National Commentary

Hollywood gets hacked

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To get a taste for the havoc possible in today’s digital world, consider the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Intruders calling themselves “Guardians of Peace”...

National Commentary

Hollywood gets hacked

To get a taste for the havoc possible in today’s digital world, consider the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Intruders calling themselves...


National Commentary

Oversight of intelligence agencies shouldn't fall along party

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s sickening report about the torture of terrorism suspects by CIA officers and contractors, with its revelations...


National Commentary

Obama should reconsider timetable to withdrawing troops from

Not much attention was paid in Washington to the formal end Monday of U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan. The 13-year-old war is something most Americans, led by...


National Commentary

It's not about race, it has to do with a broken system of

Remember Kelly Thomas? Didn't think so, but it's understandable. Thomas was an unarmed mentally ill homeless man from Southern California who was tasered, clubbed...


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Thank secularists for Christmas

According to thinkers like also-ran presidential candidate Rick Santorum, America is a Christian nation. Really? The Bible is pro-slavery and pro-monarch—two...




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Rolling Stone, CIA report and more

A fascinating side event to the furor over the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the treatment of post-Sept. 11 detainees has been the debate over...


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Jews in Israel are armed and ready for synagogue

At the conclusion of synagogue services Friday night, there was a special announcement: “In light of the security situation, everyone who has a valid gun...


National Commentary

The return of holiday favorites under the Christmas tree

Classic gifts aren’t just a holiday tradition – they allow us to reminisce about our early memories. As a kid in New Jersey, my friends and I looked...


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A sour sugar deal

Gasoline prices in the United States are a perennial source of ambivalence, or at least they should be. When they’re up, motorists suffer but the environment...


National Commentary

America's 'dungeon'

Shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, the CIA began taking prisoners captured in U.S. anti-terrorism operations. Some were tortured. This is not news....


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