Colman McCarthy directs the Center for Teaching Peace, a Washington non-profit.

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No end in sight to the cruelty inflicted on frightened immigrants

The United States has an obligation to receive Latin American immigrants because they are fleeing violence and poverty that is the direct result of decades of U.S. interventionist policies in their homeland.


In new book, Eunice Kennedy Shriver finally gets her due

"Of the hundreds of books written about the Kennedys, none has focused on the member of the clan who made the most enduring mark," writes Eileen McNamara. "This biography is an attempt to correct that record." 

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Author spotlights colorful, outspoken jurist Miles Lord

Book Review: To make it plain where his sympathies lay, U.S. District Judge Miles Lord spoke of the "powerful pressure upon a judge in my position to go along with the theory that there is something sacred about a bomb and that those who do raise their voices or hands against it should be struck down as enemies of the people."


Ken Langone, my favorite right-winger

When asked who is my favorite conservative Republican, one A-lister speedily comes to mind. He is a devout believer in the gospel of capitalism and the Gospel of Jesus.