Daniel Patrick Moynihan
America is lucky to have a modern Moynihan in Nikki Haley, who is fearless, eloquent, incorruptible and honorable. America’s
"He's lying his ass off," Jones said about Trump's claim of saving 1,100 jobs. "That's not just my feeling. The numbers prove
While I was writing a book on Moynihan's political thought, even admirers of the late statesman often asked: "What are you going to do with welfare reform?" With respect to the worst poverty, Moynihan was right.
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.
The First Amendment is not absolute. Over the years, courts have made exceptions for legitimate "time, place or manner" restrictions
The new excoriation of Daniel Patrick Moynihan is under way. The character of this one is different from the last.
The characterization of Moynihan as believing the family, rather than systemic oppression, was the "master problem" picks up the causal chain several links in.
I am reading "Daniel Patrick Moynihan, A Portrait in Letters of an American Visionary" edited by Steven Weisman. It is a good title because Moynihan was indeed a visionary.