Conservative columnist Steve Chapman recently advocated this alternative vision. Krauthammer should use his platform to do the same. Why not do that? What's the worst that could happen? It's not like he'd lose his Fox News gig or anything.
When a huge swath of the country is on the side of the guy-on-the-run and not the government, it's much easier to see that there's nothing "objective" or "neutral" about journalists who so closely identify with the spy agencies or Justice Department or White House.
Lost in the doubtlessly shrill debate that will soon begin in the Senate is an existing, little known but highly innovative path for foreign nationals who want to contribute to the U.S. economy, and become permanent residents in return.
Whether PRISM is a secret or a data mining program or not, it still represents the NSA's collection and processing of the data communications of millions and millions of Americans without probable cause.
Broadcast is not blogging, news media is not New Media, and serious reporting is not riffing. Considering the age and attention span of the mobile and smartphone demographic, why is media in such a panic to cater to them?
The editors of the New York Times appear to have forgotten an important principle: The First Amendment is for all of us, and does not grant any special privileges to the institutional press.
As with so much journalism about baby boomers, the Washington Post's front page story, "Why the sharp rise in suicides by boomers?" is not only misleading but built on a flaccid foundation of inaccurate history, bubblegum sociology, and generational stereotyping.
The revelations that the U.S. government has been collecting phone and Internet data has reopened a debate about the balance between privacy and security, at a time when America is becoming an increasing target of terrorists.
Should Edward Snowden be arrested and extradited to the U.S. for violation of his secrecy agreement with the U.S. government? Should he be applauded and embraced as a heroic character?
If the Washington Post wants to restore some credibility on this issue, they need to get real about the economic vulnerability of most retirees and start emphasize raising the "tax-max" -- the salary cutoff for payroll taxes -- as part of the fix here.
Washington Post promotes National political editor.
The Post's article was a slap in the face to women and particularly to Ruemmler, who has reached the pinnacle of her legal career as White House counsel, to be known for her shoes instead of her legal attributes.
The all-too-frequent failure of political media to report accurately and with appropriate context is an ongoing disaster for our country. The Washington Post this weekend offered a particularly dismaying entry in this regard.
With each pipeline that is approved, each greenlight given to coal and natural gas exports, we're putting more bullets in the chamber, and doubling down on our dangerous game of 13 Tzameti.
Whether or not Khan's party wins big on Saturday, it's already won the hearts and minds of tens of millions of Pakistanis. And that alone seems to be the most threatening thing of all.
President Obama has waited too long. The president could help those 2,000,000 low-wage workers working for government contractors with an executive order, and for over four years now, he has refused to act.