Articles of Interest
October 04, 2016, 3:12pm
October 03, 2016, 12:48pm

Op-Ed Columnist – Maureen Dowd

WASHINGTON — LET’S stop being so hard on Donald Trump.

He has done us an enormous public service.

After this down-and-dirty battle of the sexes, we will never look at gender in politics the same … Read more »

October 02, 2016, 4:36am

By Gail Collins – The New York Times.

That first debate seems to have helped Hillary Clinton move ahead of Donald Trump in the polls. However, I know that many of you are asking yourselves: Why is this even a Read more »

October 01, 2016, 8:30pm

By Paul Krugman

Monday’s presidential debate was a blowout, surely the most one-sided confrontation in American political history. Hillary Clinton was knowledgeable, unflappable and — dare we say it? — likable. Donald Trump was ignorant, thin-skinned and boorish.

Yet on … Read more »

October 01, 2016, 8:01pm

Rolling Stone Magazine – By Janet Reitman.

Decades of right-wing attacks turned a crusader of women’s rights into a major target of hate.

They were everywhere this summer, the wanna-be statesmen, the failed comedians, the conspiracy theorists and entrepreneurs with … Read more »

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 »