"If Reality Is Altered, What Can We Believe In?" In 1994, that was the headline of the first column I ever wrote about the manipulation of images and words -- digital lies that made it difficult to know what was really real.
This next week may determine whether President Trump extricates us from that cauldron of conflict that is the Middle East, as he promised, or plunges us even deeper into these forever wars.
For Donald Trump's critics, it's tempting to jump on every juicy reveal regarding the president's sex romps.
Mississippi Spends about $350 million dollars a year on prescription drugs through its Medicaid program. Unfortunately, a huge percentage of that money is wasted because the drugs don't work.
The case against the nuclear deal with Iran is reminiscent of what Woody Allen once said: "Life is full of misery, loneliness and suffering -- and it's all over much too soon." The agreement, critics insist, is terrible and doesn't last long enough.
This is for Rose. She is a nice lady who wrote me a nice email in which she spoke about the need to try to understand Donald Trump's supporters. As Rose put it, "We need to not close ourselves off to how the other side thinks."
Two former National Football League cheerleaders who have filed discrimination complaints against the league have offered to settle their claims.
If President Donald Trump's incendiary threats have actually frightened the "dear respected comrade" Kim Jong Un into laying down his nuclear arsenal, he will deserve the Nobel Peace Prize his fans are demanding. But the suits in Oslo might want to hold off before awarding another premature Peace Prize to an American leader.
"America First" would be a harmless phrase were it not loaded with dark undertones. It harks back to the America First Committee, a group advocating U.S. neutrality in World War II. Some members were Nazi sympathizers, while others simply wanted to keep America out of another bloody conflict in Europe. The attack on Pearl Harbor put the committee out of business.
Where do we draw the line? If you're a college professor with tenure, can you say anything, no matter how hateful, and get away with it? Are there any limits to free speech on campus, especially at a public university where professors have First Amendment rights?
The baby Alfie Evans has died. Born in Liverpool with a degenerative brain condition, Alfie had been in a semi-vegetative state for over a year. Against his parents' wishes, the hospital took Alfie off ventilation.
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