William A. Collins, an OtherWords columnist, is a former Connecticut State lawmaker and the former mayor of Norwalk. He founded Minuteman Media, which later became OtherWords, in 1998. 9collins[AT]sbcglobal.net
It’s time for some serious spring cleaning at the Pentagon.
It will take more than President Barack Obama’s tenure to vanquish American prejudice and racial injustice.
Do we all have to drown in rising seas or broil in epic droughts before we decide it’s time to switch to renewable energy?
As long as it’s fought by other people on someone else’s soil, Americans can live with perpetual conflict.
Official secrecy doesn’t just shield high-ranking officials from the personal embarrassment that comes with taking the term “embedded” too literally.
If Wall Street doesn’t get Mother Nature’s hint, it will become the entire world’s tragedy.
Median family income is sliding, the social safety net is tattered, and only the top 5 percent are making any real monetary headway.
The cell phone has become the instrument of choice for tracking your every move.
Texas won’t accept your student ID for voting, but your gun permit will do just fine.
While John Roberts may be a remarkably malevolent force in American jurisprudence, he’s no dope.
Americans who want to know what caused Haiti’s devastation need to look in the mirror.
The United States has invested big time in roads, but not rails.