Cell Phone Convict Wins Day of Freedom

- August 2, 2014

A convict who received a life sentence in 1999 – 15 years ago – recently enjoyed one day of freedom. Actually, more like 20 hours.

Gabriela Rosa and Porous US Borders

- July 28, 2014

New York Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa, from the Dominican Republic, got US citizenship not by sneaking in but marrying in.

Pesky Facts Can Obscure Stereotypes

- July 4, 2014

Grab a pen and take this 10-question pop quiz about Tea Party fave Dave Brat and Liberal Darling, Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren.

The Yankees Should Change Their Name

- June 21, 2014

“It is an offensive, derogatory name. A slur. Historically, it is a reflection of the oppression of one group of people by another.”

Politics of Disgust: The Bergdahl Case

- June 20, 2014

Rarely do we have a news event that causes politicians to downgrade from hypocrites into candidates for Dante’s Inferno. The Bergdahl case is the latest example.

Obama is Gerald Ford, Not Lincoln

- June 11, 2014

Americans, and Greek-Americans in particular, remember the name Spiro Agnew. His was the first high-level scandal of the Nixon Administration, one that came before Watergate. […]