Carl Cohen: But the freedom to speak on matters of public concern is not divisible by topic or party. We will protect that freedom for everyone, including nasty and disgusting folks, or we will lose it.
Steve Hochstadt: So-called literalists choose which passages they want to take literally on the basis of principles which are very modern, far from the ideas and attitudes of Jews and Christians thousands of years ago.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Engaging in regular intense exercise not only strengthens the body, it strengthens your resiliency. It toughens you up, it builds character, and it can power you through your most pressing concerns.
Tom Hayden: In light of the evidence, the broken windows theory should be scrapped as deeply flawed and probably an unconstitutional form of racial profiling and selective prior restraint against young people.
Derek Cressman: While elites on both sides are preparing this proxy battle of issues for the fall elections at the federal level, the idea of voters directly weighing in about a specific issue is being threatened in California.