Jill Abramson and Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton might have brain damage, the curtain opened on a new theater in an old war.
When Lady Justice takes a count of bleeding hearts outside the execution chamber, she won't find mine among them.
This is the time when Americans renew their hatred of Washington and Washington wallows in a bittersweet cocktail of self-love and self-loathing.
Say what you will, but you'd best check for recording devices. Alternatively, you might check your thoughts.
The Cliven Bundy spectacle in Nevada has provided a Wild West backdrop for our hottest political issues as we gallop toward the midterm elections.
The word is out that Chelsea Clinton is with child, making the favorite Democratic presidential nominee a soon-to-be grandmother.
The new "agreement" between Russia, the U.S. and our allies is exactly what the former KGB agent ordered.
One approaches the race fray with trepidation, but here we go, tippy-toe.
In selecting Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as host of the "Late Show," CBS has waged war on America's heartland — or so proclaims that Palm Beach font of heartland mirth, Rush...
After writing close to 3,000 columns, I've learned that people sometimes read what they're looking for, often as a result of a headline, rather than what I wrote.
Rush Limbaugh can relax. The popular "demon of the right" has been replaced at least through the midterms by the Koch brothers, Charles and David.
H.L. Mencken gets a workout in election years when voters are reminded by pundits of the curmudgeon's observation that no one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.
The past couple of weeks have marked a turning point in American ugliness as the mob has turned its full fury on first lady Michelle Obama.
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