Category Archives: Opinion

This week’s Herald column: So long, 2013. Stuff we learned this year

For my final Herald column of 2013, I decided to take a look back at some of the things we learned this year, most of them unfortunate…

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This week’s Herald column: New America held hostage, by Old America

They aren’t going to secede …

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This week’s Herald column: the Radical Party

This week’s column takes on a familiar foe … 

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The trouble with liberals…

… is that they really do believe they can locate enough reasonable people on the other side to negotiate, if they just try hard enough.

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Jonathan Chait explains it all: the GOP’s all-in gamble for 2012

The last sentence of Jonathan Chait’s must-read article in the New Yorker is just the beginning: The deepest effect of Obama’s election upon the Republicans’ psyche has been to make them truly fear, for the first time since before Ronald … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: Paul Ryan and the Gospel of Selfishness

In which I take on Paul Ryan and his devotion to Ayn Randism…

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Today’s Herald column: the GOP’s perfect mess

In this week’s column, the three wings of the Republican Party go to war, and nobody has a chance of coming out alive, politically.

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On bullying: Glenn Greenwald and the ‘Obama nun rape’ smear

Glenn Greenwald has developed a reputation as one of the most prolific — and self-righteous — voices on the Internet. But this past weekend, he revealed another side that longtime observers of his rise to prominence in liberaldom knew all … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Herald column: I worked with a Paulite

Just a few years ago, I got an up close and personal view of the Ron Paul belief system …

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Today’s Herald column: in which I part ways with the left on Plan B

This column was actually sparked by an exchange I had on Twitter with several people over the Obama administration’s decision to reverse the FDA on making Plan B (the morning after pill) available to children as young as 11 without … Continue reading

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