Greg Orman: Independent Trailblazer

Greg Orman is a businessman and entrepreneur from Kansas, where he is now exploring running for governor as an Independent. In 2014, he ran for senator as an Independent, losing narrowly in his effort to go to Washington and hold both ...


If the account of “Grace” re: Aziz Ansari in the on-line publication Babe is true, is it an awkward sexual experience or is it “sexual assault”?

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Some Practical Advice: Don’t Say Shithole

By Joe Watkins | January 16, 2018

What we say about the people who come to the United States from other countries matters. How we talk about immigrants impacts how people look at America and how Americans look at other people. Our ...


Media Malfunction

Americans want to like the media. But it appears they just don’t: The Knight Foundation.

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By Michael Smerconish | January 15, 2018

Saturday on CNN, I had the opportunity to interview Michael Wolff, the author of Fire and Fury, the hottest book in the nation, if not the world. Where that interview became the subject of great ...

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We Need a Revolution

Aziz Ansari might not have done anything wrong. But that’s exactly the problem with our sexual culture: Elizabeth Breunig, The Washington Post.

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Who is Lying About “Shithole”?

By Todd Graham | January 15, 2018

It was recently reported that President Trump referred to some immigrants from Africa as arriving from “shithole” countries. The backlash was swift, severe, and global.

Then came the denials from both Trump ...


Dr. King’s Legacy Deserves Better

By Todd Bernstein | January 14, 2018

In 1988, two years after Martin Luther King Day was first observed as a national holiday, I was working late into the evening with then Pennsylvania Secretary of Labor and Industry, Harris Wofford. Harris had ...


An Urban Revival

Cities have gotten a bad reputation over time. But in recent years, they’re becoming safer, better places to live: Richard Florida, CityLab.


Need Some Answers

By Larry Kane | January 12, 2018

Every year around this time I try to wrest myself away from my addiction – the world of politics – to desperately find answers to some common-sense questions.

Safety is first. By law, we have ...


It’s Time to End the Veteran Suicide Epidemic

By Jon Peterson | January 12, 2018

In the last ten years, an average of 20 American military service veterans have died from suicide every day. In that time, a total of 73,000 veterans have taken their own lives. Put into historical ...