U.S. must atone for its original sins: Slavery, guns

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It was just seven days ago -- even if it feels like seven years ago -- that the United States of America celebrated its 240th birthday. There... Read more

It's bad ... but 2016 is not 1968

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There are some things that Americans actually can agree upon. Whatever your political perspective, most folks would probably say the 2016 has... Read more

UPDATED: Very few words right now

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UPDATE: If yesterday was emotionally draining and heartbreaking, multiply that, not by 5, but by 1000 this morning. The lone sniper who cowardly... Read more

The public execution of No. 558

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No. 558 never had a chance. One moment, he'd been engaged in normal, if messy, human stuff. He was a 37-year-old father of five hustling to... Read more

Hillary Clinton and the age of "extreme carelessness"

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I don't know about you, but I still remember the day that the Monica Lewinsky story broke...January 21, 1998. I'd been the Daily News' political... Read more

Is this the worst 4th since Rizzo ruined the Bicentennial?

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I wasn't in Philly yet for the notorious Bicentennial non-celebration in 1976. A teenager then, I had only a vague understanding then that... Read more

The sit-in wasn't really about guns

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It shouldn't have come to this for Rep. John Lewis. A half-century ago, Lewis marched, got bashed in the head, bled profusely and spent some... Read more

Philly DNC organizers: What are you hiding?

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You know who just doesn't get it? The elites of the Democratic Party, especially here in Philadelphia. The raging fire of big-money corruption... Read more