Articles of Interest
September 30, 2016, 6:25pm

In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue – The New York Times.

By Michiko Kakutani.

How did Adolf Hitler — described by one eminent magazine editor in 1930 as a “half-insane rascal,” a “pathetic dunderhead,” a “nowhere fool,” a

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September 29, 2016, 2:19pm

By Marilyn Berger. The New York Times.

Shimon Peres, one of the last surviving pillars of Israel’s founding generation, who did more than anyone to build up his country’s formidable military might, then worked as hard to establish a lasting … Read more »

September 29, 2016, 2:01pm

Sympathy for the Donald. The New York Times – By Frank Bruni.

Go ahead and laugh at Donald Trump’s claims that he was foiled by a finicky microphone on Monday night, but I can relate. When I write a bad … Read more »

September 28, 2016, 12:20pm

By Thomas Friedman – The New York Times.

My reaction to the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debate can be summarized with one word: “How?”

How in the world do we put a man in the Oval Office who thinks NATO is … Read more »

September 28, 2016, 12:16pm

By Jessica Bennett – The New York Times.

When it was all over, the score went something like this:

Donald Trump: 40. Hillary Clinton: 1.

That was my rough calculation anyway, of the times that Mr. Trump interrupted Mrs. Clinton, … Read more »

September 25, 2016, 5:42am

All politicians bend the truth to fit their purposes, including Hillary Clinton. But Donald J. Trump has unleashed a blizzard of falsehoods, exaggerations and outright lies in the general

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September 24, 2016, 10:58am

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

Last week, after I delivered a speech at the impressive campus of Morgan State University, a historically black college in northeast Baltimore, a woman approached the mike during the question-and-answer period … Read more »

September 18, 2016, 4:48am

By Gail Collins – The New York Times.

Wow. Donald Trump says President Obama was born here. What a concession. No wonder he’s trending up in the polls.

How did we get to this place, people? The big story of … Read more »

September 17, 2016, 2:41am

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Only serious nerds like me eagerly await the annual Census Bureau reports on income, poverty and health insurance. But the just-released reports on 2015 justified the anticipation.

We expected good news; but … Read more »

September 16, 2016, 1:57pm

I just got done watching some of the former members of the military support Trump before he gave his five second admission that President Obama was born in the U.S. He gave more time to promoting his hotel than his … Read more »