| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., the first African American to fill the nation's top law enforcement post, announced Thursday he was stepping down, ending a nearly six-year tenure as one of the Obama administration's most progressive voices and polarizing...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Gary Sullivan's commentary defending the actions of the National Security Agency is full of faulty arguments ("Too much of a good thing," Aug. 27). First of all, the Fourth Amendment is the law and was established at the time of this country's founding....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Eric Delisle: With the NSA on the prowl and social media behemoths tracking your every keystroke, it's difficult for a macho man to surf the Internet for that Beanie Baby that will complete his collection. At least not without someone knowing....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Fewer than 50 days before an election that may give Republicans control of the Senate as well as the House, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Saturday skipped past those contests entirely to focus on one in which he may play a more central role — the 2016...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Democrats have their problems: A lame duck president whose popularity has slumped, just about zero chance of winning back the House, and a better-than-fair shot at losing the Senate as well. But Republicans were facing multiple sources of tension, in...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:44 AM
If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America.
Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Interesting. I tried to scan a $5 bill into my computer to draw today’s cartoon and I got this message:
“This application does not support the editing of banknote images. For more information, select the information button below for Internet-...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Among adult Internet users in the U.S., 26% said they do not believe their online personal information is secure following the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, a survey released Wednesday said.
The data comes from PEW Research, which conducted a survey...
| May 1, 2014
Re "Banned for life," April 30
To any regular reader of The Times, none of the Donald Sterling mess should come as a surprise.
After seeing hundreds of his kitschy self-aggrandizing ads for his charity work, it should be clear that Sterling does not...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:48 AM
In an op-ed piece for Time magazine, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar questions whether the reaction to Donald Sterling is entirely fair.
He calls the publication of Sterling's private conversation with V. Stiviano "sleazy," and questions why the racially charged...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big Brother would have loved your smartphone. It not only knows where you've been and who's in touch with you but also records your photos, texts, emails and social media exchanges. Linked to the cloud, it allows access to your entire digital lifespan,...