Brian, we hardly knew ya

by Bill Press -- It's sad to see a good man fall from grace. Nobody rejoices in seeing NBC anchor Brian Williams suspended for six months without pay. But nobody doubts he more…

Bar unvaccinated kids from public places!

by Bill Press -- Politics is a funny business. And totally unpredictable. Just when it looks like some politician is riding high, you never know what unexpected event might trip them up. more…

Netanyahu joins Republican Party

by Bill Press -- It should never cease to amaze us when smart people do dumb things. But one of the dumbest we've seen in a long time is Speaker John Boehner's more…

The new Congress: Let Boehner be Boehner

by Bill Press -- "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco more…

Obama's bold new Cuba policy

by Bill Press -- It takes a lot to shake the jaded White House press corps. So when I walked into the briefing room Thursday and a reporter friend greeted me with more…

Who will be held responsible for torture?

by Bill Press -- We've never seen anything like it. Reporters almost ran out of adjectives for the kinds of torture carried out by the CIA, as described in the Senate Intelligence more…

Black men: Beware of police officers

by Bill Press -- It's one of the best-known lines of any English-language poet – Robert Burns' reflection on the upper-class church lady who doesn't realize there's a louse crawling around on more…