Latest News

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:00am
    Just a glance at RealClearPolitics or Pollster shows that the 2016 presidential election has tightened considerably over the past month. As of Thursday morning, the political website FiveThirtyEight puts the odds of a Trump victory...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00am
    Who's to blame for the fact that November is just around the corner and Donald Trump is within shouting distance of electoral victory?     The media, of course. Journalistic institutions stand accused of...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:00am
    Bill Clinton had "it's the economy, stupid." George W. Bush had "compassionate conservatism." Barack Obama had "change you can believe in." Donald Trump has "make America great again."...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00am
    What do you do when a white supremacist writes racist and hateful messages directed at your children and at the students you work to serve? Seriously, what should a person who desires to follow Christ do? What should a college and...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:00am
    The hottest political ad of the season — I am not counting anything involving Triumph the Insult Comic Dog — is probably for the Missouri Senate, in which the Democratic candidate talks about ... gun background checks...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
    As the first of three scheduled presidential debates approaches, we're about to go through what's become a quadrennial misconception about how to choose our president: that debates are an especially valuable way of helping...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Like it or not, the decision we make in this November's election will be a choice on behalf of the entire world. How we vote will determine whether the forces of democracy, openness and religious tolerance remain strong, or...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Boxing promoter and businessman Don King, a longtime Republican, Trump pal and casino-business associate, was supposed to stand up at a black Cleveland church and tell black Americans why they should vote for Trump.   ...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
    In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today’s...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
    I don't envy Lester Holt. No matter what he does in the first presidential debate, he'll be denounced. But this certainty should be liberating. If you know the brickbats will come one way or the other, you might as well do...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
    There are predictions that Monday night’s presidential debate will “shatter records,” as one recent headline put it, drawing a Super Bowl-size audience of more than 100 million viewers.     They...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
    It was no surprise that in the first hours after the New York and New Jersey bombing attacks, the culprit was widely suggested to be a "lone wolf." The term, used to describe an individual inspired by others but acting on...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
    The bombing and attempted attacks in New York and New Jersey have further raised legitimate fears that the U.S. may be entering a dangerous era of homegrown terrorism. It's worth remembering how the country endured similar...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
    No heavyweight prize fight has been more anticipated than Monday night's televised square-off between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, with NBC News anchor Lester Holt as moderator or, perhaps, referee separating them in the...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
    This is a remarkable exchange from an interview with Donald Trump on Fox and Friends this morning:     QUESTIONER: Lester Holt -- should he be a moderator, and just ask questions, or should he be a fact checker,...
Syndicate content