The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Hard pill to swallow: The truth behind the gaffe

Liberal pundit Michael Kinsley once remarked that a political gaffe is what happens when a...

Bound to repeat it: The late American empire?

There he would encounter familiar amenities and safeguards: top-notch sanitation and running...

Resistance is futile: Western protest won#039;t help Tibet

A story on CNN last Tuesday stated that President Bush has yet to decide which portions of the...

Fighting Dutchman: Wilders battles radical Islam

If Islamic extremists delighted in Sept. 11, they must now be even more pleased by our waning...

Crash-n-burn Clinton

Traditionally, when politicians realize that they no longer have a chance at winning a race-in...

Emerson foodcart a giant flop

Only an extremely meticulous guide to Boston eateries would include the Emerson Cafe's summer...

Debacle as oracle: Learning from Iraq

There have been missteps. At this point, maybe, they're irreversible.,Against a backdrop of ...

4,000 US dead in Iraq: Marking a grim milestone

Five years after coalition forces stormed and seized Baghdad, the conflict still lacks what...

Our unknown soldiers, revealed

When the U.S. death toll in Iraq passed 4,000, I started considering the human cost of war. How...

Glass jaw, hollow man: Irreparably flawed Obama

With a spate of scandals breaking over his head and the press finally scrutinizing his atypical...

Picture imperfect: Iconic photos obscure the truth

Many Emersonians plan to make a career out of capturing images; whether through filmmaking or...

Insignificant Nader

While many believed Sen. John McCain would be this year's most decrepit presidential candidate,...

Giving it their worst: The Clintons#039; racial rhetoric

Although she is behind in delegates even after Tuesday's victories in Texas and Ohio, the former...

Space crunch strains Emerson

In 2006, Emerson officially opened the Piano Row Residence Hall and closed the West Side of...

Barack the borrower

Clinton's specious assertion that Obama lifted lines from Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's...