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January 12, 2011

At the very least, the speech brought the massacre and its aftermath back to the central point made in the wake of all national tragedies...

So, the controversial part: Obama said that "at a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized," we should not "lay the blame ....

While the content of President Obama's speech was entirely appropriate, one has to wonder about the tone of the event. The fact that his speech...

The president's speech was an opportunity for the country to turn the page from the partisan smearing that has characterized much of what he called...

Thoroughly appropriate. The accounts of lives cut short are bottomlessly sad. Period....

A hero, whether or not he accepts the term. He used the moment to do nothing other than honor those he admires and to appeal...

Watching Carlos Gonzales's opening statement. Why are people cheering at a memorial service?...

Jonathan, you make excellent points about the common use of the term "blood libel" to describe wider acts of anti-Semitic thinking and behavior other than...

Politico reports on some surreal comments offered by Hillary Clinton in an interview earlier today with CNN: Jared Loughner is an extremist because he carried out...

As Sarah Palin has just learned, keeping up with the rules about using phrases that are associated with Jewish history is not as simple as...

This is a promising development. A gathering of Iraqi Sunni, Shiite, and Christian leaders met in Copenhagen today to discuss whether to issue a religious...