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Edward Snowden

If you want a laugh and a lesson in chutzpah, check out Edward Snowden’s Twitter account. The arch-traitor, who revealed some of America’s most sensitive...
voting rights

When the Voting Rights Act was adopted in 1965, America was a segregated nation. Many states, especially in the South, had discriminatory voting laws that...
Free Speech

Heady optimism, embedded as it is in the American genetic code, was perhaps never more pronounced than in the wake of Barack Obama’s 2008 victory....

There has been so much partisanship and misinformation about America’s police and about race in general these past few years, it’s understandable that conservatives get...

Last night’s shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri repeats a pattern of behavior that should shock Americans to their core. After the release...

Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee today in her first step on the path toward confirmation. The key question around...

It’s hard to believe, but Eric Holder’s Justice Department has actually done a good thing. On Friday, the attorney general barred state and local police...

Perhaps President Obama instinctively understood that any mass unity rally in Paris would be more of a feel-good photo-op than a genuine response to Islamist...

According to this story in the New York Times, the number of murders in New York City dropped to 328 in 2014. That's the lowest figure...

This morning I was on C-SPAN's Washington Journal, talking about the mood of America and its causes, economic trends, the Obama presidency and the Affordable...

I don't believe New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has "blood on his hands," which is the accusation made by Patrick Lynch, president of...

Any conversation about the murders of two New York City Police officers this weekend must start by acknowledging the ordinary heroism of law enforcement personnel...