Oh, Barack. You're such a nice guy. No matter what anyone thinks, they cannot take that away from you. I so want to be nice and fair, like you've requested.
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Will something good come of the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords? Hard to say, as timid public officials continue to tiptoe around the issue of gun control.
We have to offer people with mental illness renewed hope and understanding. We need outreach and public education about mental illness, about the availability and effectiveness of treatment.
Nine-year-old Isaac Saldana of Tucson, Ariz., was so upset when he heard about the shootings in his hometown that he felt compelled to do something in...
Commonly we find resiliency through connection: to nature, to community, to inner strengths, to a sense of life bigger than the circumstances we see in front of us.
Despite the seeming cohesion across party lines, some GOP opinion makers expressed opposition to the president's national address at the Tucson memorial. Here's a sampling.
To honor the fallen this week, we're going to refrain from our usual heated political rhetoric here for a change. It's only fitting, really, after su...
In the wake of last week's shooting in Tucson, Arizona, it is time to revisit the intent of the
Second Amendment. The photo above is from outside the ...
Nowadays, when we get together to "heal" after a "great trauma," do we clap for our own courage?
What makes it so difficult to grieve our children is that when they are lost, we are lost. Hope waning, so, too, is our wonder, our gaiety, our reveling in the miracle of life, the promise of tomorrow.
Last March I posted a column "America's Year of Living Dangerously," in reaction to the deterioration of our political debate "from rancorous to poiso...
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