Tue, 15 Mar 2011 00:00:00 EDTNuclear power was beginning to look like a panacea: a way to lessen our dependence on oil, make our energy supply more self-sufficient and mitigate global warming. But now we cannot ignore that it is toxic technology.
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 20:00:00 ESTRep. Peter King's witch hunt against Muslim Americans
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 ESTRep. King's offensive hearings play into jihadists' claims that America is hostile toward Islam.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 ESTA new poll has sobering news for Republicans' "cuts, cuts, cuts" mantra.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 20:00:00 ESTThe GOP wants Obama out, but its potential 2012 candidates are uninspiring.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. and other nations have more options than Obama seems to think.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 20:00:00 ESTIn Wisconsin, bringing worker benefits in line with reality was never really the point.
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe Mississippi governor continues to display ignorance on issues of race.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTEgypt's historic opening for democracy has been hailed by everyone...except the conservatives.
Thu, 10 Feb 2011 20:00:00 ESTMubarak's iron rule crumbles but will not go gently.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTRepublicans claim Reagan's mantle, but Democrats act almost like Reaganites.
Fri, 04 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTDespots get off too easy with U.S. policymakers by being anti-terrorist.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. should help Mubarak fuel the presidential jet, if necessary.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTDespite what you might have heard, the coming battle on Capitol Hill is not really about "government spending" in the abstract. It's about two radically different visions of how money should be spent.
Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTRepeal only means they'll have to design something similar to Obamacare.
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 20:00:00 ESTThe way she portrayed herself as a martyr reminded me of Eva Peron.
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTObama offers a new beginning for political discourse; let's seize it.
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTAllowing anyone to carry a gun, no questions asked, is just crazy.
Fri, 07 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe case of Cornelius Dupree shows how much race still matters in America.
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 00:00:00 ESTThe whole idea of repealing the law is theatrical -- and woefully ill-advised.
Fri, 31 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTIf you're a politician, beware of snow. It can bury a career.
Tue, 28 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTRepublicans begin the new Congress lacking power to execute big ideas.
Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTHow Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins aided President Obama on ending 'don't ask.'
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTIf Obama's strategy is on track, why are Afghans gloomier?
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTInternet firms shouldn't be allowed to make political decisions.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTObama's tax deal is lousy, yet Democrats must accept it.
Mon, 06 Dec 2010 20:00:00 ESTDoes anyone else want to help Ben Bernanke save the economy?
Fri, 03 Dec 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe White House's silence on the fight over tax cuts is rather surprising.
Tue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTWikileaks' release of diplomatic cables shows it's hard out there for a superpower.
Tue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTTSA should not restrict body scans or searches.
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTObama ought to forget the Republicans and write a narrative of his own.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTWhy are we spending so much, while our allies are spending so little?
Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTThe White House has done much good; why isn't it shoving back bullies who criticize its leadership?
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 00:00:00 ESTIt may be unfair, but presidents aren't allowed to be discouraged.
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe GOP was able to make Nancy Pelosi an issue because she was so effective as House speaker.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhat makes some people feel more disenfranchised now than under Bush?
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 17:47:01 EDTTea Party candidates' mondo-bizarro moments have been comedy central all along.
Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTAnyone asking whether Obama was not liberal enough is not tethered to reality.
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe bankers, not the lawyers, are the ones to blame for the foreclosure mess.
Tue, 19 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTThey tend to crash on the perilous shores of reality; is the GOP listening?
Fri, 15 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTHave so many looney tunes ever campaigned under one party's banner?
Tue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTIf Obama doesn't want to look bad, he'll have to deliver the black vote.
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTIn many ways, it's a shame that African Americans will vote overwhelmingly for Democrats.
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTIt's unconcionable that we can't know who the buyers are of public offices these days.
Fri, 01 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EDTIf the purpose of the Afghan war is to influence events in Pakistan, we're not doing a very good job.
Tue, 28 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhether he's an upstanding father or a sexual con artist, he ought to promote tolerance of homosexuality.
Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTDo Republicans actually want to send the economy back into recession?
Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTThat Gingrich invents an enemy, and then questions why others haven't killed it, is absurd.
Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTDems should not think the Tea Party's victory translates to a GOP meltdown.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTThat he thinks American democracy is under attack shows he needs to get out more.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe United States has lavished cash, guns and butter on a corrupt regime in Afghanistan.
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe Mississippi governor's made-up story of how the South turned Republican is probably a political ploy.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTAmericans' refusal to look seriously at the nation's situation is an equal-opportunity scourge.
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTWe didn't lose in Iraq, but we can't claim victory either -- this will be the epitaph in Afghanistan, too.
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTGlenn Beck cannot diminish Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe brouhaha over Park51 is part of a larger pattern in which the far right stokes fear.
Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTObama's achievements have been kept quiet, but he is on a winning streak.
Tue, 17 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTHave GOP critics of the 'Ground Zero mosque' forgotten the Bill of Rights?
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTGOP candidates are wacky but Dems would be foolish to take a single contest for granted.
Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhat's worked -- and what hasn't -- in responding to the oil spill.
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTJudge Walker used some mighty arguments for marriage equality.
Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTWithout clear goals in Afghanistan, we'll never emerge victorious.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTIn the short term, the judge's immigration ruling is a gift for the GOP.
Tue, 27 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe most shocking thing about the Wikileaks "War Diary" may be that it fails to shock.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe Sherrod case should finally stiffen some spines in the administration.
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTNow that the NAACP has spoken, responsible leaders must ensure racism isn't tolerated.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe Democrats need to get over themselves, and get to work.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTHe's now free to leave his three-story chalet -- without being punished or expressing remorse.
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTIt's time to end the silly 'argument' over whether climate change is real.
Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhy can't our leaders focus on the greatest economic dislocation in eight decades?
Fri, 02 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTLikening a crisis to an ant shows how out of touch the GOP is.
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTSen. Robert Byrd's life is a story from KKK to redemption.
Fri, 25 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTNation-building would be the Afghans' problem, not ours.
Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe BP apologist is mainstream among conservative Republicans.
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTObama should stick to his original deadline in Afghanistan.
Tue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTEach drop of oil removed from the gulf is a victory -- and each that isn't is a defeat.
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhy is BP's CEO still on the job?
Tue, 01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe president's oil spill point man is an expert on thankless jobs.
Fri, 28 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTLet's rethink the trade-off between economic development and environmental protection.
Tue, 25 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTRand Paul can't hide from his loopy beliefs about civil rights, oil spills and mine disasters.
Fri, 21 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTRand Paul's win in Kentucky should telegraph two warnings to Republicans.
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTArizona's new education law is gratuitous and absurd.
Tue, 11 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTLena Horne bridged the gap between the black and white in a way others could not.
Fri, 07 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTLet's not view terrorism through such a narrow prism.
Tue, 04 May 2010 00:00:00 EDT'Secure the border' makes a nice fantasy for quelling extremism in Arizona.
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTSue Lowden's recollection wasn't just inaccurate; it made no sense.
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTArizona's new immigration law will only make problems worse.
Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTHow Obama found his mojo on Wall Street.
Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTThose who exploit uneasiness better worry about collateral damage.
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhen we finally pack it in, what will we have accomplished?
Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDT"Confederate History Month" should not dismiss America's slaveholding past.
Fri, 09 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTSay what you want about the RNC chairman, he doesn't have an easy job.
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhere's the help for the black underclass?
Fri, 02 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTPope Benedict has a duty to act forcefully on church abuse.
Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTThere is a good reason to worry about right-wing anti-government extremism.
Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTThere are people who take incendiary words literally.
Tue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTThe health bill's imperfect, but Obama was right to let Congress shape it.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTDemocrats will realize that they are better off doing the right thing on health care.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTWhy is FEMA letting the public buy tainted trailers from the Hurricane Katrina debacle?
Fri, 12 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTAt airports and elsewhere, everyone -- not just the suspicious-seeming -- should be scrutinized.