May 23, 2007 RSS feed / Opinions

Working class is not stupid about immigration

The American working class has few friends, and that sad situation is never more apparent than when the issue is immigration. The fat cats want unlimited supplies of cheap labor. It makes sense. More...

Obama talks with candor about ways blacks must fix problems

Whether or not he wins the Democratic nomination or the American presidency, Barack Obama is doing something incredibly important that no other presidential candidate could do: He is speaking honestly to the black community about the problems that More...

It's not a crime to be elderly

Here's an obscure statistic I just heard: Among elderly women, which ethnicity is most likely to commit suicide, at least in New York? Asians! More...

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Al Gore has been right more times than not

Boy, it would be fun if Al Gore changed his mind and ran for president - fun for the voters, anyway. Imagine a candidate whose pre-election book is devoted in large part to an attack on the media for waging war on reason. More...

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When the news is unhinged

People often tell me that they find the news - and the news media - to be "surreal." Or words to that effect. We might describe the sensation differently, but reactions are widely similar. More...