Articles of Interest
December 11, 2015, 1:49pm
By JOSEPH BLOCHERDEC. New York Times
Durham, N.C. — On Monday, the day after President Obama gave an Oval Office address endorsing restrictions on assault weapons, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued that such “categorical bans on firearms that millions … Read more »
December 07, 2015, 2:09pm
We need to go beyond Dodd-Frank to increase oversight of all big financial institutions, make executives accountable and make regulators independent.
Read more: http://nyti.ms/1jJtCiI… Read more »
December 04, 2015, 1:21pm
By Paul Krugman. New York Times.
Future historians — if there are any future historians — will almost surely say that the most important thing happening in the world during December 2015 was the climate talks in Paris. True, nothing … Read more »
December 04, 2015, 11:27am
The Editorial Board – New York Times.
Investigators now believe that what initially seemed a workplace shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., was a well-planned attack by a married couple with at least some contact with Islamic extremists.
The evolving situation … Read more »
December 02, 2015, 1:12pm
By KATHA POLLITTDEC – New York Times.
HERE are some things abortion opponents have said about Robert L. Dear Jr., the shooter accused of killing three and wounding nine at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs last Friday. He … Read more »
November 23, 2015, 4:53am
The New York Times – By Paul Krugman.
To the right’s dismay, scare tactics — remember death panels? — and spurious legal challenges failed to protect the nation from the scourge of guaranteed health coverage. Still, Obamacare’s opponents insisted that … Read more »
November 13, 2015, 12:44pm
The New York Times Editorial
On Nov. 12, 2014, President Obama nominated Luis Felipe Restrepo to a judgeship on the federal Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Judge Restrepo, who already sits on the United States District Court in … Read more »
November 08, 2015, 6:48am
By Maureen Dowd – The New York Times
WESTEROS — I VISITED HBO’s “Game of Thrones” set in Belfast last week, and after watching Daenerys Targaryen in firelight for a couple hours, I learned how to say “I have to … Read more »
October 30, 2015, 3:24am
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
At one point during Wednesday’s Republican debate, Ben Carson was asked about his involvement with Mannatech, a nutritional supplements company that makes outlandish claims about its products and has been forced to … Read more »
October 26, 2015, 5:00am
By Charles Blow – The New York Times.
On the heels of Hillary Clinton’s strong Democratic debate performance, last week Vice President Joe Biden — whose candidacy would surely have drawn support away from her — dismounted the fence and … Read more »