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  • Obama Hits The Wall In Berlin Debacle

    The question of whether Barack Obama's second term will be a failure was answered in the affirmative before his Berlin debacle, which has recast the question, which now is: Will this term be silly, even scary in its detachment from reality? Before...
  • Democratic Goons Flailing At Straw Men

    Here's something I've learned: All of the Republicans running for governor, as well as all of the Republicans thinking about running for governor, are hypocrites, liars, degenerates and probably worse. The reason I know this is because I —...
  • Treat Guns Like Cars, But Don't Stop There

    Two of the disappointments of the post-Newtown season of gun reform are as follows: The paucity of new ideas. The repeated argument that we cannot do one reform because we must instead do another. On the latter score, the most-oft-repeated trope,...
  • Bankrupt Detroit A Warning To Country

    If there's an iron rule in economics, it is Stein's Law (named after Herb, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers): "If something cannot go on forever, it will stop." Detroit, for example, can no longer go on borrowing, spending, raising...
  • Gun Control Easiest Problem To Address

    My wrap-up column for the year concerns the single event that dominates all others: the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. I grew up with guns. On the farm, there were rifles tucked in the corner of the entry hall. They were there...
  • Gun Violence Requires Focus On Young

    Seven years ago, I disagreed with a New Britain minister — who once was my pastor — when he started a petition to bring metal detectors to the high school. His well-intended response was to allegations that a student at the school was found...
  • Kennedy Guided U.S. Through Tough Times

    We might not be here with the mists of myths and hectoring of conspiracy theorists — all marking the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination — if he had not insisted on caution during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962....
  • Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases

    Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases
    The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
  • When Politicians Fight, Facts Take Beating

    When Politicians Fight, Facts Take Beating
    "Why does public conflict over societal risks persist in the face of compelling and widely accessible scientific evidence?" asks a new study by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale University, which should be required reading for all members of the "do-...
  • Government Policies Worsen Inequality

    Someone who is determined to disbelieve something can manage to disregard an Everest of evidence for it. So Barack Obama will not temper his enthusiasm for increased equality with lucidity about the government's role in exacerbating inequality. In the...
  • Trayvon Martin would be alive if Neighborhood Watch rules followed

    Trayvon Martin would be alive if Neighborhood Watch rules followed
    If George Zimmerman didn't break every rule in the book when it comes to Neighborhood Watch programs, he came close. Zimmerman called Sanford police on Feb. 26, a rainy Sunday evening, to report a suspicious person inside his neighborhood near Seminole...