Being armed doesn’t mean you’re secure

By Robert C. Koehler Contributing Columnist “… no real security, just powers of retaliation.” This was Norman Mailer, four-plus decades …

July 30th, 2015 |  

The engagement critics

By Mel Gurtov Contributing Columist One of the predictable outcomes of any US effort to reset relations with an adversary …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Turning the page – One SC

Turning the page – One SC

By Phil Noble Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Phil-Noble1.jpg As these words are being written, the ceremony of lowering the Confederate flag at …

July 15th, 2015 |  

‘No boots on the ground,’ and other fairy tales

Last August the president began his air war against the Islamic State, which controls two Iraqi provincial capitals and the …

June 29th, 2015 |  

Paying the pink tax

Paying the pink tax

Courtesy photo Pink Women’s Products You probably think you know about all the taxes you pay. Income taxes, property taxes, …

June 23rd, 2015 |  

Militarism is a bad deal

When Benjamin Netanyahu courted, received, and responded to an invitation to address a far rightwing Republican Congress in order to …

June 18th, 2015 |  

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