It was a brilliant investment strategy: Twinkies. With Hostess Brands, Inc. declaring bankruptcy and going out of business last year, the iconic spongy sweets were a sure bet.

Walter E. WilliamsThere's a move on to prohibit Washington's football team from calling itself "Redskins," even though a 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision said that it has that right. Now the name change advocates are turning to the political arena and intimidation. The NCAA has already banned the University of North Dakota from calling its football team the "Fighting Sioux."

The suicide note of Iraq War veteran Daniel Somers sheds light on the logical inconsistencies and moral confusion of Republicans.

Edmund Burke said, "There is no safety for honest men, but by believing all possible evil of evil men." Evil men do not always snarl. Some smile charmingly. Those are the most dangerous.

To believe the Gang of Eight, one must be a fool. To spout its nonsense, one must be a liar.

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