| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:03 PM
When it comes to getting information on politics and government, Fox News has a far greater hold on conservatives than any single media outlet has on liberals.
That’s one of the finding of a new survey by the Pew Research Center, and I suspect...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 6:08 AM
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Ebola fever in the United States -- the social, not the medical, phenomenon -- is moving toward a climax.
Nearly two-thirds of respondents in a fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll said they're "concerned about a widespread Ebola epidemic in the United...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Sometimes it's hard to tell which is more terrifying: Ebola or the commentary about the virus.
On Monday, radio host Rush Limbaugh suggested that President Barack Obama is refusing to divert flights from Liberia and other Ebola-infected countries...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:13 AM
Paul Carpenter's column would have played in the opinion space today where it has appeared every Sunday since 1989.
With its quiet disappearance is how Paul chose to mark his retirement, effective this week. Bill White is taking over Paul's regular...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:40 PM
It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a "war on women."
Let's be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing: abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in...
| Sep 26, 2014
Earlier this month, the National Book Awards released its nonfiction longlist, and it included only one book written by a woman. None were biographies of women. The longlist reinforced a widely held notion within the publishing industry that because men...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Noted horrible person Rush Limbaugh has a remarkable knack for making already bad situations worse. It’s like having the Midas touch if King Midas’s magic allowed him to transform things that were on fire into things that were even more on...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Clear Channel, the nation's biggest radio station owner, is broadcasting a new signal to listeners and advertisers.
The San Antonio-based media company, owner of 840 radio stations, has changed its name to iHeartMedia, after its iHeartRadio online...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Six more debates? Well, I’m all in favor of getting as much information as possible, but I think six debates might be too much. The candidates could probably cut that in half, especially since Tom Foley doesn’t have that much to say. Gov....
| 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...