Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Get ready America, we're about to enter unchartered waters in our 241-year history. Instead of a democracy with a free and
Now is the time to begin uniting the Democratic Party and reaching out to independents who share your understanding that Republicans Donald Trump or Ted Cruz would be a disaster for the nation.
A society defines itself in various ways, most clearly through the heroes it honors and the values they express. Daniel Patrick Moynihan deserves to be so honored by being permanently identified with the grand New York transportation center he envisioned and successfully championed.
A Donald Trump nomination would probably mean the immolation of the Republican Party. Democrats should not cheer it. Opposition and criticism -- the collision of idea against idea -- has historically kept the Democratic Party intellectually vibrant and politically sharp.
Bob Woodson, President of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, declared "A one-year moratorium on whining about white
What precisely Moynihan did to defend privilege is utterly unclear. Regardless, it is Spielberg, not Moynihan, doing the narrating and implying. What Moynihan said was that racism and poverty produced family breakdown, not that poor African-Americans caused either.
His prescient report on the African-American family, published March 1, 1965, was neither the first time nor the last. He was right about the collapse of the Soviet Union, which he forecast a decade ahead of the event, right about the rise of ethnicity in international politics, right about the decline of moral standards in the United States.
NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton launched her book tour here amid the screeching of partisan spin and the collective yawn of would
Government advocates have watched with dismay as the Supreme Court has systematically dismantled campaign finance laws, all while making it harder for individual Americans to secure their right to vote. This pattern isn't just the result of the conservative justices' misreading of the Constitution.
Yesterday is yesterday, and progress is happening. Nevertheless, George Will's piece about Paul Ryan's comments still carries some assumptions -- assumptions of choice -- at least linked to the past, even while condemning people who hear them as such.