Gabrielle Giffords made a compelling plea at the Senate hearings on gun control today, but the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre is also partly right: Banning guns won’t address a pervasive culture of violence that doesn't distinguish between real and virtual violence.
When too many people and companies depend on government subsidies, Bonner writes, your society consumes more wealth than it produces.
Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' got Oscar nominations for best picture, best director, best actor, and best-supporting actress and actor. Other Oscar nominations for best picture: 'Amour,' 'Argo,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Django Unchained,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Silver Linings Playbook,' and 'Zero Dark Thirty.'
Not long ago, the Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was seen as a 'maverick' Republican willing to work across the aisle. But there appears to be a clear reason for his rightward shift.