End the GOP Civil War; Sign the Pledge

We’re barely into 2015 and the 2016 presidential season has already begun. Lucky us. We get to listen to candidates tell us how wonderful they are for nearly two full years. If waterboarding is illeRead Post

What if Marilyn Monroe And Albert Einstein Made a Baby …

How’s this for a newsflash: “Rapid progress in genetics is making ‘designer babies’ more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scieRead Post

Reverend Al Goes to Hollywood

I don’t know about you, but I think Al Sharpton gets a bad rap. The guy can’t do anything without conservatives jumping all over him. Even when heRead Post

What Jon Stewart Didn’t Ask Jimmy Carter

Former President Jimmy Carter was a guest on the Daily Show recently and when the subject turned to Paris and Islamic violence in general, Mr. Carter Read Post

Islamic Terrorism by Any Other Name …

More than a million people turned out. More than 40 presidents and prime ministers were there. It was, as the New York Times reported, “the most strRead Post

Here’s an Idea: Million Muslim Man Marches Around the World

In a column about the massacre in Paris, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wanted us to understand that while there is indeed a “strain of IRead Post

Radical Muslims Attack Paris — and Freedom Everywhere

On September 30, 2005 a newspaper in Denmark Jyllands-Posten published an article under the headline, “The face of Muhammad” – an articlRead Post

Even Opinion Journalism Needs To Be Fair

The New York Times editorial began like this: “For most people, Ferguson, Mo., will be remembered for one awful August afternoon, when a white policRead Post

“Welcome back to NBS’ coverage of the World Tackle Football playoffs, between the Nashville NastRead Post

In the famous 1997 movie comedy “Liar Liar,” actor Jim Carrey plays a lawyer who, as a rRead Post

“The Iranians are on the march,” warned John McCain Sunday. “Iran is building a neRead Post

Following the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that France “is at war Read Post

The Vindication of ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

Back in 2008, Americans began hearing the phrase “Drill, baby, drill” thrown around in RRead Post

On Martin Luther King Day, 2015, how stand race relations in America? “Selma,” a film foRead Post

I spent Thanksgiving debating at the Oxford Union. Oxford University is the most prestigious universRead Post

“I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say iRead Post

I stand with the Santa Barbara News-Press. How about you? The newspaper is under fire for refusing tRead Post

President Obama barely mentioned terrorism in his State of the Union address to Congress and the natRead Post

Sexism of Women Waiting to Use a Public Toilet?  You’re Kiddin’, Right?

When I heard about Soraya Chemaly’s article, recently published in Time magazine, entitled “The Read Post