Articles of Interest
July 03, 2016, 2:50pm


WHEN my aunt Eunice Kennedy Shriver died in 2009, more than a few people wondered aloud why she hadn’t run for president, as three of her brothers did. By then, … Read more »

June 29, 2016, 5:46am

By Linda Greenhouse – The New York Times.

SOMEONE landing from Mars on Monday and coming upon Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s majority Supreme Court opinion in the Texas abortion case would have had no hint of the decades-long battle over … Read more »

June 22, 2016, 2:29pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Do you remember what happened when the Berlin Wall fell? Until that moment, nobody realized just how decadent Communism had become. It had tanks, guns, and nukes, but nobody really believed in … Read more »

June 22, 2016, 2:27pm

The Editorial Board – The New York Times.

On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to not take up Second Amendment challenges to laws in Connecticut and New York that ban the sale or possession of many semiautomatic assault rifles and … Read more »

June 16, 2016, 6:17pm

By Charles. M Blow – The New York Times.

The massacre in Orlando, where 49 people were gunned down at an L.G.B.T. nightclub and dozens of others were wounded, came at the hands of a coward and a monster, but … Read more »

June 15, 2016, 3:49am

By NewDealer

First of all — this is not my writing.  It’s a Facebook post by someone I don’t even know, a man named Michael Arnovitz in Portland OR.  But as a Facebook post it passes the fair use test … Read more »

June 15, 2016, 3:43am

The New York Times.

This article contains graphics, and is best viewed by clicking here.… Read more »

June 10, 2016, 1:52pm

Editorial Board – The New York Times.

Remember Merrick Garland, the veteran federal judge President Obama nominated in mid-March to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia? That was 85 days ago, and Judge … Read more »

June 09, 2016, 2:42pm

By Adam Davidson – New York Times.

Andrew Beal, a billionaire banker and investor, called me the other day to talk Trump. I had been leaving messages for every prominent business executive I could find who has publicly expressed support … Read more »

June 09, 2016, 1:05pm

BY Thomas L. Friedman. New York Times.

If a party could declare moral bankruptcy, today’s Republican Party would be in Chapter 11.

This party needs to just shut itself down and start over — now. Seriously, someone please start a … Read more »