Goodbye, 2013, we won't miss you

by Marta Mossburg -- If 2013 were a beauty pageant, it would be the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. If it were a movie, it would be "Titanic." If it were a song, more…

On selfies and Shackleton

by Marta Mossburg -- Leadership can mean many things to many people. But it's absence is obvious, as it was with President Barack Obama, Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and British Prime more…

Zero tolerance for common sense

by Marta Mossburg -- Parody is now reality when it comes to guns in public schools. In the name of preventing violence since the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., last December, schools more…

Repackaged, but not redeemed

by Marta Mossburg -- "His redemption is your redemption." That is the Daily Beast's spot-on satirical assessment of Anthony Weiner's campaign ad for New York City mayor. But it also is the more…

Before and after Kermit Gosnell

by Marta Mossburg -- Twenty years from now I'm betting historians will look back and classify the modern abortion debate into two time periods: before Kermit Gosnell and after. The Philadelphia doctor more…

Feminist theories offer cold comfort at 40

by Marta Mossburg -- Feminists could not have created a better foil for themselves than Susan Patton. She is the woman who sent a letter to the Daily Princetonian in March advising more…

America's surveillance society

by Marta Mossburg -- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul last week filibustered the confirmation of John Brennan for Central Intelligence Agency director over the fine points of drone use on American citizens. He more…