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05/21/2015 - 4:20pm

    News that B.B. King has died aggravates my anecdotage, the stage of life in which every new development reminds you of an old story.

    I was not much of a blues fan before I, as a young Chicago reporter in March of 1972, was enlightened by Riley B...

05/21/2015 - 3:44pm

    If Michelle Obama's critics actually paid attention to her recent commencement speech, they would hear a lot of advice that conservatives like to hear -- when it is not coming from Michelle Obama.

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05/14/2015 - 8:05pm

    Some people unfortunately think that the best way to respond to the intolerance of Muslim fanatics is to insult all Muslims.

    That's the twisted thinking behind professional Muslim-baiter...

05/14/2015 - 7:21pm

    Riots can bring out the best in politicians -- and the worst.

    The Watts riots in Los Angeles 50 years ago, among other civil disturbances of that period, led President Lyndon B. Johnson to pass...

05/07/2015 - 4:01pm

    Unlike my own parents, I normally do not condone lifting a hand to spank, slap or whip misbehaving children. Yet I salute Toya Graham, now known widely known as Baltimore's Angry Mom, for making corporal punishment look like high art.

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05/07/2015 - 2:33pm

    Some people protest police brutality in ways that only remind us of why we need police.

    That's how I feel about the Baltimore rioters who some news reports described as "protestors....

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