Workers need good news
September 1, 2014 Labor Day is supposed to be a celebration of workers, but it’s been a long time since workers have been celebrated — or for that matter, have had a reason to celebrate. more »»
Smallness of economy class
September 1, 2014 Americans are in the dumps about their future. What does that have to do with legroom in economy class? Everything. more »»
Obama finds himself in veritable lion’s den
August 31, 2014 WASHINGTON — Addressing the annual American Legion convention in Charlotte earlier this week, President Obama sugar-coated his defense of selective use of military force by reciting what’s been done... more »»
Parenting loaded with goodbyes
August 29, 2014 This is the month of departure for many parents, the time of year when they brace themselves for new versions of their children getting on with life. more »»
Does Obama want to win in Iraq?
August 29, 2014 ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether we are determined to defeat it. more »»
Perry indictment not political ploy
August 28, 2014 Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Well, meet that ham sandwich: Gov. Rick Perry. He’s a real ham — only not as smart. more »»
Obama spurns ‘optics’ police
August 28, 2014 In some prominent corners of the liberal media, the grousing has begun about President Obama’s habit of hitting the golf course during crises without any concern for looking cavalier. more »»
If ISIS attacks again, then what?
August 27, 2014 The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS. The New York Times quotes “a top national security adviser” to the president as saying the U.S. more »»
Is Ferguson a social media victim?
August 25, 2014 Soon the cameras, protesters, gawkers and tweeters will depart Ferguson, Missouri, leaving the question: What will be left of this embattled city when the smoke clears? We’ve seen predominantly... more »»
With ill-timed slap at Obama, Hillary falters
August 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s tactical retreat in her soft apology and meet-up with President Obama at Martha’s Vineyard, after her ill-timed criticism of his “failure” in aiding Syrian refugees,... more »»
Ferguson is huge empathy failure
August 22, 2014 Earlier this week, I arrived for a scheduled visit with a medical professional and left reeling over just how divided we remain in this country about rac. more »»
Sharpton’s Ferguson agenda seen
August 21, 2014 The late media critic Edwin Diamond once notably quipped that to the American news media, “10,000 deaths in Nepal equals 100 deaths in Wales equals 10 deaths in West Virginia equals one death next... more »»