August 3, 2010 | 5:11 pm
RECENT POSTS ON The Wide Angle
In Search of Backbone
We seem all too willing to accommodate “anonymous,” incoherent, emailed threats that abrogate our rights.
UCLA Environmentalists Apologize
The comments were "blunt, insensitive, and meant to provoke, like, well, a jackass."
John Muir may be lucky he’s dead and not seeing what is being done to his legacy and in his name.
A Courageous Statement from US Muslim Leaders
The op/ed is as straight forward and unambiguous a statement of principles as one could ask for.
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ and civility
The willingness to tolerate differences of opinion in a civil and non-hyperbolic way seems to be a...
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July 26, 2010 | 4:16 pm
June 28, 2010 | 3:25 pm
This past weekend’s press brought good and bad news—-good news that the pension/budget disaster that looms over local and state governments from coast to coast is getting the attention from the media that it deserves; bad news that many of our elected leaders are still willing to... read on
June 15, 2010 | 4:11 pm
Have you heard this joke?
A man walks into his local Democratic Party office and plunks down ten grand to run for the United States Senate.
Then he goes home and sits on his butt. He has no campaign manager, hires no staff, doesn’t raise a dime, does no campaigning, produces no... read on
June 4, 2010 | 4:02 pm
Tavis Smiley is the host of a weeknight PBS show who recently made the astounding claim that “every single day in this country” Christians commit violent acts of terrorism. If you financially support PBS, consider yourself a Christian, or are offended by this bizarre argument,... read on
June 3, 2010 | 3:22 pm
This entire week the media has been preoccupied with reports of the Israeli navy’s interception of Turkish flotilla seeking to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. The past few days have offered one of those moments when it becomes clear who has clarity of thought and reason without... read on
May 5, 2010 | 5:05 pm
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