‘Everywhere you turned, there was something that made you embarrassed for them, something so disconnected from fact, logic or decency as to suggest those things no longer have much meaning for the party faithful.’
The insult that Knesset Arab member Hanin Zoabi hurled at Israeli Navy fighters was outrageous, but a proposal to ban offensive speech by lawmakers goes too far in the direction of unwarranted censorship.
Every Olympics brings the host city lasting, negative effects. Security has high costs; people are evicted from their homes; arenas sit empty and unused years later. Cities should reject the Games to bring meaningful reform.
Identity politics prevents meaningful discussion of difference. It’s a divisive ideology that ‘slices and dices’ human beings into broad groups. Ultimately, it creates a culture of victimization, which too many Americans embrace.
Republicans wanted Donald Trump to build a professional organization and run a tight ship. But no, Trump hogs the spotlight, overshadowing low-watt speakers. Some delegates seem to be tiring of such narcissism.
FIU’s Wertheim College of Medicine, a decade after the state Legislature approved its creation, is saving lives. We’ve made good on our promise to improve care. Students, faculty and community partners are bringing healthcare to families in underserved communities.
While Israel’s traditional friends in the West appear to waver, Foreign Minister Netanyahu has moved to develop new alternatives. The result, to put it bluntly, marks the abject failure of efforts to isolate Israel.
Even if they don’t agree on many things, the 193 countries of the world have recognized that there needs to be a new way of doing business, if the planet is to have a better, more prosperous future for everyone.
President Barack Obama’s eulogy for five Dallas police officers on Tuesday was an eloquent plea to Americans to acquire “a new heart.” Rarely has a president talked so bluntly about the limits of his ability to bring about the changes he seeks.
On the politics, Pence passes the do-no-harm test. The same can’t be said for others who were considered by Trump. Pence has a background in national security affairs and economic issues and would be an important liaison to social conservatives, who remain suspicious of Trump.
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The Orlando shootings at a gay nightclub hit home with Miami poet Richard Blanco, best known for his poem ‘One Today’ delivered at President Obama’s second inauguration. Here is Blanco’s poem for Orlando.
Miami poet Richard Blanco's tribute to Orlando: 'One Pulse — One Poem'
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