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08/28/2014 - 3:51pm

    Televised scenes of fires and looters ravaging storefront buildings in Ferguson, Missouri brought flashbacks in my memory to other urban riots a half-century ago -- and to lessons that Ferguson officials failed to learn.

    Among them: Never...

07/18/2014 - 1:03pm

    Despite the growing consensus that mass incarceration is not the way to cure all social ills, there seems to be a new trend toward prosecuting parents who fall short of prevailing ideals.

    You don't have to be a parent, as I am, to understand the good intentions...

07/14/2014 - 2:50am

    Sarah Palin has joined a rising drumbeat of Republicans who call for President Barack Obama's impeachment. Democrats can barely conceal their glee.

    It's hard to think of anything that would give a bigger boost to the Democrats' currently gloomy prospects...

07/10/2014 - 1:49am

    As thousands of unaccompanied Central American children stream across his state's southern border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a paranoid turn.

    In an interview Sunday on ABC's "This Week," Perry repeated sentiments that he expressed earlier on Fox...

06/23/2014 - 3:44pm

    Fear not for the future of free speech after the Washington Redskins' trademark fight. The legal dividend could be more free speech, not less.

    A lot of my fellow First Amendment advocates sound nervous about cancellation of the Washington pro football team's...

06/19/2014 - 1:12am

    Civil rights veterans plan to honor the 50th anniversary of Mississippi's Freedom Summer project by taking on an even bigger challenge: Turning the South's red states blue.

    Actually, they don't express it in terms that are quite that partisan. Whether the...

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