| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Soon after actor Anthony Edwards put out his last cigarette, he decided to run the Chicago marathon.
Like most marathoners, Edwards questioned his ability. But unlike most other runners, he knew that if he could not finish, everybody would know it....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:51 PM
In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" — a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS — our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn.
As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:50 PM
As 162,482 absentee ballots were loaded onto mail trucks at the Broward Supervisor of Elections warehouse in Lauderhill the other day, I came to a grim realization.
Election Month is here. That's right, month. It's no longer just Election Day, with...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" -- a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS -- our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn.
As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia horse country,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:27 PM
I'm shocked, stunned and dismayed. For the last 30 years, I've been warned by a consensus of climate scientists that every other week the United States was going to be hit by a category 5 hurricane.
Now I'm told that hurricane intensity runs in cycles...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Presentations are big business today. When 34-year-old Chelsea Clinton, who has never held public office, can command $75,000 for a single presentation, people take note.
Moreover, the fairly recent popularity of TED Talks (Technology, Entertainment,...
| Aug 5, 2014
Let us now praise Democratic hypocrisy.
Throughout my life, various Republicans have suggested amending the Constitution in one way or another. A few years ago, they suggested revising the 14th Amendment to get rid of automatic birthright citizenship....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Just what color is Florida politically? Republican red, Democratic blue, or in between purple?
On stage at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 helping Charlie Crist celebrate his primary win, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As one of the hundreds of thousands who participated in the People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday, I am outraged that The Sun buried its coverage of this event on Page 6, beneath a blurry photo of participants ("Worldwide marches call for...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The Al Jazeera America television network is rejecting claims it owes former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner $65 million.
Last week, Gore and business partner Joel Hyatt sued the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family...