The atomic bombs that America dropped on Japan in August of 1945 took more than 200,000 lives. But they probably saved mine.
As you now look to the future and the long, winding path through adulthood, marriage, children, careers, middle age and, hopefully, a fulfilling retirement - now is the time to still dream of ways you can change the world.
Preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb has been a key goal of Ploughshares Fund and many other security experts for decades. To suggest otherwise -- as David Samuels did -- is absurd.
Many politicians - like most people - think before they speak. They have a plan, and decide what points they want to make. Even when they willfully d...
One would have thought that Congressional Republicans would reject Trump's recklessness, but unfortunately, they are embracing him. Hopefully voters at large will not allow Trump's divisive policies and hackneyed rhetoric to find solace in decries of political correctness.
Across the Democratic coalition as a whole, the last seven years have witnessed the increasing presence in the progressive policy debate of two linked but competing lists of policy preferences.
With six months before the general election, Clinton of course can't take anything for granted, but if trends among women, minorities and moderates continue in this direction, these voters could feasibly launch her to the White House with an electoral landslide not seen since Reagan in 1980.
Transformations within the Trump candidacy are ongoing. Unfortunately, the one that is the most worrisome is how the national press is treating him.
Who made Donald Trump possible, even inevitable?
Altogether these demographics, latest polling and the historical electoral map point to the reality that Donald Trump is right about one thing: He has truly woken up the 'silent majority.' His problem isn't whether or not he's right about that, but rather that he woke it up against his own self-interest.
The Indiana primary, pivoting as it did on trade, signaled something else: the elaborate faith in a set of invisible hands that underpinned much of modern conservatism, has lost its grip on a huge swathe of the electorate.
It's been a pretty momentous week in the history of American politics, folks. The Republican Party is going to nominate Donald Trump to run for the highest office in the land. Politics and entertainment are now one.
There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.
Haberman is a seasoned, smart journalist with a stellar reputation, and that makes her story -- and her "he's complicated" rationale for writing it -- all the more baffling.
On September 1, 1983, two years into his first term as President, while Reagan was vacationing at his beloved Santa Barbara, California, ranch, the Soviet Union decided to awaken a drowsy world with its terrorist downing of Korean Air Lines Flight 007.
Voters want a candidate who will fight for the nomination. In Clinton's case, it is especially difficult when you begin the campaign as a front runner.