Steve Hochstadt: For many people in the U.S., the fact that China is ruled by the Communist Party provides a ready-made answer — communism is the opposite of freedom.
Nikki Junker: Perhaps Scott Adams is fighting for something he sees as the greater good. Perhaps he thinks that the freedom of expression on the Internet is more important than feelings.
Jules Siegel: So here’s a lady who is famed for being utterly lewd in public for pay. Weiner exchanges a hundred or so text messages with her about — are you reading this or looking at the pictures? — politics.
Changing the mindset of black men to see a doctor is a difficult one. Fear of doctors is tied to a vestige of slavery where black male illness was totally ignored. Distrusting doctors has a long history, even before the Tuskegee experiment.
by H. Scott Prosterman — Watching Wednesday’s naturalization ceremony for 1,161 new Americans in San Francisco was inspiring and poignant. It was inspiring to watch people from 96 different countries proudly stand when the name of their former homeland was called. 246 rose from China; 140 from Mexico and 120 from the Philippines. Those were […]