A Westchester County, N.Y. newspaper, the Journal News, published a map showing the names and addresses of pistol permit holders. The information was public and there is no real dispute over the right to publish it. Nonetheless, the outcry from gun advocates was deafening.
Republican pundit Ann Coulter's sweeping generalizations in her recent column about the Hispanic community in the United States shows the lack of leadership in the GOP.
I believe Ann has two personalities: the vicious one that shoots up a storm on TV, and Ann-Ann, the nice one who is kind and thoughtful. What we see is not the truth behind the scenes. Yes, Ann went all cray-cray on gay causes and issues, but that's Ann as Rush, Ann as a hurricane.
The power of art and creativity to illuminate the world for others is not simply a cultural benefit, but also a deeply important tool to help the authors themselves navigate their way through their own emotions, experiences and journeys.
Until the day after the 2004 election, as it is for most kids, our daughter's definition of family could be distilled into one simple word: us. That day, she learned how easily a nasty election campaign could convince voters we were something to be feared: "them."
It's often said that politics is a "dirty business." But in recent years, it seems beyond dirty, almost obscene. Isn't there a line somewhere?
In 1994, conservative commentator Laura Ingraham, fed up with stories about the much ballyhooed left-leaning Renaissance Weekends that then-President ...
During these past five months, Neptune's influence of delusion, distortion, and misrepresentation has been the root cause for the Republican party's huge loss in this presidential election.
Newly-(re)elected dudes and sisters, please don't screw this up. There's still a lot of work to do.
Regardless of who you voted for, we can all agree that civility and respect have been diminishing -- and often absent -- in recent elections, political conversations, and public discourse.
Karl Rove led a parade of "experts" masquerading as fair-minded analysts whose real agenda was to line their own pockets by feeding the public's craving for information that confirms their biases. Here, 10 of the worst offenders.
Ann Coulter helped in her own inimitable, thoughtless, empty, soulless way to help get Barack Obama elected. She created her own self-fulfilling prophecy. Poor Ann Coulter. She must be so pissed off. The heart bleeds.
Poor word choice is not an isolated incident, but a frequent one. Walking down the halls of a high school, anyone can hear a student yell, "You're retarded!" or "That test just totally raped me."
Why do I say Obama has shown us trust and leadership? He came into office facing the worst financial crisis brought on by an administration to which Romney wants to return us second only to the great depression of the 1920s.
With all the hype associated with the impending election, it's so easy to overlook the true supporters of Mitt Romney...
It's October and it's an election year! So before you pop a Xanax to prepare for all the five-year-olds in Dick Cheney masks knocking on your door and taking your candy, brace yourself for another American political tradition: The October Surprise!