Terrorists Get to Air Grievances — at an Icon of American Culture

On October 7, 1985 four terrorists from the Palestinian Liberation Front hijacked the cruise ship Achille Lauro off the coast of Egypt. They held the passengers and crew hostage and demanded the releaRead Post

Careful About What You Say:  The Speech Police Are Listening

You may have heard about the radio play-by-play man for the San Francisco 49ers who got into trouble for saying things you’re apparently not allowedRead Post

Anything Can Happen Between Now and Election Day — and Probably Will

All the polls say it’s going to be a good November for the Republicans. They say the GOP has a better than even chance to take control of the SenateRead Post

A President Trying to Catch Up with His People

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “There go my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.” Gandhi, of course, was simply being humble. He was a grRead Post

Bulletin: A NYT Columnist Hears Chants for Blood — from (Gasp!) Conservatives

The other day, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman wrote that, “ISIS is awful but is not a threat to America’s homeland.” Let’s hope he’s Read Post

A Rare Politician with Guts

On July 7, 2005 Muslim terrorists attacked London. They set off bombs on buses and trains that left 52 people dead and hundreds more injured. After thRead Post

Life and Death in Polarized America

Sooner or later everything becomes polarized in this divided country of ours. It’s against the rules to see the other side’s point of view.   ThRead Post

The Elite Liberal Softer Kind of Racism

I don’t know what happened in Ferguson, Missouri between the cop and the kid. And neither do you. When I covered hard news I saw cops who crossed thRead Post

At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and eRead Post

I recently heard from a woman whose late son had been gay, but had nevertheless been a conservative Read Post

Well, in my opinion, at George Washington University, not much.  A few weeks ago, the Young AmerRead Post

I don’t know if you’re aware of it, and until I checked it out I certainly wasn’t, but 17 statRead Post

I believe it is essential that the GOP take back control of the Senate in November because it would Read Post

Did Trickle-down Complacency Lead to the White House Breach?

Last week, there was a troubling incident at the White House when a man with a knife (later identifiRead Post

D.C. journalists called the latest Quinnipiac University poll results in Colorado’s tight gubeRead Post

Clichés can be so cliché, and worn-out sayings (“neat as a pin,” etc.) have worn out their welRead Post

President Obama declared in his recent address to the nation that “ISIL is not Islamic.”Read Post

All pretense ended Monday night, when President Barack Obama became Commander-in-Chief at a time of Read Post

There’s a big battle brewing in the Jefferson County, Colorado, school system. The manufactureRead Post