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You'd think that it would be an easy call for Facebook to remove and block videos that are indisputably altered to fool the public. You would be wrong. The British news site the Guardian … more
If you've lost someone to war or conflict, every day is a kind of Memorial Day.For the rest of us, once a year we are called upon to actively honor the sacrifice of our uniformed men and women who've … more
The power of the president to pardon is absolute. There is no chance for review, except for Congress to remove the president if he exercises it without principle.Presidents of both parties have … more
This is a sad day in the history of governance in Texas.Saturday night, in less than an hour's time,  both houses of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the property … more
When President Donald Trump goes after other nations with harsh tweets or statements blistering with bravado, there is often a sense that he's just showing off his favorite diplomatic dance moves. … more
One of the byproducts of the rapidly increasing power of microchips is the proliferation of chip-powered cameras and devices that are constantly watching and, in some cases, recording the world in … more
Some have suggested that the founder of WikiLeaks, who recently was sentenced in Britain to 50 weeks in jail for jumping bail seven years ago, should be viewed as a heroic defender of press freedom … more
Only in health care do consumers routinely buy goods and services without having any idea what the prices are. For people with insurance, that's not a big deal — as long as they stay within … more
Americans' trust in their government is abysmally low, according to both survey data and a more subjective reading of opinions about President Donald Trump and Congress. I hold a contrarian view: … more
Bill O'Reilly, once the most powerful voice on cable-TV, has been largely absent from public view for two years following revelations that he paid some $50 million to settle sexual harassment … more
When we think about a problem as terrible and widespread as sexual trafficking is in this world, we can be overwhelmed by the idea of confronting it. It is so big and so awful, what can any one … more
Public policy does not come about as result of a battle between good and evil. It may make for better copy to explain it that way, putting one side in black hats and the other in white - but that's … more
If you happen to watch "Veep," the HBO show that satirizes politics, you're surely familiar with Jonah, the notorious foot-in-mouth presidential candidate. On last week's episode, while attempting to … more
“We have to fight fire with fire.”We heard that statement repeated frequently over the last week , by candidates, by political donors and by average voters. It happened so often, in fact, that we … more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, under President Donald Trump, already has moved to make life easier for payday lenders. It's expected any day now to do the same for debt … more
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