| 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 12, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Last week, I argued that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to nobody, "as an acknowledgment that the most notable eruptions of violence have been so grimly predictable, the result of years of individual and collective failures by governments and...
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — It may be the most important Florida constitutional change nobody's talking about.
Besides whether to legalize medical marijuana and devote more tax dollars to conservation, voters will also be asked Nov. 4 whether the next...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- 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 particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:57 PM
President Barack Obama is back home in Chicago.
Depending on which cable news network you watch, he may be here to: share his magnificent wisdom and do no wrong; distract us from the utter failure of his presidency while playing 530 rounds of golf in...