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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Clearly, Americans fear sharia, Islam's legal framework. At least nine states have passed "foreign law" statutes banning sharia in American courts - even though no U.S. court has ever ruled based on sharia. Although the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
    In this evolving era in which political theater takes the place of real decision-making, the House Democrats' scheme of staging a sit-in on the House floor for stronger gun control was a bit of imagery genius.   ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:00am
    Like everybody else in London, I woke up this morning, after not much sleep, to graphic depictions of the pound crashing, the stock exchange collapsing and markets all over the world in turmoil. I have no doubt that tomorrow, or the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00am
    The acquittal Thursday of another Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, like the acquittal 25 years ago of the Los Angeles officers who beat Rodney King, reveals the inadequacy of the criminal-law remedy....
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00am
    On Wednesday, Donald Trump gave a meandering, fact-challenged speech — read from a teleprompter, no less — that framed him and the Republican Party as champions of America’s women and racial, ethnic and LGBT...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:00am
    Swing voters tend to be low-information voters. But when veteran pollster Peter Hart convened a group of 11 "blue-collar and economically struggling" voters from suburban Pittsburgh on Tuesday, in research for the Annenberg...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 7:00am
    The GOP has now refused funding to fight the zika mosquito saying we can't afford it without cutting from other health and welfare funds.  Don't they know it is one of the things we can't afford not to do?  Don...
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:00am
    The Federal Reserve last week decided not to hike interest rates just yet. This seems like a sensible enough decision -- labor market indicators are looking a bit weak, inflation is still a little below the Fed's 2 percent target...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
    For more than 20 years, Republican politicians have followed one overarching strategy: pursuing maximum opposition to the president when they don't control the White House.     While liberals may hate this...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Where religion is concerned, Donald Trump's bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second.     We already know that Trump will say whatever he thinks will appeal to the crowd he is...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
    In two dramatic decisions, the Supreme Court Thursday reminded everyone of what the most important issue in the 2016 presidential election really is. In the first case, the justices upheld the University of Texas's affirmative...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
    By an overwhelming 3-to-1 margin, Swiss voters have rejected a proposal that would have guaranteed all residents a monthly income, whether they worked or not. Yet supporters of the concept elsewhere are not taking the Swiss "no...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:00am
    I feel the finger on the trigger. I also feel it on the button.     "Dear President Obama," the letter begins. It goes on to remind him of something he said in his 2008 presidential campaign: "Keeping...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 10:00am
    Sometimes civil disobedience is justified. Sometimes it is necessary. The unprecedented events playing out on the House floor -- Democratic members staging a sit-in in the well of their own chamber - represent such a moment....
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 9:00am
    An ordinary sociopath would have known to pretend shock and sorrow after the terrible mass murders in Orlando. Shielded from ordinary human interaction by his arrogance and wealth, however, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump had no...
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