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07/03/2015 - 2:42pm

    In three majority opinions spanning 12 years, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy gave dignity to the lives of lesbians and gay men. His rulings respected their struggle for full inclusion in the American Dream and opened its doors to them. And with each successive decision, Kennedy presented the...

07/03/2015 - 2:41pm

    What a deal. The Supreme Court's Obamacare decision reminds me of a demand that an aide to the late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley is said to have given to reporters: Don't say what the mayor says, say what he means.

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07/03/2015 - 2:39pm

    Advocates of a saner approach to guns need a new strategy. We cannot go on like this, wringing our hands in frustration after every tragedy involving firearms. We said "Enough" after Sandy Hook. We thought the moment for action had come. Yet...

07/03/2015 - 2:38pm

    One hundred fifty years too late, the Confederacy may finally be coming to an end. Finishing it off, however, will require more than getting rid of an offensive flag.

    Not that the astounding...

07/03/2015 - 2:36pm

    Who says things can't change in politics? We just learned, again, that they can -- and fast! Ten days ago, you couldn't find a politician in the South who had anything bad to say about the Confederate battle flag. Today, they're tripping all...

07/03/2015 - 2:03pm

    Is it my imagination, or are half the governors in the country running for president?

    On the Republican side they’re piling up like ... those huge stacks of walruses we see off the coast of...

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