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Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:00am
    If you're a liberal Democrat, you could be forgiven for feeling pretty smug these days. Though the convention is still to come, Hillary Clinton, the standard bearer of establishment Democrats, is virtually assured of getting the...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 9:00am
    Donald Trump apparently wants to institute something akin to Jim Crow discrimination against Muslims, including those who are citizens of the United States. Is this what the Republican Party wants as well?     What...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 8:00am
    The four measures to tighten gun laws that got shot down in the Senate on Monday provided further evidence that Donald Trump can't even get right with his supporters, much less enemies in his own party.     In...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 7:00am
    Donald Trump's firing of his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, sounds like a big deal, until you realize how little of a Trump campaign there is to manage.     Late Monday, hours after presumptive Republican...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:00am
    The critical care team making rounds - my team for today - stops abruptly in front of the next patient room, and I hear my co-resident present the story: The 18-year-old patient suffered a gunshot wound to the face. The circumstances...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:00pm
    Donald Trump fired his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, on Monday. The move followed a disastrous stretch for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in which he's driven away his party's elites, failed to...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
    One of the more head-scratching aspects of Trump's worldview is this: he routinely denigrates women while also promoting them within his own businesses. In a recent interview with Bill O'Reilly, he again trumpeted these...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Have we been here before? I know — it feels as if the internet, virtual reality, Donald Trump, Facebook, sequencing of the human genome and machines that can reason better than people constitute a change in the pace of change...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
    The International Olympic Committee's decision to let Russian athletes compete in the Rio Olympics if they can prove that they haven't used performance-enhancing drugs won't be popular with other countries. Nonetheless,...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Something weird seems to be happening in the heavens. This week marks a coincidence of the full moon and the summer solstice. Some astronomers are calling this combination of maximum moonlight and the Northern Hemisphere's...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Americans are still grieving the tragic murder of 49 people in a gay night club in Orlando, Florida. The deranged assassin was a Muslim.     The attack has sparked concern about a culture of terror sweeping the...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
    The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently announced that employers, landlords and other professionals are required to use a transgender person's preferred pronoun "regardless of the individual's sex assigned...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    She died, and I lived.     Like me, Jo Cox was just 41 when she was shot. Like me, she was doing the essential business of government, meeting with the people she represented, when a sick man attacked her.  ...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Texas didn’t need a federal court to know it couldn’t do this. Neither did Indiana, Arizona, Florida or any states seeking to excuse themselves from what America has always done.     We welcome refugees...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    Donald Trump believes American Muslims are hiding something. "They know what's going on. They know that [Omar Mateen] was bad," he said after the Orlando massacre. "They have to cooperate with law enforcement and...
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