Today's Top News
  • Trump Got Your Tongue, Media?

    The current issue of Newsweek (yes, it’s still in business!) has a picture of President Trump sitting in a recliner, with snacks and an iPad in his lap, pointing his TV remote at the viewer, blazoned with the headline, “Lazy Boy.”

  • Ara Parseghian’s Leadership Extended Well beyond Coaching Football Champions

    The leadership of Ara Parseghian, who died on Aug. 2 at age 94, included winning two national championships as the University of Notre Dame’s head football coach during 1964-74, championing medical research and showing respect for religious differences. Parseghian won | Read More »

  • Contract With Republicans

    In 1994, after 40 years in the wilderness, Republicans swept both houses of Congress, running on Newt Gingrich’s “Contract With America,” in which the GOP promised to hold votes on 10 popular policies in the first 100 days.

  • GOP Rallies Behind Idiotic Bill

    Republicans are about to do something very stupid. Using bribery, threats and cajolery, they intend to pass a catastrophically unpopular bill on a party-line vote.

  • Immigrant Of The Week: Henry Bello (Obotetukudo)

    Last Friday, Nigerian immigrant Henry Williams Obotetukudo, aka Henry Bello, opened fire with an AM-15 rifle at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, killing one doctor and injuring a half-dozen others.