NEW YORK -- Vice President Joe Biden would be "a commanding presence" if he chooses to run for president though his entry into the race wouldn't change Hillary Clinton's approach to the race for the Democratic nomination, ...Read more
When Lloyd Grove of The Daily Beast showed up in my email yesterday, asking me to talk about the New York Times and the Clintons, I should have known what to expect. I'm sure Grove did his best (and I appreciate the link...Read more
In the old days, Labor Day was the kickoff to the fall campaign -- that is, the fall of the election. I'll never forget the Labor Day kickoff in 1984, when it rained on the picnic in Wisconsin, and the sound equipment ...Read more
Here's a word that we don't use much: "condign." It's means "fitting" or "appropriate," but these days we nearly always attach it to the concept of punishment, that is, "Does the punishment fit the crime?"
I thought of ...Read more
If you've heard anything about the upcoming budget battle, it's probably that Republicans want to dramatically slash spending. Yay, fiscal conservatism!
What you may not know is that many of their desired funding cuts ...Read more
A study regularly touted by numerous media outlets (not to mention the White House) says 1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted on her college campus before she graduates.
Let me say that another way.
If you believe ...Read more
I have friends who cannot watch horror movies alone. One in particular keeps every light on in the house and packs her living room with warm bodies before she will even roll the credits on "The Exorcist." (And actually, ...Read more
Don't you wish you had more pictures of yourself from when you were younger?
Then why are you deleting all those pictures of yourself now? You're as young now as you're ever going be, so get your hand off the button. One ...Read more
The Case of the Halloween Heist (Magical Mystery Series) (Volume 1)Brenda Elser
When Eva, Lauren and Robert receive a mysterious note telling them that all the Halloween candy in their neighborhood has been stolen (and exchanged for dental floss?) they decide that the thief has messed with the wrong Junior Detectives!
They set off to track down and return the ...
Monday marks the 122nd federal "Labor's Holiday," which Congress enacted to celebrate working people. This Labor Day, though, working people have little to celebrate and much to fear.
The good news is that July marked a ...Read more
In August, a Michigan man drove his four dogs to the woods and let them go after being served with an eviction notice by his landlord. This story is unique only in that, when three of the dogs were run over by a car and ...Read more
The sun-blasted school teacher with the grizzled goatee and almost shoulder-length hair rises from the plastic webbing of his pool chair and saunters to the water's edge. It's late afternoon on Labor Day, a hot but clear ...Read more
According to a 2013 survey by scholars at Baylor University, entrepreneurs "are more likely to believe in an engaged, responsive God who takes a personal interest in them" than the rest of us. They pray more and believe ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Friday, Sept. 4:
The photo was heartbreaking: A toddler in shorts and a red T-shirt lay face down at the edge of the surf, waves lapping at his head, his body ...Read more
If you have school-age children like we do, you've probably heard the following question after a particularly challenging homework assignment or classroom project:
When am I going to use this in the real world?
Every ...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, Sept. 4:
Two, four, six, eight. Who gets a pass on DeflateGate? Tom Brady.
On Thursday, a federal judge spiked the NFL's four-game suspension against New...Read more
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Sept. 3:
Talks began again this week on the reunification of Cyprus, one of the world's longest-running disputes.
It all started in 1974. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The laws of man and the laws of God don't always jibe, as we all know. That's why the Bible makes it clear that it is important to render unto Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is his. America was built...Read more
Next week, as rumors swirl of his possible entry into the 2016 presidential race, Vice President Joe Biden will appear on liberal comedian Stephen Colbert's new late-night CBS show. The host is a professional clown. The ...Read more
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- About 200 people showed up Thursday at a town hall meeting in Leavenworth to learn more about the potential transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth.
Mayor Lisa Weakley, at the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- What does Israel do now that President Obama has won the congressional votes needed to implement an Iran nuclear agreement that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as "a stunning historic mistake"?
- Xi says China no threat, announces military cuts at parade
- Crowd packs town hall meeting about transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to Fort Leavenworth
- Clinton campaign manager says Biden run would 'shake things up'
- At Democratic Party meeting, Joe Biden's the elephant not in the room
- Secretary of State John Kerry defends Iran nuclear deal in Philadelphia speech