As I See It

As I See It by Cynthia Tucker

November 22, 2014

Cliff Huxtable and Bill Cosby Are No Longer the Same Man

Until last week, TV Land allowed me a pleasant half-hour escape to a heartwarming, 1980s-era comedy that featured an affluent black family living in Brooklyn, New York, the Huxtables. Anchored by well-educated, professional parents -- the father an obstetrician, the mother an attorney -- the family featured five... continue

November 15, 2014

Climate Change Is Our Most Pressing Issue

The bone-rattling cold settling in over much of the country has given science skeptics a bit more fodder for their campaign of doubt and disinformation: Climate change is a hoax, they say. Didn't you feel that pre-Thanksgiving freeze? Their deliberate misunderstanding doesn't alter the facts. The... continue

November 08, 2014

Broad Prosperity for America Seems Increasingly Out of Reach

As Democrats lick their wounds from last week's electoral bloodbath, political analysts are poring over exit data to discern the message in the Republicans' resounding victory. Are voters unhappy with President Obama? Clearly. But the underlying dissatisfaction abroad in the land centers around the... continue

November 01, 2014

Obamacare Is Here to Stay

You've heard of Obamacare, right? It's that disastrous, costly and intrusive policy that President Obama and his fellow Democrats rammed down the throats of Congress back in 2010 -- a failed plan that conservative Republicans have pledged to "repeal and replace." According to its critics, it... continue

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