Category: Opinion

Merry Christmas

This is the most wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the popular song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate…

Who benefits from aggression

Dear Readers,  As Jews, Buddhists, Muslims, Christians, and Atheists, we mourn the thousands of people who have been killed in Gaza by Israeli forces. We also grieve for those Israelis who were killed in the Hamas-led attack on October 7, 2023.…

“Thank you” to our veterans

This Saturday, November 11, will mark the 104th observance of Veterans Day in the United States, a day marked by solemnity and reverence to honor those who have served in our nation’s military. Veteran’s Day initially was known as Armistice…

We Must Confront the New Axis of Evil

When former President George W. Bush coined the term “Axis of Evil” to refer to the nations of Iran, No. Korea, and Iraq in his 2002 State of the Union speech, his comments were largely derided.  Even in the aftermath…

The Dominoes Are Falling Toward Trump

With the crisis in the Middle East and the dysfunction among Congressional Republicans garnering all of the headlines these days, the many trials and tribulations of former President Donald Trump have been relegated in recent weeks to what we in…