Commentaries

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Despite spin, truth matters

Despite the White House sex scandal, President Clinton’s poll numbers are soaring. One new poll shows a record-high 72 percent of the American people approving the way he is “handling his job as president.” At the same time more than half think the president had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Have the…

Long shot strikes sympathetic chord

We must take out the trash and clean the barn. It’s time to take back ownership of America.” With that overarching theme, Texas industrialist Ross Perot, the 61-year-old billionaire populist, announced to the National Press Club his willingness to run for president of the U.S. There’s only one hitch: His supporters must get him on…

Positive Progress On Race Relations

Race relations was in the headlines this past week — not because of a riot or hate crime or something negative, but for mostly positive and constructive reasons. First, last Tuesday, a Gallup Poll showed that the views of both black and white Americans are converging in many positive ways (despite real divisions that persist…