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  • Oak Creek: An act of home-grown terrorism

    It's been a year since Wade Michael Page opened fire at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. Since then, some basic facts about Page have come to light. We now know that he was involved with white supremacy groups and that he was the founding member and...
  • Invoking God in America

    Invoking God in America
    In one recent week, time took two heroes. So far as I know, the legendary civil rights lawyer Julius Chambers and the esteemed public intellectual Robert Bellah never met. They lived on opposite ends of the country and traveled in different circles. But...
  • Goldberg: Obama wings it in Egypt

    Who says President Obama isn't a unifier? Last week, this newspaper's Edmund Sanders reported from Cairo "As rival camps of Egyptians protest for and against the toppling of President Mohamed Morsi, there is a rare point of agreement: America is to...
  • Goldberg: Rand Paul's paleo pal

    Goldberg: Rand Paul's paleo pal
    Rand Paul is the most interesting contender for the Republican nomination. And when I say interesting, I mean that in the broadest sense. A case in point: Last week, the Kentucky senator hit some turbulence when the Washington Free Beacon reported...
  • How to honor Trayvon Martin

    In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, which acquitted him in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, activists took to the streets across the nation to stand up for civil rights. For many, this was a black-and-white case. A neighborhood patrolman was...
  • Chad Griffin and the fight against Prop. 8

    He cut his teeth in the Clinton White House and on California issues: the campaign to save Ahmanson Ranch, the fight for an oil extraction tax and funding for stem cell research. He raised money to elect Barack Obama. And then came Proposition 8. Chad...
  • Minneapolis mayor puts stamp of history on gay marriages

    After each gay couple made their way down Minneapolis City Hall’s five flights of marble stairs – past flashy floral arrangements and packs of photographers, past a brass quintet and a gay men’s chorus – they paused for a private...
  • Fox News: Oprah Pushing Racism to Promote New Movie (VIDEO)

    Fox News host Martha MacCallum and Republican strategist Dee Dee Benkie rejected Oprah Winfrey's claim that the prejudicial treatment she received in Switzerland was racism on "America Live", and wondered if the OWN mogul was needling the story as a...
  • Move 2014 Winter Olympics out of Russia

    Move 2014 Winter Olympics out of Russia
    President Vladimir Putin of Russia is an odious little man who formerly was a cold war colonel in the KGB and now sees himself as czar. He recently signed a dangerously vague law barring "homosexual propaganda" allegedly to protect children ("Obama knocks...
  • Lee Daniels says racism played role in 'Butler's' struggle for money

    Lee Daniels says racism played role in 'Butler's' struggle for money
    NEW YORK -- Lee Daniels is never one to hold back on hot-button topics like race and the movie business. So when the director of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” is asked why he thinks it was hard to get his new movie financed, he comes back...
  • Some evangelicals favor gay rights

    Some evangelicals favor gay rights
    A new Baylor University study has found a growing segment of evangelicals who, while opposing homosexuality, are no longer strongly against gay rights. Dubbed the "Messy Middle," these evangelicals may have a voice in the gay marriage debate, the Baylor...