Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
Bernie Sanders' fundraising success will no doubt go down as the secret sauce that helped Sanders defeat the well-oiled Clinton machine in the last seven delegate contests.
The Constitution -- the very one that we, along with millions of other veterans swore to uphold when we joined the military -- is clear on this issue.
The fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh is like a chronic affliction that simmers down but never really stops. Escalations in the level of hostilities regularly arrive with melt-offs of the mountain snow. However, the eruption that began on April 2nd has flared up to levels unseen since the 1990s.
It's fascinating to see how Hillary Clinton, the almost Democratic Party nominee for president of the United States, wraps the past sixteen years of American Middle East policy, failures and all, into one package.
Clearly, the Supreme Court nomination process has become hopelessly political. Reform is in order. But until that happens, the choice is left to us, the voters. This time, our vote is not just for the next four years, it is for the next generation.
If we truly want to respect crime victims, we need to raise two key issues that the Office for Victims of Crime avoids: how so many crime victims become perpetrators, and how we can prevent future crime by changing our policies.
Hillary is no different from the Republicans, the Bernie or Bust folks say, and the same goes for Obama and the Democratic Party in general. Although I do believe Bernie would be the better nominee and president than Hillary, I firmly reject this false equivalency.
By now, most professional Democrats expected the party's pivot to the generation election to be getting underway in a bit way. It's not really happening. That's in large because the media loves a fight, even one that has a clear underlying dynamic contrary to the contest storyline.
Cruz kept his powder dry in the earlier primaries and caucuses, refusing to get caught up in the name calling and sniping that characterized much of the campaign. He was an outstanding college debater, but so far his debate performances during the primaries has been unremarkable. Instead, he has focused on winning delegates with charm, wit and deceit.
There is much about Donald Trump that deserves to be criticized. On foreign policy, however, his at times unsophisticated formulations reflect far greater common sense than possessed by his political opponents and establishment critics.
The solution to the vexing moral, legal and logistical problems of Guantánamo is not to move it north but to shutter it entirely. Then and only then can we rectify a more enduring blot on the nation's global reputation by returning Guantánamo to Cuba.
An op/ed column in Saturday's Washington Post proposes a most interesting idea. The essence of the idea is suggested by its own title, "Obama can appoint Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court if the Senate does nothing."
If Republicans really cared about the EEOC's "mission not accomplished" record due to budget starvation, it would increase funding for investigation and prosecution of giant corporations getting fat off our tax dollars -- while women working for them still slave away for 79 cents on the dollar.
On March 21, 2016, US President Barack Obama and Cuba's leader Raul Castro held a historic joint news conference. Obama's visit to Havana, the first m...
Small Business Saturday is being touted across Towns, Counties, and States across America. One regional chamber of Commerce in NY State Long Island...