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  • Fred Phelps was the best argument against his cause

    Fred Phelps once told me, "I'm the best friend that homosexuals have." In a way, he had a point. Although it is only now, almost 21 years later to the day and with the news of Phelps' death all over the Internet, that I'd concede it. He told me this...
  • Changes to SAT will even out playing field

    The College Board, which administers the Scholastic Aptitude Test, the once pre-eminent college entrance exam, has announced several major changes to the exam and the way it is scored. Which of the following statements describes its motivation? A. It's a...
  • Congress hard at work at nothing at all

    Sadly, the American public does not have a thunderbolt to throw at Congress to get its members to quit acting like petulant children and focus on doing the work of the nation. In their latest tantrum, House Republicans passed a measure to sue President...
  • New role for Geena Davis: Setting Hollywood straight on gender

    Google Geena Davis and up pops the pose that established her as half of the "first selfie." The iconic frame from "Thelma & Louise" was reprised and tweeted recently by her costar Susan Sarandon. The photo, and the movie's recent ranking among Hollywood'...
  • Humanitarian crisis at border defies right's platitudes about immigration

    Nine months ago, in the Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • For sports teams, there is life after dropping offensive mascots

    Daniel M. Snyder, the beleaguered owner of Washington's National Football League franchise, had a setback this week when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office deemed the team's name trademark "disparaging" and therefore unworthy of protection. Ever...
  • Trying 'El Chapo': Let's let Mexico handle this

    Mexico got its man. Now the question is whether it can keep him. The trophy is Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel. Mexican Marines arrested him February 22 in the port city of Mazatlan, in a beachfront condo -- reportedly without...
  • Seriously, what is wrong with Kansas?

    Kansas might as well start producing "Only Heterosexuals Served Here" signs for businesses and government offices. A bill that sailed through the state's House of Representatives tells Kansans: You can be as discriminatory as you like against homosexuals...
  • It's time for a raise, America!

    Why on earth would anybody oppose raising the minimum wage in America to 10 bucks an hour -- a level no working adult would recognize as livin' large? I can think of two reasons. Actually, there are three, considering that President Barack Obama has come...
  • Gender pay equity: Yeah, it's still a problem

    Everybody knows that women commonly get paid less than their male counterparts to do the same work. But does that hold true for highly educated women in the upper reaches of corporate management, including Mary Barra, whom Fortune Magazine ranked No. 1 in...
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...