Tag: opinions

Opinion: Kamala Harris faces unique challenges in the VP debate

Given the startling events of the past week, however, the upcoming debate may get more scrutiny and interest. The hospitalization of President Donald Trump for...

It’s concerning that President Trump got so sick so quickly (opinion)

It’s concerning that the President got so sick, so quickly. On Sunday we learned that the President had a fever and an oxygen saturation level...

Opinion: Amy Coney Barrett a perfect choice for half of America

But there are some similarities between the “Notorious RBG” and the “Glorious ACB” (as some on Twitter have dubbed the nominee) — a commitment to...

The Democrats’ response to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death should terrify Trump (opinion)

Here are two facts every discussion on this topic must include — as I’ve heard firsthand from listeners who call my nightly SiriusXM radio show....

America’s devastating divorce from science (opinion)

America would support science — particularly through a new agency, called the National Science Foundation (NSF) but also through existing or expanded federal agencies such...

Opinion: Donald Trump tries to quash two hugely damaging stories

That quip is the reason senior White House adviser Jared Kushner recommended “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” to author Bob Woodward as one of the crucial...

Nikki Haley’s risky move on anti-Trump ad (Opinion)

But like her fellow South Carolinian, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham — who at one time publicly criticized Trump but is now one of his most...

How Shinzo Abe’s exit could threaten regional stability and Japan’s alliance with the US (Opinion)

Tensions in Asia have been on the rise. While the US and China trade war marches on, China has been taking increasingly provocative actions in...

Opinion: Donald Trump could still win the US election

The convention’s host, Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley, and other members of the Illinois delegation stood up and shouted insults at the senator from Connecticut....

Opinion: How Biden just made Trump’s life a lot more complicated

Thursday night’s Democratic National Convention accomplished two critically important goals. First, it finally gave voters a reason to vote for Joe Biden and not just...

The Asian American voters who could help Trump win a second term (Opinion)

One possible distraction? Closing the Chinese consulate in Houston, which resulted in the Chinese shuttering the US consulate in Chengdu. And for one sliver of...

Melania Trump’s brilliant Rose Garden idea (opinion)

I saw your announcement about renovating the White House Rose Garden. Great idea! This is a fine opportunity to give America’s most famous garden a...

How Justin Trudeau’s latest ethics scandal could spell the end of his career (opinion)

Then, some three years later, the Trudeau government was found to have pressured then-Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould to spare SNC Lavalin, one of Canada’s largest...

The three women who should be the top of Biden’s VP list (Opinion)

At 77 years old, if former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, wins the 2020 presidential election, he would be the oldest...

Trump isn’t aging well (opinion)

As he turned 74 last weekend, the oldest man ever to assume the presidency got all defensive about how he looked walking down a ramp...

A mutation shows why the coronavirus is such a formidable foe (opinion)

Almost immediately after the outbreak emerged, researchers began looking for patterns of change among the tens of thousands of viral genome sequences of SARS-CoV-2. The...

George W. Bush finally steps onto the right side of history (opinion)

But several recent, earlier steps brought us to this place. First May 25: On that day, George Floyd was killed by four police officers in...

Trump threatens to unleash the military in the US. When will the generals speak out?

Even worse was the purpose of this travesty — which was to allow President Trump a photo op outside St. John’s, the “church of the...

In a sad week for America, Trump has fled from his duty (opinion)

President Donald Trump also took time, of course, to send out a stream of new, controversial tweets. He called protesters in Minneapolis “thugs” and repeated...

How coronavirus hypocrisy is tarnishing Boris Johnson’s government (opinion)

Johnson has proved staunch in his defense of his close ally since the latter was accused of breaking the UK’s strict lockdown by driving 260...

Trump’s tough choices over Hong Kong (opinion)

China’s latest move to introduce national security legislation in Hong Kong — a semi-autonomous city that was guaranteed its own legal system and certain democratic...

I’m not OK, and that’s OK: Being open about mental health in the (remote) workplace

Over the past 2 1/2 months, I’ve had countless colleagues confess to me that they are struggling. They’re struggling with the monotony and isolation of...

Don’t even think of owning stocks unless you’re willing to buy and hold for at least 10 years

With U.S. stocks having recovered from its March waterfall decline to within 13% of its Feb. 19 all-time high, many are wondering if it’s safe...

Economic expert with perfect record calling recessions is betting this one will be over by the end of 2020

Last summer, when the U.S. had just notched a decade of economic recovery and unemployment stood at 3.7%, Campbell Harvey, a professor of finance at...

People can’t wait to go golfing, boating and camping — and these ‘great outdoors’ stocks may be the beneficiaries

Let’s face it, as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions ease, we aren’t going back to “normal.” Even if the virus subsides, which is by no means a...