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Defense Dept. attorney on service, military reforms, counter-terrorism

Defense Dept. attorney on service, military reforms, counter-terrorism

Jun. 4 |       By Elizabeth Ellis Contributing Writer   Attorney Jeh Johnson has worked as a prosecutor and as a defense lawyer, and in a speech he gave in St. Paul, he gave a comical anecdote of how his first trial as a defense attorney...

Acclaimed journalist on civil rights and politics,  past and present

Acclaimed journalist on civil rights and politics, past and present

Feb. 29 |       By Elizabeth Ellis Contributing Writer   Eugene Robinson, a Pulitzer Prize winner for his Washington Post newspaper election coverage of President Obama and a National Association of Black Journalists member, spoke at House...

Denial, delusion run deep in political and  personal matters

Denial, delusion run deep in political and personal matters

Feb. 1 |     What Republican Herman Cain’s presidential hopeful bid, former President Clinton’s Lewinsky affair, O.J. Simpson, and Clarence Thomas have in common is you asking, “What were they thinking?!” The French call it Mauvaise foi —...

On civility: Our shared space requires respectful  speech, behavior

On civility: Our shared space requires respectful speech, behavior

Dec. 7 |     While walking down the street last week, I heard a young man behind me on his cell phone using sexually explicit language. I turned and looked at him. “Wha’?” he said. I tried to explain that in my opinion this is a public place...