Was this the right decision, the best way to most effectively defeat al Qaeda and the terrorists who are threatening the very existence of nations around the globe?
Today, more than 3,000 teens kill themselves each year. 250,000 attempt suicide.
The US Supreme Court ruling earlier this week gives a scary look at how justice in America is routinely bought and sold. The case — Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal – began when Don Blankenship, chairman and CEO of Massey, lost a $76 million verdict in a fraud lawsuit brought … Continue reading
Housing the homeless saves money and is good for us. Continue reading
I just got an urgent email: Dear Blake I looked up your contact details and I am contacting you because of the urgency this situation demands.I am Mark Madoff son of Bernie Madoff founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. My father is currently involved in a … Continue reading
When the Nazis came for the communists, I remained silent; I was not a communist. When they locked up the social democrats, I remained silent; I was not a social democrat. When they came for the trade unionists, I did not speak out; I was not a trade unionist. When … Continue reading
Hundreds have lost their lives and nearly a million people are without shelter, medical supplies, or food in the aftermath of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike (which is ravaging Cuba at this moment with a storm surge as high as a five story apartment building and winds up to 150 mph, … Continue reading
40 years ago today Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the world turned into a darker, meaner place in the decades that followed. As a young student at Columbia University – off for the summer — I was to join the RFK campaign staff the following week. The spring of … Continue reading
Sexism is alive and well in America. One exit poll I saw had almost twice as many voters having trouble voting for a woman for president than voting for a black man. The New York Times had a long piece about a future woman president today, Kate Zernike writes: That … Continue reading
Obama has been castigated in the black community for his failure to speak out against the Bell verdict in New York City. The ruling vindicated the right of police officers to fire 50 bullets and kill an unarmed young black man because they thought someone in the car might have … Continue reading