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  • 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...
  • So many of us are armed and we're not any safer

    So many of us are armed and we're not any safer
    It was just eight months ago when our cowboy-boot-wearing governor was urging Florida to be more like Texas in every way. We heard a lot of that from Rick Scott, who loves to show off his custom Houston-made boots emblazoned with "45th Governor."...
  • Storied Chicago church mural needs an angel

    Storied Chicago church mural needs an angel
    A few weeks ago, a sale sign went up, again, outside the Northside Stranger's Home Church. For anyone who loves the mural on the church's front wall, the sign felt like a death notice, and there may be nobody sadder about that than Jon Pounds. "If the...
  • Immigration reform school [Commentary]

    Immigration reform school [Commentary]
    Time for a brutal assessment regarding the state of immigration reform in America. Extreme partisans on both sides of the aisle — you will not like what you read over the next two minutes. Hopefully, the rest of you will chew on it for a bit....
  • Nothing to fear from phony email threats

    Nothing to fear from phony email threats
    Sometimes scammers try so hard to scare people into opening their wallets that they overdo it and lose their intended effect. The email Birdine Remaley Jr. of Whitehall Township got recently is a good example. It tried to be threatening and startled...
  • In Zimmerman/Martin case, some see only what they want

    In Zimmerman/Martin case, some see only what they want
    There's an old joke about inkblot tests: A psychiatrist shows his patient three amorphous inkblots and asks the patient what he sees. "A topless woman, a naked man and orgy," the patient responds. The doctor says he's noticing a disturbing trend...