Topic: Walter Rodgers
Readers write in with context for a Monitor story on Wisconsin teachers retiring en masse, a suggestion for political commentary, and a protest against the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.
10/17/2011 01:00 am
Collectively, America seems to have become a people addicted to fear, whether it's about the economy, the weather, or children on the way to school. Once again, the nation needs to remember that 'the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.'
09/27/2011 11:09 am
Readers write in with responses to columnist Walter Rodgers's piece, "Israel and Evangelicals: Genesis isn't a policy guide."
08/08/2011 01:10 pm
With a dogmatic loyalty to Israel born out of a literal interpretation of the Bible, is the American Christian Right the new Jewish lobby in US politics? Mixing religion and statecraft isn’t just dangerous and unwise. It’s sacrilegious.
06/27/2011 12:15 pm
Reader's write in to respond to Walter Rodger's column debunking the 'lie' that President Obama can't lead and one reader offers a take on Newt Gingrich's real baggage.
06/20/2011 01:00 am
The Raymond Davis incident shows the fault lines in the US-Pakistan relationship. The real battle being fought between the two 'allies' is in Afghanistan – the battle for influence.
04/29/2011 11:39 am
Readers write in about defense spending and the cost of undeclared wars as well as the US Civil War legacy.
04/25/2011 11:00 am
The grand American tradition of disregard for the law – especially rural lawlessness – still thrives. This antigovernment flouting of the law may seem harmless, but it is corrosive and destructive, dismantling society rivet by rivet.
04/11/2011 11:07 am
In Western history, state churches had to be weakened, monarchies discarded, and the 'divine right of kings' forfeited for democracy to grow. Which institutions and traditions are Arab nations prepared to give up? Something more than strongmen have to go if the new is to replace the old.
03/03/2011 09:55 am
In 1187, Jerusalem was engulfed by an angry, surging Muslim sea. Today, revolution in the Arab world – particularly in Egypt – is making Israel anxious.
02/17/2011 10:08 am