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  • Seriously, what is wrong with Kansas?

    Kansas might as well start producing "Only Heterosexuals Served Here" signs for businesses and government offices. A bill that sailed through the state's House of Representatives tells Kansans: You can be as discriminatory as you like against homosexuals...
  • Actually, keep your advice ... I'll take a pay raise

    Just in time for the holidays, your low-wage employer wants you to know it really cares. And would you mind tidying up the condiment stand on your way to the soup kitchen? Once again, McDonald's is showing its brilliance at employee relations. In July,...
  • A year after Sandy Hook, we're still in denial

    America will soon nod respectfully to the first anniversary of the 26 murders that "shocked the nation" last year, sparking fervent cries for action. Newtown, those directly affected by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012,...
  • How not to think about the pension crisis

    The latest news out of Detroit isn't good. To get its fresh start, this once great but now bankrupt city is going to stick it to municipal employees and retirees. City retirees there haven't enjoyed exactly lavish pensions, but what they had was...
  • Recruiting excellent teachers requires more than same old soft-soap

    Arne Duncan wants you! Picture that slogan on a poster. The secretary of education pointing outward like Uncle Sam, summoning the nation's top-achieving college students to enter America's classrooms as teachers. Not very convincing, eh? OK, the...
  • In Sochi Olympic Games, shades of 1936

    So who will be the Jesse Owens of the Sochi Winter Olympics? Who will be the brave athlete who shines in rebuttal to Russia's crackdown on anything determined to be "gay propaganda." Welcome to the new Cold War. For Owens, the nemesis was Hitler's...
  • Pope Francis continues to afflict the comfortable

    For all his humble charm, Pope Francis has been getting under the thin skin of some rich members of his flock. As F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked, the rich are different from you and me. They expect deference and coddling, especially for their charitable...
  • In wake of scandal, Christie blames all but himself

    What kind of politician is Chris Christie? If you buy Christie's explanation at a press conference Wednesday, the New Jersey governor is a victim. He is the victim of a scheming, lying aide and a scheming, lying old high school friend he appointed to the...
  • GOP's slavery fetish obscures reality of abortion dilemma

    The Republican Party ought to distribute a list of rhetorical no-no's that office holders and candidates should avoid at all costs. Topping the list should be the slavery analogy. In recent months, Republicans have compared food stamps, Obamacare, gun...
  • Title IX could be key in reducing campus rapes

    Can a modern era president, a father of two daughters, cut the horrifying statistic that one in five women is sexually assaulted during her college years? Can he change the fact that only about 12 percent of attacks are even reported? Call me...
  • Pope Francis has a few questions to ask you

    Imagine the pope is coming to dinner. He'll be taking the bus, and he doesn't want you to make a big fuss. It's Francis, after all, the "world's parish priest." There's a bit of an agenda to his visit. He wants to ask how you feel about some of the most...
  • Imagine if Republicans actually cared about health care

    "We're not in Kansas anymore," said the smirking congressman from Texas, pleased with his own witlessness. Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican, was addressing Kathleen Sebelius, a former governor of Kansas, now secretary of health and human services, who is...