Just after President Obama's top drug policy official told the country that marijuana is "dangerous," the President himself was touting the enjoyable effects of alcohol.
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For once, American manufacturers are producing the best weapons ahead of schedule, and will save lives of men who would die without them.
Do the isolated incidents in my past and what I have seen justify an overall prejudice toward all policemen?
This Thursday night, the White House will host the most important Single-Serving Beer Drink-Off in the history of America as Obama imbibes with Henry Louis Gates Jr. and James Crowley. At stake: racial transcendence for all America.
The case has forced Americans to look at the issue of policing from the perspectives of African-Americans and cops themselves. If we're smart we'll learn from this.
As the big summit meeting at the White House draws closer, I'm wondering what we can learn from the beer preferences of Henry Louis Gates and James Crowley.
For every Henry Louis Gates, with resources, notoriety, and connections, there are countless others like him who have to live with the reality of racism in anonymity.
One wonders what chaos would erupt if Obama had explicitly called out the arrest for what it actually represented: stupidity and racism.
The Islamic clerics are to Iran what Wall St. is to the U.S.
We know on a gut level that some hard truths are going to have to be addressed before the fractious couple that is white and black America can start to move on.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The 911 caller who reported two men possibly breaking into the home of black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. did not de...
My guess is that Sergeant James Crowley was following an inflexible rule that you arrest anyone who shouts angrily at a cop.
After yelling "freeze" Walker was then shot and killed.
t was probably inevitable that in the furor over the arrest of the Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., some people would resort publicly to the u...
Obama spoke from the heart and said what needed to be said about the thorny issue of racial profiling. No apology needed for that. He just said it in the wrong case and at the wrong time.
Why do economic and racial segregation still dog us in 2009 -- the forty-fifth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- and what, if anything, can be done?
The president followed the classic, three-part standard of crisis management: acknowledge your mistake, do it as quickly as possible and, ideally, do it yourself and not through a surrogate.
The real reason a Harvard Professor was arrested in his own home.
Irrespective of how educated or rich one might be, to be a black man in America is still a condition in which one feels he has no rights that any police officer is bound to respect.
The president, wounded by a wave of criticism, hounded by police union demands for an apology and struggling to get the country's focus back on health care, did a very smart thing.
A Presidential National Commission of Race and Reconciliation is something you should now seriously consider, President Obama. If not you, who? If not now, when?
There are several reports that the beer diplomacy between President Obama, Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley and Henry Louis Gates Jr. ...
Gates' and Crowley's confrontation was a clash of egos in which pride and prejudice -- on both sides -- came into play.
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