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Yes, this has to end

When CBS News fired longtime newsman Charlie Rose from his current gigs as co-host of Morning News and correspondent for 60 Minutes Tuesday, the...

Trump’s press attacks stirs memories

Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering...

Dirtiest campaign of all time? Not by a long shot

At some point in every Presidential campaign, someone starts wringing their hands and declares the political rhetoric "toxic" and concludes that this is "the...

Obama laments technology, shallowness of information age

President Barack Obama lamented Sunday that in the iPad and Xbox era, information had become a diversion that was imposing new strains on democracy,...

Time to revisit term limits

Republicans seized control of Congress in the 1994 mid-term elections by promising, among other things, to turn term limits into the law of the...

Right wing rewrites history in real time

The rabid right wants to rewrite history and in states like Texas they are already doing so. Conservatives in the Lone Star state want the...

A Half-Baked Alaska Sermon

1832 – In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr.. 1999 - Glenn Beck begins talks with...