| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Even as a child, I was very direct, opinionated and yes, what some would call "bossy." As an adult who has had a more than 25-year career, I have on occasion been chastised for those characteristics.
The attributes we value in men -- leadership,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Sheryl Sandberg's COO job at Facebook apparently isn't demanding enough, so she's launched her "Ban Bossy" campaign. The idea, advanced by Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In Foundation, is that if you deem the word "bossy" off-limits, people will stop...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:37 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday that the crisis unfolding in the Ukraine was the direct result of Russian control of oil in that region of the world and emphasized that the United States needed to...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:01 PM
For Girl Scouts leaders, responding to criticism during the annual cookie sale ritual seems to have become as routine as helping the youngsters sell the sweets.
The latest charge comes from an old foe of the Girl Scouts, Pro-Life Waco, a Texas...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Eastern Connecticut State University adjunct professor Brent Terry got caught saying what he thinks Monday, when an anonymous student recorded the creative writing teacher's rantings. Terry is a paranoid left-winger who used his classroom to spew his fury...
| Nov 8, 2012
The dust has settled. Now, Republicans need to ask what their foreign policy should be after being muddled by Mitt Romney's oscillating maneuvering. It stands now to be more confused, or worse, reflexively opposed to President Barack Obama's policy....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:14 PM
All you need to know about the British Open is that you don't dare call it that when you are at one.
You can get away with typing it in stories back to the States, but don't say it to the guy eating fish and chips at the next table.
It is The Open...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Education policy wasn't a significant issue in the 2012 presidential election, but it needs to be one in 2013. Americans are increasingly dissatisfied with public education, and no small wonder: studies continue to show that our schools, once the envy...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Author's note: This piece concerns racial healing in America. It is submitted as we continue to mourn the incomprehensible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. May those families, that community, and the nation that grieves with...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When will liberals stop living in the past? Specifically, when will they accept that they aren't all that stands between a wonderful, tolerant America and Jim Crow?
I was in the room when, during the Democratic National Convention, civil rights hero...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Talking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore.
"Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...