| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In response to Al Eisner's letter concerning illegal immigrants destroying America ("Illegal immigrants will destroy America as we know it," Aug. 16), I feel the need to make a few comments.
Mr. Eisner says that "the influx of illegal immigrants can and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:13 PM
In positively poetic words, columnist Colin McEnroe extolled the life-affirming work of depression-suffering addicts Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams, both of whom committed suicide [Aug. 17, Opinion, "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Twice in 2014, I've come to the end of a pleasant evening, walked upstairs to where my laptop sits and discovered the sudden death of someone who spoke powerfully to me.
In February, it was Philip Seymour Hoffman on a Sunday night. Last Monday night, it...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:03 AM
As vacations go, this one was a pip.
Some of the year's best cycling weather, of course, came in the week that followed Tuesday of last week, when I was rendered unable to get out to enjoy it. Mother Nature has a sadistic sense of humor.
I shan't bother...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Rush Limbaugh's politicizing of Robin Williams' suicide is despicable and shows his complete absence of decency and an intelligent understanding of just what suicide is all about. It is a manifestation of his true character, or should I say, lack thereof....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:58 PM
In June, Hillary Clinton released a new book that served as the unofficial kickoff to a presidential campaign set to hit the homestretch in the summer of 2016. But for the moment she’s enduring what Politico called "the summer of the anti-Clinton...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:31 AM
A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
| 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 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 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...