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  • Obama deserves share of blame for millennial cynicism

    In case you hadn't heard, young people these days -- aka "the millennials" -- are the most cynical and distrusting generation ever recorded. Only 19 percent think most people can be trusted. According to a big study from the Pew Research Center, they...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions after first day of NFL free agency

    Ravens news, notes and opinions after first day of NFL free agency
    I’m sure some Ravens fans hoped that the organization broke from its tradition of being patient at this time of year and went out and used much of the approximately $19 million of salary cap space that they had on the first day of free agency. Start...
  • U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea

    In one of those peculiar ironies of our self-involvement in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Crimea, it is the moral authority of the United States that is evidently in play. "U.S. Lacks Moral Authority to Criticize Russia for Intervening in...
  • North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65

    North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65
    This week, as the Ides of March approaches — the March 15 anniversary of the assassination of Julius Caesar, a determined but ultimately fruitless attempt by Roman senators to stop their government from sliding toward dictatorship — the...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy

    Sheryl Sandberg's COO job at Facebook apparently isn't demanding enough, so she's launched her "Ban Bossy" campaign. The idea, advanced by Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In Foundation, is that if you deem the word "bossy" off-limits, people will stop...
  • Review: 'The Story of the Jews' by Simon Schama

    Review: 'The Story of the Jews' by Simon Schama
    The story of the Jews, involving so many grim waves of persecution, expulsion and mass murder, is not for the faint of heart. Neither is Simon Schama's account of both Jewish creativity and travails during antiquity and the Middle Ages. Schama's "The...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reflecting on Flintridge Sacred Heart's history

    We’re all stories, when all is said and done. The past becomes our mythology with hidden metaphors tucked in the crevasses of our life. The metaphors become our poetry and in time, poetry becomes legend. Legendary truth, however, is different than...
  • Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?

    Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?
    IN THE 12 months since he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's to begin his papacy with a disarmingly unaffected "Good evening" to the crowd below, Pope Francis has won a following far beyond the Roman Catholic church. He has softened the image of an...
  • Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach

    Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach
    Their plan to build and rebuild through the draft intact through one full week of NFL free agency, the Eagles remain determined to prove their recently revised general philosophy of not overspending for any one player or position group is the best way...
  • Northwestern: Professor accused of sexual misconduct won't teach rest of school year

    Northwestern: Professor accused of sexual misconduct won't teach rest of school year
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor who is being sued over allegations he sexually attacked a student will not teach the rest of the school year, the university told the Tribune Wednesday. Northwestern President Morton Schapiro decided that...
  • Chan Lowe: The "smart gun"

    Chan Lowe: The "smart gun"
    The idea of a weapon that can only be discharged by its owner makes so much sense that it’s hard to fathom why anyone would be against it.   Yet the NRA officially opposes it, with extreme prejudice. A gun shop in California that began selling...