The arguments for and against gun control are so familiar by now, we might as well hit replay and skip the debate. In the wake of the horrific murders of 49 people in an Orlando gay nightclub, America is reenacting the usual drama: Politicians repeat past arguments, citizens retreat into their routines, killers reload.
I wonder if the governors of Mississippi and North Carolina and other states where gay, lesbian and transgender citizens have been targeted, usually in the name of religion, have any idea that the taxpayers they are maligning have been through many other battles. And survived.
Yes, Hitler. Some of you questioned my evocation of history's great villain in a recent column on House Speaker Paul Ryan's surrender to presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.
The best show in town is making a comeback. Annie, get your gun, an old-fashioned filibuster is happening on the Senate floor.
The FBI had the Orlando gunman under watch -- twice -- and, after much consideration, decided to stop following him. Was this a mistake? Obviously, tragically so.
I am supposed to be writing about a shooting in Orlando, but my thoughts keep circling back to a funeral in Louisville.
On Saturday night, Omar Mateen was a loner and a loser. Sunday, he was immortal, by his standards, a hero.
The governor should give it a rest.
As Barack Obama's presidency takes a back seat to the psychodrama known as the 2016 election, historians, speculators and revisionists are busy writing his presidential epitaph.
Everything I know about prayer, I learned from the late comedian and atheist George Carlin.
"In this age of Twitter, is reasoned discourse truly an historical relic, or is there hope for its revival?"
Hallelujah, we lived to see the day -- as Hillary Clinton spoke with grace to claim her place in American history. Nothing's over yet, but as the Democratic Party standard-bearer, Clinton is riding high.
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