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Italian Tomatoes- a show about current events from an Italian-American perspective, pragmatic and skeptical. My politics are center-right, but I respect all points of view.

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Tonight's Independence Day show will take a look at America's exceptional legacy. The founders of the United States created a nation that coded the ideals of liberty, tolerance and enlightenment into the country's DNA- impulses that... more

Tonight we take a look at the perplexing phenomenon of Hillary Rodham Clinton. She grew up in a nice Republican suburban neighborhood, and actually campaigned for Nixon and Goldwater in the early 1960's. She moved steadily left... more

We will take a look at the results of Great Britain's 2015 General Election, which is widely expected to result in a "hung" Parliament where no party commands a majority. The projected strength of the Scottish Nationalist Party, which wants... more

When talk began in earnest about a Jeb Bush presidential candidacy for 2016, former First Lady Barbara Bush was noticeably cool about the idea. Alas, she eventually changed her mind. But as veteran test takers know, it is usually wise... more

Two recent events have put the decline in today's academic world in stunning perspective- the fake rape story at the University of Virginia and the cancellation by the University of Michigan of a screening of "American Sniper". The... more

IBM has been the bellwether par excellence for the modern American corporation. Under the founding Watson dynasty, which ruled the roost between 1914 and 1971, it reached the pinnacle of industrial success and then blazed a path... more

Join us for live coverage of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's historic speech before Congress. The event has intensified the debate about the potential threat from Iran's nuclea program, and is generating a good deal of discussion... more

Thanks to the role of money in politics, the race for the presidency is a two year event that tests a candidate's stamina, finances, response under media fire (if Republican) and ability to get different factions of his or her party on board. We... more

The terrible murders at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris sent a tremor though the civilized world. They undermine the narrative that the war on terror is some bizarre invention perpetrated by the Bush Administration, a favorite lefty... more