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  • Candidate's suicide holds up an unflattering mirror to our politics

    Sometimes the hateful words that slither out of people's mouths are shocking. But what ought to keep us up at night is the silence that often follows -- the way that listeners ignore, or fail to compose themselves to answer, the harmful things that...
  • Packing heat on the quadrangles: What could go wrong?

    There is an ambitious delusion among many gun rights advocates that every physical threat can be dealt with by a gun. We encounter it every time there is a headline-grabbing gun murder. If only there had been a good guy with a gun on the scene to...
  • Desperate, a flailing governor turns to homophobia

    By now, you might have heard about the latest political firestorm out of Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback, a conservative Republican, issued an executive order rescinding protections for state workers who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Brownback is...
  • Poverty will not be solved by a marriage license

    An Indiana state representative is pitching a taxpayer-funded office to promote marriage. Just in time for Valentine's Day. This is not a new idea. Rep. Jeff Thompson, a Republican of Lizton, envisions an Office of Marriage Promotion as a way to...
  • Sorority strictures are a retrograde reaction to campus sexual assault

    Wonder why addressing sexual assault on university campuses is such a complicated, entrenched problem? Behold the backward decision forced by national sorority executives over co-eds in the Greek system at the University of Virginia. A Washington Post...
  • Labor woes under the Golden Arches

    Is the McDonald's Corp. responsible for how fry cooks and cashiers are treated in its thousands of restaurants across the country, or are those matters simply up to the discretion of the franchise owners that operate 90 percent of the company's...
  • Charlie Hebdo victims were martyrs, but no saints

    Both the unifying power of social media and their tendency to oversimplify were on full display as word spread of the horrendous murders in Paris at the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The ghastly, workmanlike slaughter of cartoonists,...
  • War might be over, but our duty in Afghanistan continues

    Nearly six years into his presidency, one would hope that President Obama would have learned not to make promises he can't keep. Yet there was Obama in the final days of December to proclaim "the longest war in American history is coming to a...
  • Pragmatism, not emotion, must guide Cuba policy

    "With all due respect." That's a fitting sentiment to express to Cuban-Americans angered by President Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. Their emotions run deep, an indication of the decades of loss and hardship they and their...
  • Sony hack highlights widespread vulnerability to cyber terrorism

    Forget the emails leaked by hackers that exposed, among other secrets, the childishness of Sony Pictures executives. Dispense with the finger-wagging at major theater chains for dropping commitments to show "The Interview" during the holiday season....
  • Looking beyond the hype to see domestic and sexual violence

    Congratulations, America. We seem to be moving beyond the need for the perfect victim. We no longer require a bruised and bloodied virginal innocent to make us believe that sexual assault and domestic violence occur at astounding rates in the U.S....