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"If you pledge allegiance to ISIS," the former House speaker said, "you are a traitor and you have lost your citizenship."
Here's the scene setter. My living room, a glass of wine (or two), early evening, and---- I'm watching the recent film 'Trumbo' with Academy Award Nominee Brian Cranston in the lead role and about halfway through I jump up and yell, 'I can't believe it, it's just like today!
Of late, meaning the last few years, coming to myself in the dark woods in the middle of my life, I read autobiographies of interesting women. They are my guides as I navigate a way that is lost only because it isn't found yet--because I haven't lived it.
Since Tony Kushner could be considered to know best, why not quote what he says he admired after seeing Ivo van Hove's revival of the playwright's Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music: "It had this feeling of being stripped to its absolute bare bones."
Pete Seeger, the 94-year-old activist-singer-songwriter who tried to change the world with every note he uttered, has died, and we are all the poorer for it.
While some Americans assume that their religious freedom gives them the right to trample the rights of others, all too often the oppressor doesn't realize what true freedom can mean to someone.
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) announced Monday that it would officially restore screenwriting credit on 'Roman Holiday
When was the last time a Congressional committee decided to investigate Americans based on their religious affiliation?
In 2008, Rep. King's conservative colleague, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), directly endorsed a new wave of investigations