This is a globally disturbing historic moment when misguided Muslim extremists are murdering untold numbers of Christians, Muslims and anyone else they encounter and pitting the faiths against each other. It is at such moments that the world's peacemakers, like Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, are needed more than ever.
Has the man who designed this costume never seen female genitalia? Lady parts don't look like French fries. They're not supposed to be juxtaposed with French fries. They're not supposed to ever, ever make anyone think, "French fries." Ever.
Vice President Joe Biden got the tongues furiously wagging again after a recent meeting with black ministers in South Carolina.
But why is there such tolerance in high levels of government for alcohol and such admonition for other substances resoundingly less harmful?
Vice President Biden and his son's response should be to join the millions of people who are challenging the ignorance and irrationality of locking up hundreds of thousands of our fellow citizens because of a nonviolent drug offense.
No matter how politically incorrect Biden -- the working class Joe from Scranton, Pa. -- has been, his mouth, in fact, is his strongest tie to the average American, who can relate not only to what he says, but to how he says it.
In Christie's world, taxpayers cannot afford $7.5 million for women's reproductive health care. But these same taxpayers are on the hook for the $7 million bill of his Bridgegate defense lawyers, who charge $350 an hour.
Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they're now going to take off on another vacation. Until mid-November.
For many, the name, Shylock, conjures all the vicious lies, caricatures and tropes of Jews that pervaded Europe for centuries. It reminds Jews like me that there are hatemongers out there who truly believe that we Jews control international finance.
By invoking Shylock, the villain of The Merchant of Venice, Biden trafficked in one of the most insidious stereotypes about Jews, that the people of the book are unethical money lenders.
In 2008, as you'll recall, the overwhelming frontrunner finished third in Iowa behind Barack Obama and John Edwards. She ended up just a weekend of furious Bill Clinton campaigning in New Hampshire away from being stampeded from the race at its very beginning.
Maybe what victims really need is support and understanding from the media and the public, and some accountability and transparency from the legal system.
This brings me to another World War II veteran, another woman, and the oldest living female California World War II veteran, Bea Cohen, now 104.
As the Ilinois governor's race marches ever closer to the November election, both candidates have nine weeks of hard campaigning ahead of them.
Is a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to cut biodiesel -- an environmentally friendly fuel that burns significantly cleaner than ...
An opening is developing for Schweitzer. Crossover support could make him not merely a nuisance to the likely Democratic establishment candidates, Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton, but also an irritant to Rand Paul as he tries to keep his father's supporters in the Republican Primary.