In remembering Newtown, only one thing matters

The Red Sox and Yankees wore insigniae commemorating the Newtown massacre and observed a moment's silence.  It was a virtually meaningless gesture.  There's only one thing that will help. And that's to do at a national level a deal like that agreed on  yesterday by Connecticut lawmakers. Although crime is generally down, in recent years, mass killings …

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John Kerry gets real

Something is happening with John Kerry. The state’s senior senator seems to be finding his real voice. He is coming across as authentic, not usually a word traditionally associated with him. Maybe losing the Presidency in 2004 has freed him to speak out without seeming to weigh the political consequences of each and every word …

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