Krugman is pessimistic that calls for greater civility in political discourse will be met with success because, in his view, there are two sides to the debate that do not share a common morality.
America has an opportunity to rebuild its economic preeminence through scientific innovation. And given our scientific and technical expertise, solar energy conversion should be a high priority.
We must separate our ire at the Congress of the moment from the nobility of the legislative task performed by the people we choose, and demand that congressional pay be doubled -- at least.
One name has been curiously absent from the angry accusations is that of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Brewer willfully and happily removed all gun safety regulations she possibly could.
To mandate mental health services for all those who exhibit eccentric behavior would create a society we would not want to live in.
In aftermath of Tucson, many are re-evaluating gun laws' position on the legislative backburner. A poll my firm, Momentum Analysis, released today su...
One of the major old assumptions in the media and in Washington is that the gun issue is one that hopelessly divides Americans. But a new poll shows a remarkable consensus among Americans on gun issues.
Only Sarah Palin could consider calling Obama a terrorist and targeting Gabrielle Giffords with rifle cross hairs "respectful" debate.
Most people think Martin Luther King would be the last person to own a gun. Yet in the mid-1950s, as the civil rights movement heated up, King kept firearms for self-protection.
I don't believe that the purveyors of nasty speech actually wanted to see their words come to life in a Tucson. But in the end, all that future generations will remember is the death of six people.
On the evening of the horrible Tucson shootings where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, I met a young Black man who scoffed at th...
As Dr. King told us, we cannot walk alone. The destiny of all Americans is inextricably bound together. My greatest hope is that the justice movement will be a way for all of us to stand together to "Build the Dream!"
Until DADT, John McCain had been close to beloved by many gay Republicans and independent conservatives. It does not ask too much that he acknowledge the harm he has done.
Another devastating chapter in our long history of massacres with guns unfolded in Tucson Arizona on January 8th with the ambush of Congresswoman Gabr...
Twenty-five years ago, Congress established a federal holiday honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His message of tolerance is especially timely as we cope with the tragic shootings in Arizona.
In ancient Rome, a condemned citizen might not only lose his life. The Roman Senate could decree that all traces of his worldly existence be expunged....