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Clarence Page

04/13/2014 - 8:20pm

    Fifty years later, it's hard to imagine the enactment of the Civil Rights Act by today's polarized Congress. Maybe, as the old saying goes, today's fighting is so vicious because the stakes are so small.

    We Americans fight less among ourselves when we clearly face a common enemy or crisis. In the...

04/10/2014 - 12:20am

    Congratulations, Kwasi Enin. You're a 17-year-old Long Island high school student who applied to all eight of the nation's elite Ivy League universities -- and received acceptance letters from all of them!

    For this astounding feat, you now get to be pilloried...

04/07/2014 - 2:30am

    One of the unwritten but widely respected rules of satire is that somehow, somewhere, someone simply isn't going to get the joke.

    And if they don't get the joke, you get taken seriously about something you don't really believe.

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04/07/2014 - 1:58am

    Why does so much of our talk about race and poverty leave us Americans spinning our wheels? One big reason is etiquette. What is said often matters less than who says it.

    An illustrative example of this paralyzing paradox recently was exposed, appropriately enough, by a comedian -- Bill Maher's...

04/03/2014 - 1:11am

    If television is chewing gun for the eyes, as an old saying goes, the Malaysia Airlines mystery plane has turned cable television news into candy for the ears.

    The mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared with 239 people on board, far exceeds the...

04/03/2014 - 12:04am

    "Conscious uncoupling." Is that even a thing?

    The odd coupling of those two words has put an unusual bright spotlight on the announcement that Oscar-winning actor Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Chris Martin of the rock band Coldplay, are pulling the plug...

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