| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Rush Limbaugh's tirade Friday about reaction to the National Football League scandal was fascinating -- for what it said about Rush Limbaugh.
"We're feminizing this game, and it's a man's game, and if we keep feminizing this game, we're going to ruin...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The modern-day politician follows these basic steps:
1) Get elected to gain power.
2) Celebrate attainment of power.
3) Consider using power to enact change.
4) Worry that enacting change might look bad politically.
5) Change nothing.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:04 PM
It must be said at this point: Sen. Al Franken is just dull.
How dull is he? He says the most memorable conversation he's had as a senator — "hilarious" even — was a wonkish discussion with former President Clinton about how to finance...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
"Dad, Rush Limbaugh and Me," about the divide between a liberal daughter and a conservative father, touched a nerve this week.
Overwhelmingly, the forceful responses by dozens of readers took one of two points of view: the opinion piece by Madeline...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:38 AM
I probably wasn’t the only reader who did a double take when I read this in The Times on Thursday:
“A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:34 PM
It's like a scene out of a rap video. From driving an exotic car to reportedly spending big bucks at a strip club, pop star Justin Bieber has been living it up after arriving in South Florida on Monday. We combed through social media to get a sense of his...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:23 AM
GLASTONBURY — The same fevered imagination brought the world a blue gingham inflatable ice-holding tray for outdoor picnics, obnoxious magnetic bumper stickers and an oversized ceramic mug shaped like a toilet.
"Our toilet mug, I think, it defines...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Looks like the Miami Heat are the latest recruits in First Lady Michelle Obama's bid to get the country moving more and making healthier food choices.
The first lady is seen video bombing Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen and the championship team's coach, Erik...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Pope Francis, who's become known for being frugal and down to earth, must be blushing. The pontiff's Q rating is soaring with his status as Time's Person of the Year and the results of two new popularity polls.
U.S. Catholics approve of the pope more...
| Aug 20, 2013
Re “Dad, Rush Limbaugh and me,” Opinion, Aug. 18
The opinion piece makes a clear point that conservatives have known for a while: Liberals are closed-minded and will never compromise or even consider anyone else's beliefs but their own....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Those unfamiliar with the three-dimensional chess of presidential politics could say that Jeb stepped in it with his “Illegal immigration is an act of love” comment. But Jeb — the smarter brother — is crazy like a fox. Rush...