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      ECONOMY
  • October 5, 2014 -- "Obamacare Haters Still Hurting Public" -- in South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original | Original (with ad) | Photo
          • October 6, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 8, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News
  • September 20, 2014 -- "Democratic Messages To Avoid Wave Election: A Ten-Point Plan" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original
          • September 24, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • August 15, 2014 -- "How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • July 9, 2014 -- "Michigan, Nation Must Look At North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora of RWA | Original
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted on PR Newswire | PDF
  • June 2, 2014 -- "Conyers’ Legacy Continues With Push For Jobs By Congress" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | DOC
          • June 3, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • June 2, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • January 28, 2014 -- "Jobs: Boehner-McConnell Hypocrisy Blocks Obama-Conyers Action" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of RWA | Original
          • January 30, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • February 10, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • June 26, 2013 -- "Obama’s Second Term Agenda—Letting America Know" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Shona Paige of RWA | Original
  • May 22, 2013 -- "Benghazi-IRS-Leaks -- WHAT ABOUT JOBS??" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- Bob and Nakia Gladden argue that the current jobs crisis is a much bigger issue than the manufactured scandals in Washington the media is transfixed on | Original | PDF | Michigan Chronicle has been named #1 African American newspaper six times in last 12 years by the National Newspaper Association
          • May 29, 2013 -- Reprinted in Michigan Chronicle
          • May 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Reader Supported News
          • August 20, 2013 -- Reprinted on Congressman John Conyers's web page | JPG | PDF
  • January 24, 2013 -- "Debt Ceiling Games—Court Could End Leverage" -- in The Hill -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original
          • February 1, 2013 -- Reprinted in Michigan Chronicle | PDF
          • January 25, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • January 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • January 8, 2013 -- "Boehner puts country before politics" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original
  • September 13, 2012 -- "Boehner, Hero? If He Deals on the Sequester and the Fiscal Cliff" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and Sadiq Ahmed of RWA | Reprinted on PR Newswire
  • September 12, 2012 -- "Dem Convention Absence Shows John Edwards’ Real Tragedy: Poverty On The Back Burner" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner, John Horton, and Richard Mann of RWA
  • August 10, 2012 -- "Brazil is zooming ahead on ethanol" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA | Original
  • June 15, 2012 -- "The Myth Of The Postal Service’s Finances" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA
  • May 9, 2012 -- "Food Stamp Myth Busting" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Dr. Carol Olander and Robert Weiner RWA
  • March 6, 2012 -- "Study of Humanities A Key to U.S. Economic Success" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | DOC | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | HTML | Original
  • February 1, 2012 -- "Why Do Conservatives Vote Against Their Own Interests?" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | Original
          • Reprinted in Oped News
  • September 12, 2011 -- Comments on "Perry, Romney, and Social Security” -- in The Wall Street Journal Review and Outlook -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 21, 2011 -- "Waffling AARP: Medicare, Social Security at Risk" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA | DOCX | DOC
  • August 21, 2011 -- "Our View: Cutting Medicare benefits will cost the nation" -- in The Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • August 10, 2011 -- "Still wanting to 'Make Obama A Better President'" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • July 8, 2011 -- "Debt Ceiling: End Hoover-Style “Trickle Down Economics” To Pay Off Nation’s Debt" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org, featured on front page
  • February 3, 2011 -- "We Should Know Whom We Owe: Disclose Saudi Loans To US" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA
          • Reprinted in The Chicago Tribune | Original
  • December 23, 2010 -- "Commentary: Social Security's future at risk with new tax deal" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org as lead article | PNG
  • November 21, 2010 -- "The Great Tax Cut Debate - Myths and Facts" -- in Truthout -- featured analysis & top of front page -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena of RWA
          • Original | Truthout newsletter with 260,000 subscribers with Weiner/Saxena article as lead
  • October 29, 2010 -- "Tax Cut Debate: Myths and Facts" -- in The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena of RWA
  • August 17, 2010 -- "Commentary: U.S. Needs Stars' Attention Too; TNSOLs in Tinseltown Show Need to Help Homeless; Local Groups Would Benefit from Hollywood Charity" -- in The Hollywood Reporter -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA | as printed (PDF)
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org .
  • June 26, 2010 -- "Hands Off Social Security: There are better ways to cut the national debt" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA | Original | HTML | DOC |
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • July 14, 2010 -- Personal Erskine Bowles handwritten letter re our Palm Beach Post (& reprinted in Truthout) social security oped. Bowles is chairman of the Presidential Deficit Commission.
  • August 20, 2009 -- “Nationwide Tuition Freeze Could Restore U.S. To #1; Don’t Just Cap College Tuitions – Freeze Them" -- in The New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • July 5, 2009 -- “Renters Across America Need More Help from Congress" -- in The New York Daily News -- by Robert Weiner of RWA and Edward I. Koch, former mayor of New York City and member of Congress; assisted by Zoe Pagonis and Bridget Mora
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • May 29, 2008 -- "War Spending Furthers al-Qaida Goal of Undermining U.S. Economy" -- in The Billings (MT) Gazette -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • September 3, 2007 -- WAMU/NPR Labor Day White House Economic Myths Debunked -- commentary by Robert Weiner, aired during “The Kojo Nnamdi Show”
  • August 16, 2007 -- "Presidential Economics--Myths And Facts" -- in The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • October 6, 2006 -- "Dow ‘record’ isn’t quite what it seems" -- in The Washington Examiner -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA

    SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, AND PENSIONS
  • September 12, 2011 -- Comments on "Perry, Romney, and Social Security” -- in The Wall Street Journal Review and Outlook -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 21, 2011 -- "Waffling AARP: Medicare, Social Security at Risk" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA | DOCX | DOC
  • August 21, 2011 -- "Our View: Cutting Medicare benefits will cost the nation" -- in The Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • August 10, 2011 -- "Still wanting to 'Make Obama A Better President'" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • July 8, 2011 -- "Debt Ceiling: End Hoover-Style “Trickle Down Economics” To Pay Off Nation’s Debt" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org, featured on front page
  • December 23, 2010 - "Commentary: Social Security's future at risk with new tax deal" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org as lead article | PNG
  • December 17, 2010 -- "Steny Hoyer weighs in on Social Security" -- in The Washington Post -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 26, 2010 -- "Hands Off Social Security: There are better ways to cut the national debt" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA | Original | HTML | DOC |
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • July 14, 2010 -- Personal Erskine Bowles handwritten letter re our Palm Beach Post (& reprinted in Truthout) social security oped. Bowles is chairman of the Presidential Deficit Commission.
  • June 23, 2010 -- "Fix court's trashing of anti-age discrimination act" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan of RWA
  • August 3, 2008 -- "Don’t Reform Social Security -- Fix Medicare" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • February 25, 2005 -- "White House Social Security 'fact sheet' is anything but" -- in The Tallahassee Democrat and Senior Journal -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
          • Reprinted by Office of the Majority Leader Steny Hoyer | Original
  • December 29, 2005 -- "PENSION REFORM: Protect workers from losing earned benefits" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • November 1, 2003 -- "Social Security: We need Pepper's courage now" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner of RWA

    NATIONAL HEALTH
  • October 5, 2014 -- "Obamacare Haters Still Hurting Public" -- in South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original | Original (with ad) | Photo
          • October 6, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 8, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News
  • September 17, 2014 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation’s Mortality Rate; Fund Cancer Research To Keep Breakthroughs Coming" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Patricia Berg, Tom Sherman, and Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
          • September 17, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • March 4, 2014 -- "Commentary: Obama Needs New Health Plea for Youth as March 31 Deadline Approaches" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of RWA | PDF | As Printed (PDF) | Original
  • July 27, 2013 -- "Resist Push To Repeal Or Cripple Affordable Care Act: Claude Pepper’s 1989 National Health Repeal Lesson" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | PDF | Original
          • Quoted by TWC Central
          • July 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • April 11, 2013 -- "You Can't Sequester Cancer" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA | DOC
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • July 18, 2012 -- "Editorial: Health Decision Dangers: Are the New Deal and Great Society at Risk?" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • June 18, 2012 -- "Bush v Gore Has Lessons for Us” -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | DOC | Original
  • April 18, 2012 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Detroit, Nation" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA | Original
  • March 28, 2012 -- "N.C. Lagging on insurance for autism" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora of RWA | As printed
  • October 5, 2011 -- "Hope for the Health Care Bill? Bad Signs from the Court" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
          • October 6, 2011 -- "Why is Obama Administration So Confident the Health Care Act Will Pass Court Muster" -- reprinted in Truthout, front page
  • February 17, 2011 -- "Budget Cuts Threaten Cancer Breakthroughs" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner, Patricia Berg and James Lewis of RWA
  • November 23, 2010 -- "Prescription for Safety with Prescription Drugs" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena of RWA | Original
  • April 19, 2010 -- "'Failure' is the Wrong Diagnosis" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA
          • Reprinted by Friends of Cancer Research
  • January 13, 2010 -- "The Epidemic Continues: Confronting AIDS Pandemic Obama’s Newest Dilemma As White House Strategy Imminent" -- in The New York Observer -- by Ed Koch, Robert Weiner, and Jordan Osserman
  • October 9, 2009 -- "On Pelosi Power: Public Option Still Viable" -- in The San Francisco Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Rebecca Vander Linde of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • Short version: "On Pelosi Power: Public Option Still Viable"
  • September 18, 2009 -- "The Politics Of Health Care Reform" -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • August 12, 2009 -- "Health Reform Opposition A Tangled Web Of Vested Interests: Insurance Industry Isn’t On Patients’ Side" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Jordan Osserman of RWA
  • August 7, 2009 -- "The Prognosis For Health Reform" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jordan Osserman of RWA | PDF
          • Reprinted in OpEdNews
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • April 18, 2009 -- “Getting Closer To Controlling Cancer” -- in The Denver Post and Denverpost.Com -- by Robert Weiner, Patricia Berg, and Paulette Garthoff of RWA
  • June 14, 2008 -- "Health-care Truth" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA | Listen on-line | Listen to original
  • April 18, 2008 -- "Too Few Funds to Fight Cancer in US" -- in The San Diego Union-Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Patricia Berg
  • July 6, 2007 -- "Help the Aged Avoid Nursing Homes—Congress Should Restore Funds for Home Health Care" -- in Newsday -- by Robert Weiner of RWA and Edward I. Koch, former mayor of New York City and member of Congress
  • November 5, 2005 -- "Now is not the time to cut research budgets" -- in Chicago Sun-Times -- by Patricia E. Berg

    OIL PRICES
  • August 10, 2012 -- "Brazil is zooming ahead on ethanol" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA | Original
  • February 3, 2011 -- "We Should Know Whom We Owe: Disclose Saudi Loans To US" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA
          • Reprinted in The Chicago Tribune | Original
  • October 31, 2007 -- "Gas Price Gouging – Call it Like It Is" -- in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • November 2, 2006 -- "Election, economy and the price of gas" -- in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • February 8, 2006 -- "Tax Big Oil's Huge Profits -- Drivers Exploited by Corporate Greed" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA -- Word version

    IRAQ
  • September 20, 2014 -- "Democratic Messages To Avoid Wave Election: A Ten-Point Plan" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original
          • September 24, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • August 10, 2010 -- "If Troops Are Pulling Out, Where Are The Parades?" -- in The Orlando Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • May 29, 2008 -- "War Spending Furthers al-Qaida Goal of Undermining U.S. Economy" -- in The Billings (MT) Gazette -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • March 24, 2008 -- "Fear Factor and Iraq" -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • December 24, 2007 -- "Let's Not Spread Democracy" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • July 5, 2007 -- "Plan could extricate U.S. from Iraq" -- in The Wichita Eagle -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • June 30, 2005 -- "Saddam's Secrets" -- in The Boston Globe -- by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal of RWA -- cited by Tucker Carlson on MSNBC "The Situation with Tucker Carlson" as "one of the best three opeds in the country" and "first up"
  • July 18, 2004 -- "Terror's next battleground?" -- in The Jerusalem Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jay Jacob Wind of RWA (letter)

    ADDITIONAL FOREIGN POLICY: AFGHANISTAN, IRAN, PAKISTAN, AND MIDDLE EAST
  • November 6, 2014 -- "The myth of ‘training’ to fight ISIS" -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay -- in The Washington Times | Original
  • May 8, 2013 -- "Hillary Clinton's Middle East Peace Save" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | DOC
  • February 1, 2012 -- "Robert Weiner Says Not Just Any President Would Have Taken Out Bin Laden" -- by Gabrielle Pickard -- in TopSecretWriters.com | Original
  • January 22, 2012 -- "'Any President Would Have Done' The Same As Obama? Romney’s Remark About Ordering Raid on bin Laden is Wrong: Ask Bush about Tora Bora" -- in The Naples Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original online | Original Hard Copy as published (PDF)
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org (PDF) | Original
  • February 3, 2011 -- "We Should Know Whom We Owe: Disclose Saudi Loans To US" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA
          • Reprinted in The Chicago Tribune | Original
  • December 29, 2010 -- "Iran: Nuclear Weapons or Peaceful Energy? -- in OpEd News -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA | Original
  • December 24, 2010 -- "Osama bin Laden is dead: Maybe CIA can get confirmation from 'SNL'" -- in The Washington Times, LEAD oped -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA
          • December 23, 2010 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • June 8, 2010 -- "Afghanistan's troubles far from over -- Drug production: Ignored by government, funding our enemies -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
          • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Response to the Afghanistan op-ed
  • February 15, 2010 -- "Contain Somalia’s Piracy to Spare Spread to Yemen" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan of RWA
  • March 13, 2009 -- "Banking: Stop Flow of Funds that Underwrite Terrorism New Afghan Strategy? Follow the Money" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Paulette Garthoff of RWA
  • January 19, 2008 -- "Pakistan, Terrorism and Drugs" -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • January 14, 2008 -- "No plan to fight Taliban, al Qaeda" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA | as HTML
  • October 27, 2006 -- "We need a Plan Afghanistan" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • June 9, 2005 -- "Afghanistan: U.S. ally becomes top opium supplier" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Emma Dick of RWA
  • June 11, 2004 -- "Afghanistan: Eradicate Poppy Fields, Terror Funding" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Jeffrey Buchanan of RWA

    CUBA
  • June 14, 2004 -- "Post-Fidel fantasy fails to factor in Raul Castro" -- in Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Minneapolis Star Tribune and Cox Newspapers -- by Robert Weiner and Jeffrey Buchanan of RWA
  • June 6, 2004 -- "Life After Fidel Will Mean Raul" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post and Cox Newspapers -- by Robert Weiner and Jeffrey Buchanan of RWA

    BURMA
  • January 31, 2010 -- "How Free Is Burma's Suu Kyi? Laundered Money From Drugs That Go Through Hawaii Helps Keep Burma's Junta In Power" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA | PDF
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
  • July 29, 2007 -- "Burma -- another Darfur? The country tumbles into chaos while drug traffickers ship their wares to Hawaii, where crystal meth is highly profitable" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA

    COLOMBIA AND SOUTH AMERICA
  • December 28, 2013 -- "Gen. McCaffrey’s role in Plan Colombia" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • January 3, 2011 -- "Chilean Miners' Lesson Is Hillary's Latin American Challenge" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Caitlin Harrison of RWA
  • July 8, 2009 -- "Trade Deal Would Reduce Drug Flow" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Colombian Ambassador to U.S. letter commending oped
  • December 30, 2004 -- "Fix Colombia's economy to break drug trade" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and Dino Manalis of RWA
  • March 13, 2002 -- "The Colombian Coca Crop" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)

    SURVEILLANCE, INTELLIGENCE, AND TORTURE
  • October 10, 2014 -- "Drones Spare Troops, Have Powerful Impact; Liberals And Conservatives Both Should Support Them" -- in San Diego Union-Tribune -- by Robert Weiner & Tom Sherman of RWA | Original
  • September 8, 2009 -- "Is the CIA's excessive secrecy near an end?" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and Jordan Osserman of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • Reprinted in George Mason University's History News Network
  • March 14, 2008 -- "Tortured Logic: Bush Veto of Bill Blocking Torture and McCain’s Tortured Logic and Flip-Flop Damage U.S. Leadership Worldwide, Should Be Central Presidential Campaign Issue" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • October 14, 2007 -- "Judge Rejects the Rule of Fear: We have to Fight the Doublethink and Unfettered Surveillance of the Patriot Act – Orwell in 2007" -- in The Oregonian -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • September 27, 2007 -- "Mukasey Should Apply Watergate Lessons to Justice Department" -- in The Washington Examiner -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • August 1, 2005 -- "Closing a Prison Won't Put an End to the Torture" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and Emma Dick of RWA
  • July 12, 2003 -- "Intelligence Failures Lead to Cover-Ups" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner of RWA

  • POLITICS / GOVERNMENT
  • December 19, 2014 -- "Congressional Orientation on Bipartisan Legislation Could Stop Gridlock" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of RWA | Original
  • December 10, 2014 -- "Prosecute The Prosecutors: A Way To Justice In Staten Island, Ferguson, Cleveland" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • November 21, 2014 -- "New Pope has opportunity to end Church coverup of child abuse: Guest viewpoint" -- in Masslive.com, web site of Springfield Republican newspaper in Massachusetts comments -- by Robert Weiner and Florian Prommer of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • November 17, 2014 -- "Democrats’ National Silence Was Deafening" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA
          • Original in The Michigan Chronicle
          • Reprinted in Atlanta Daily World
          • Reprinted in New Pittsburgh Courier Online
          • Reprinted in Chicago Defender
          • Reprinted in Truthout | PDF
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
  • October 26, 2014 -- "Gerrymandering: A Plague On Both Our Parties, Hits 3rd District Hard" -- in Virginian-Pilot -- by Robert Weiner and Tom Sherman of RWA | Original
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Vote November 4: Defeat Suppression Of Minorities, Youth, Workers" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay of RWA | Original
          • October 21, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 26, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News | includes state-by-state analysis
  • October 5, 2014 -- "Obamacare Haters Still Hurting Public" -- in South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original | Original (with ad) | Photo
          • October 6, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 8, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News
  • September 20, 2014 -- "Democratic Messages To Avoid Wave Election: A Ten-Point Plan" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original
          • September 24, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • August 15, 2014 -- "How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • July 9, 2014 -- "Michigan, Nation Must Look At North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora of RWA | Original
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted on PR Newswire | PDF
  • January 28, 2014 -- "Jobs: Boehner-McConnell Hypocrisy Blocks Obama-Conyers Action" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of RWA | Original
          • January 30, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • February 10, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • October 24, 2013 -- "Hillary Clinton’s Lessons From 2008 Put Her In The Driver’s Seat " -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA
  • August 27, 2013 -- "Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief: Baltimore's Elijah Cummings is the voice of reason on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the chief restraint on chairman Darrell Issa" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | Original | As printed (PDF) | Front cover (PDF) | Cummings's photo (PDF)
          • September 1, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • August 28, 2013 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
          • August 26, 2013 -- "Must Read: Cummings is the voice of reason on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee" -- tweeted by House OversightDems @OversightDems
  • July 27, 2013 -- "Resist Push To Repeal Or Cripple Affordable Care Act: Claude Pepper’s 1989 National Health Repeal Lesson" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | PDF | Original
          • Quoted by TWC Central
          • July 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • June 26, 2013 -- "Obama’s Second Term Agenda—Letting America Know" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Shona Paige of RWA | Original
  • June 7, 2013 -- "Chris Christie’s Illusion of Bipartisanship" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | Original
          • June 21, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • August 15, 2013 -- Excepted in Democrats Press -- Quotes Robert Weiner & Nakia Gladden of RWA | Original
  • May 22, 2013 -- "Benghazi-IRS-Leaks -- WHAT ABOUT JOBS??" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- Bob and Nakia Gladden argue that the current jobs crisis is a much bigger issue than the manufactured scandals in Washington the media is transfixed on | Original | PDF | Michigan Chronicle has been named #1 African American newspaper six times in last 12 years by the National Newspaper Association
          • May 29, 2013 -- Reprinted in Michigan Chronicle
          • May 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Reader Supported News
          • August 20, 2013 -- Reprinted on Congressman John Conyers's web page | JPG | PDF
  • May 8, 2013 -- "Hillary Clinton's Middle East Peace Save" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | DOC
  • March 21, 2013 -- "Congress Voting Rights Act Power Is In Constitution; Ginsburg And Gingrich Agree; If Court Cuts It Down, Congress Should Re-Enact" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
          • March 24, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
  • February 1, 2013 -- "Ed Koch Was Candid, Funny, Studious; Conversations With Bella Abzug Legendary" -- in Oped News -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | PDF
  • January 8, 2013 -- "Boehner puts country before politics" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original
  • October 12, 2012 -- "Obama Can Come Back After First Debate Debacle" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA -- Commentary front page, lead oped under Commentary masthead, print edition, Monday, Oct. 15; online Oct. 12 | Original | Front page image
  • September 13, 2012 -- "Boehner, Hero? If He Deals on the Sequester and the Fiscal Cliff" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and Sadiq Ahmed of RWA | Reprinted on PR Newswire
  • September 12, 2012 -- "Dem Convention Absence Shows John Edwards’ Real Tragedy: Poverty On The Back Burner" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner, John Horton, and Richard Mann of RWA | Reprinted on PR Newswire
  • July 22, 2012 -- "Rep. Conyers still keeps a very busy schedule" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • July 15, 2012 -- "Think Political Conventions Don’t Matter? Think Again" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | Original
  • June 29, 2012 -- "Conyers active on constituents’ behalf" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | As submitted
  • June 18, 2012 -- "Bush v Gore Has Lessons for Us” -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | DOC | Original
  • May 9, 2012 -- "Food Stamp Myth Busting" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Dr. Carol Olander and Robert Weiner RWA
  • February 1, 2012 -- "Why Do Conservatives Vote Against Their Own Interests?" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | Original
          • Reprinted in Oped News
  • November 30, 2011 -- "Pandering and Hypocrisy Dressed Up as Religion" -- in Truthout.org -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
  • October 5, 2011 -- "Hope for the Health Care Bill? Bad Signs from the Court" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
          • October 6, 2011 -- "Why is Obama Administration So Confident the Health Care Act Will Pass Court Muster" -- reprinted in Truthout, front page
  • August 10, 2011 -- "Still wanting to 'Make Obama A Better President'" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • February 18, 2011 -- "Youth vote helped elect Obama; Will it be as important in 2012?" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and Caitlin Harrison of RWA
  • February 2, 2011 -- "Judging The Judges Needed - The Lesson Of The Impeachment Of Porteous" -- in Oped News -- by Robert Weiner and Alicia Briançon of RWA | As published
  • September 14, 2010 -- "Weiner, Battaglia & Merksamer: Drive to Win Trumps Good Governance" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner, Jonathan Battaglia and Noah Merksamer | Original | PDF
          • Chart with Key Votes and Party Breakdown since 1935 -- in Roll Call -- by RWA
          • Headlined in Truthout
  • September 1, 2010 -- "Free for all" -- in Appalachian Mountain Club’s Outdoors -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • August 27, 2010 -- "Palin snub cannot hide Ehrlich's ultra-conservative record" -- in The Gazette -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • July 14, 2010 -- "Waive Entrance Fees At National Parks" -- in The Arizona Republic -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • July 6, 2010 -- "An Overlooked Success Story at Piscataway Park; Environmental Victory at Home Elbowed Out by Gulf Disaster"" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • August 12, 2009 -- "Non-Obama Factor a Wild Card in 2010" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Comments received by The Des Moines Register
  • July 9, 2009 -- "Time for NASA to Dream Big Again" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • July 8, 2009 -- "Trade Deal Would Reduce Drug Flow" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • July 6, 2009 -- "NASA's Weak Dream" -- in Orlando Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • November 17, 2008 -- "A Six-Point Plan to Restore Respect for Congress" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 4, 2008 -- "McCain is a Maverick No More" -- in Minneapolis Star Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • April 3, 2008 -- "The Rise of the Democrats – Extended Campaign Could Help" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • March 16, 2008 -- "Debunking Conventional Wisdom" -- in The Denver Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • October 31, 2007 -- "Gas Price Gouging – Call it Like It Is" -- in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • July 31, 2007 -- "It's Time to End Or Reduce The Cloture Clog" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • July 4, 2007 -- "Being an American Means Raising and Answering Questions" -- Commentary on WAMU/NPR -– by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 21, 2006 -- "The GOP Spins on Impeachment" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner of RWA -- as printed DOC | PDF
  • November 15, 2005 -- "Democrats Need Clear Message in ’06" -- in Daily Hampshire Gazette -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 21, 2007 -- "Reflections After the Killings" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jay Jacob Wind of RWA (letter)
  • April 13, 2004 -- "A new curriculum at Pepperdine" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • March 14, 2004 -- "Key for Kerry is to look, act Presidential -- in the The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 11, 2003 -- "It's the Media, Stupid" -- in AdWeek -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 23, 2003 -- "The dwindling youth vote: Where will it be in 2004?" -- in The Christian Science Monitor -- by Robert Weiner and Amy Rieth -- placed by RWA -- includes video coverage by C-SPAN

    CRIME, DRUGS, GUNS, AND PRISONS
  • October 27, 2014 -- "Marijuana Legalization and Harm Reduction — The Myths and the Politics" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original | PDF
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Major League Baseball Continues To Balk On Player Drug Use -- Drugged World Series Stars?" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Bob Weiner and Florian Prommer of RWA | Original
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org | PDF
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • July 3, 2012 -- "U.S. must boost drug-war aid to stop the cartels" -- in The Arizona Republic -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA | Original
  • April 24, 2011 -- "Bonds And Ramirez Just Tip Of Sports Drugs Iceberg" -- in The Springfield Republican -- by Robert Weiner | Original
  • November 23, 2010 -- "Prescription for Safety with Prescription Drugs" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena of RWA | Original
  • October 16, 2010 -- "Prison Drug Treatment Would Reverse Overcrowding and Reduce Crime, Recidivism, Budgets" -- in The Chicago Sun-Times -- by Robert Weiner and Daphne Baille
  • July 4, 2010 -- "Why no legal action against the parents?" -- in Ventura County Star -- by Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • June 8, 2010 -- "Afghanistan's troubles far from over -- Drug production: Ignored by government, funding our enemies -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
          • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Response to the Afghanistan op-ed
  • May 30, 2010 -- "Weiner, Battaglia: Make meth ingredients prescription-only" -- in The State, South Carolina’s largest newspaper— a McClatchy paper -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • October 23, 2009 -- "Marijuana laws up in smoke? Lax enforcement of medical uses could be a beginning" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 27, 2009 -- "Drug war's wrong focus -- When it comes to treatment, the White House should double the money" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • July 8, 2009 -- "Trade Deal Would Reduce Drug Flow" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Colombian Ambassador to U.S. letter commending oped
  • June 18, 2009 -- “Drugs Have Not 'Won The War,' Legalization Would Be Catastrophe” -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 22, 2007 -- Rebuttal: "The War (on Drugs) Is Not Lost" -- in The Washington Post -– by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 21, 2007 -- "Reflections After the Killings" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jay Jacob Wind of RWA (letter)
  • July 29, 2007 -- "Burma -- another Darfur? The country tumbles into chaos while drug traffickers ship their wares to Hawaii, where crystal meth is highly profitable" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • December 17, 2006 -- "Prison drug treatment can curb violent crime resurgence" -- in The Buffalo News -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • August 30, 2006 - "NIDA Director’s Op-ed Neglects Reduced Funding’s Impact on Surging Crime" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • March 7, 2006 -- "On Melloan’s 'Our Unwinnable War Against Drugs'" -- in The Wall Street Journal -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA (letter)
  • July 26, 2005 -- "Deadly cuts in anti-crime funds" -- in Philadelphia Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal of RWA
  • July 24, 2005 -- "Drug Crisis: State Needs Meth Law That Makes Some Sense" -- in Richmond Times-Dispatch -- by Robert Weiner, Emma Dick, and Dino Manalis of RWA
  • December 30, 2004 -- "Fix Colombia's economy to break drug trade" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and Dino Manalis of RWA
  • September 22, 2004 -- "City Can't Retreat in War on Drugs" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • July 2, 2003 -- "Canada, Maryland Going to Pot" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Amy Rieth of RWA
  • May 20, 2002 -- "Is the Anti-Drug Ad Campaign Really a Turkey?" -- in The Wall Street Journal -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • May 10, 2002 -- "Europe's Liberalized Drug Policy" - in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • March 13, 2002 -- "The Colombian Coca Crop" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • December 31, 2001 -- "The Terror of the Drug Trade: 52,000 a year die from drugs" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 27, 2001 -- "The (Drug) Money Trail" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)

  • OLYMPICS, SPORTS, AND DRUGS
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Major League Baseball Continues To Balk On Player Drug Use -- Drugged World Series Stars?" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Bob Weiner and Florian Prommer of RWA | Original
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org | PDF
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • September 1, 2012 -- "A one-sided view of the Lance Armstrong case -- in Free For All, Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 10, 2012 -- "Brazil is zooming ahead on ethanol" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA | Original
  • July 31, 2012 -- "Romney's Olympic Secrets Belie Management Skills -- Records Show Athlete Doping Hidden, Bid Kickbacks Cover-up, and Tax Dollars Claimed as Profits – No Model for Future Clean Olympics" -- in Oped News -- by Robert S. Weiner, Robin Campbell-Bennett, and Sadiq Ahmed of RWA | Original | DOC
          • August 10-12, 2012 -- Reprinted in CounterPunch | Original
  • April 24, 2011 -- "Bonds And Ramirez Just Tip Of Sports Drugs Iceberg" -- in The Springfield Republican -- by Robert Weiner | Original
  • December 29, 2010 -- "Expect Illegal Drugs at 2012 Olympics" -- in The Salt Lake Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Caitlin Harrison of RWA | DOC | Original
  • May 26, 2010 -- "All Athletes Should Face the Same Tough Drug Testing" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner and Yusuf M. Hassan of RWA | PDF
  • April 6, 2008 -- "Relocate Olympics, Don’t Boycott; China’s Tibet Murders Unacceptable, but World’s Athletes Must Not Pay -- in Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • November 29, 2007 -- "Bonds Should be 'Going, Going, Gone'" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • August 8, 2007 -- "Drug Court for Barry Bonds?" -- in The San Francisco Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Kate Berenato of RWA
  • February 20, 2007 -- "The Aging Athlete" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • August 2, 2006 -- "The Dream Of Pure Sport: Events at UNC Charlotte show clean competition can exist" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 10, 2006 -- "Loopholes in Olympics drug policy big enough to ski through" -- in Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • November 30, 2005 -- "Anti-doping Italy Should Stick to its Guns" -- in Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City UT) -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • July 14, 2005 -- "Baseball Thrown Out Of The Game" -- in The Examiner (Washington DC) -- by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal of RWA
  • December 12, 2004 -- "Baseball could learn from USA Track and Field" -- in The Indianapolis Star -- Commentary by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • July 20, 2004 -- "Doping could cost city the Olympics" -- in The New York Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • July 13, 2004 -- "Baseball solidly in last place on drugs" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • July 13, 2004 -- "Athletes don't run drug risks alone" -- in The Newark Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • April 6, 2004 -- "Drugs in Sport is worldwide problem, not just U.S." -- in Drugs In Sport -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 25, 2004 -- "Salt Lake tests show drugs in sports a worldwide problem" -- in The Salt Lake Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Colin Miller of RWA
  • July 13, 2003 -- "The Czar and the Jocks" -- in The New York Post -- by Robert Weiner and Colin Miller of RWA


    Weiner Public News
    OP-EDS PUBLISHED BY ROBERT WEINER CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DATE

  • CHRONOLOGICAL LIST:

      2014

  • December 19, 2014 -- "Congressional Orientation on Bipartisan Legislation Could Stop Gridlock" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of RWA | Original
  • December 10, 2014 -- "Prosecute The Prosecutors: A Way To Justice In Staten Island, Ferguson, Cleveland" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • November 21, 2014 -- "New Pope has opportunity to end Church coverup of child abuse: Guest viewpoint" -- in Masslive.com, web site of Springfield Republican newspaper in Massachusetts comments -- by Robert Weiner and Florian Prommer of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • November 17, 2014 -- "Democrats’ National Silence Was Deafening" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA
          • Original in The Michigan Chronicle
          • Reprinted in Atlanta Daily World
          • Reprinted in New Pittsburgh Courier Online
          • Reprinted in Chicago Defender
          • Reprinted in Truthout | PDF
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
  • November 6, 2014 -- "The myth of ‘training’ to fight ISIS" -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay -- in The Washington Times | Original
  • October 26, 2014 -- "Gerrymandering: A Plague On Both Our Parties, Hits 3rd District Hard" -- in Virginian-Pilot -- by Robert Weiner and Tom Sherman of RWA | Original
  • October 27, 2014 -- "Marijuana Legalization and Harm Reduction — The Myths and the Politics" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original | PDF
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Vote November 4: Defeat Suppression Of Minorities, Youth, Workers" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay of RWA | Original
          • October 21, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 26, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News | includes state-by-state analysis
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Major League Baseball Continues To Balk On Player Drug Use -- Drugged World Series Stars?" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Bob Weiner and Florian Prommer of RWA | Original
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org | PDF
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • October 10, 2014 -- "Drones Spare Troops, Have Powerful Impact; Liberals And Conservatives Both Should Support Them" -- in San Diego Union-Tribune -- by Robert Weiner & Tom Sherman of RWA | Original
  • October 5, 2014 -- "Obamacare Haters Still Hurting Public" -- in South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original | Original (with ad) | Photo
          • October 6, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 8, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News
  • September 20, 2014 -- "Democratic Messages To Avoid Wave Election: A Ten-Point Plan" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of RWA | Original
          • September 24, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • September 17, 2014 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation’s Mortality Rate; Fund Cancer Research To Keep Breakthroughs Coming" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Patricia Berg, Tom Sherman, and Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
          • September 17, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • August 15, 2014 -- "How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • July 9, 2014 -- "Michigan, Nation Must Look At North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora of RWA | Original
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted on PR Newswire | PDF
  • June 2, 2014 -- "Conyers’ Legacy Continues With Push For Jobs By Congress" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | DOC
          • June 3, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • June 2, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • March 4, 2014 -- "Commentary: Obama Needs New Health Plea for Youth as March 31 Deadline Approaches" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of RWA | PDF | As Printed (PDF) | Original
  • January 28, 2014 -- "Jobs: Boehner-McConnell Hypocrisy Blocks Obama-Conyers Action" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of RWA | Original
          • January 30, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • February 10, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF

      2013

  • December 28, 2013 -- "Gen. McCaffrey’s role in Plan Colombia" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • October 24, 2013 -- "Hillary Clinton’s Lessons From 2008 Put Her In The Driver’s Seat " -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA
  • August 27, 2013 -- "Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief: Baltimore's Elijah Cummings is the voice of reason on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the chief restraint on chairman Darrell Issa" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | Original | As printed (PDF) | Front cover (PDF) | Cummings's photo (PDF)
          • September 1, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • August 26, 2013 -- "Must Read: Cummings is the voice of reason on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee" -- tweeted by House OversightDems @OversightDems
          • August 28, 2013 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • July 27, 2013 -- "Resist Push To Repeal Or Cripple Affordable Care Act: Claude Pepper’s 1989 National Health Repeal Lesson" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | PDF | Original
          • Quoted by TWC Central
          • July 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • June 26, 2013 -- "Obama’s Second Term Agenda—Letting America Know" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Shona Paige of RWA | Original
  • June 7, 2013 -- "Chris Christie’s Illusion of Bipartisanship" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden of RWA | Original
          • June 21, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • August 15, 2013 -- Excepted in Democrats Press -- Quotes Robert Weiner & Nakia Gladden of RWA | Original
  • May 22, 2013 -- "Benghazi-IRS-Leaks -- WHAT ABOUT JOBS??" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- Bob and Nakia Gladden argue that the current jobs crisis is a much bigger issue than the manufactured scandals in Washington the media is transfixed on | Original | PDF | Michigan Chronicle has been named #1 African American newspaper six times in last 12 years by the National Newspaper Association
          • May 29, 2013 -- Reprinted in Michigan Chronicle
          • May 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Reader Supported News
          • August 20, 2013 -- Reprinted on Congressman John Conyers's web page | JPG | PDF
  • May 8, 2013 -- "Hillary Clinton's Middle East Peace Save" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | DOC
  • April 11, 2013 -- "You Can't Sequester Cancer" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA | DOC
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • March 21, 2013 -- "Congress Voting Rights Act Power Is In Constitution; Ginsburg And Gingrich Agree; If Court Cuts It Down, Congress Should Re-Enact" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
          • March 24, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
  • February 1, 2013 -- "Ed Koch Was Candid, Funny, Studious; Conversations With Bella Abzug Legendary" -- in Oped News -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | PDF
  • January 24, 2013 -- "Debt Ceiling Games—Court Could End Leverage" -- in The Hill -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original
          • February 1, 2013 -- Reprinted in Michigan Chronicle | PDF
          • January 25, 2013 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • January 30, 2013 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • January 8, 2013 -- "Boehner puts country before politics" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original

    2012

  • October 12, 2012 -- "Obama Can Come Back After First Debate Debacle" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA -- Commentary front page, lead oped under Commentary masthead, print edition, Monday, Oct. 15; online Oct. 12 | Original | Front page image
  • September 13, 2012 -- "Boehner, Hero? If He Deals on the Sequester and the Fiscal Cliff" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and Sadiq Ahmed of RWA | Reprinted on PR Newswire
  • September 12, 2012 -- "Dem Convention Absence Shows John Edwards’ Real Tragedy: Poverty On The Back Burner" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner, John Horton, and Richard Mann of RWA | Reprinted on PR Newswire
  • September 1, 2012 -- "A one-sided view of the Lance Armstrong case -- in Free For All, Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 10, 2012 -- "Brazil is zooming ahead on ethanol" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA | Original
  • July 31, 2012 -- "Romney's Olympic Secrets Belie Management Skills -- Records Show Athlete Doping Hidden, Bid Kickbacks Cover-up, and Tax Dollars Claimed as Profits – No Model for Future Clean Olympics" -- in Oped News -- by Robert S. Weiner, Robin Campbell-Bennett, and Sadiq Ahmed of RWA | Original | DOC
          • August 10-12, 2012 -- Reprinted in CounterPunch | Original
  • July 22, 2012 -- "Rep. Conyers still keeps a very busy schedule" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • July 18, 2012 -- "Editorial: Health Decision Dangers: Are the New Deal and Great Society at Risk?" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • July 15, 2012 -- "Think Political Conventions Don’t Matter? Think Again" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | Original
  • July 3, 2012 -- "U.S. must boost drug-war aid to stop the cartels" -- in The Arizona Republic -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA | Original
  • June 18, 2012 -- "Bush v Gore Has Lessons for Us” -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | DOC | Original
  • June 15, 2012 -- "The Myth Of The Postal Service’s Finances" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA
  • May 9, 2012 -- "Food Stamp Myth Busting" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Dr. Carol Olander and Robert Weiner RWA
  • April 18, 2012 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Detroit, Nation" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA | Original
  • March 28, 2012 -- "N.C. Lagging on insurance for autism" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora of RWA | As printed
  • March 6, 2012 -- "Study of Humanities A Key to U.S. Economic Success" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | DOC | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | HTML | Original
  • February 1, 2012 -- "Why Do Conservatives Vote Against Their Own Interests?" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | Original
          • Reprinted in Oped News
  • February 1, 2012 -- "Robert Weiner Says Not Just Any President Would Have Taken Out Bin Laden" -- by Gabrielle Pickard -- in TopSecretWriters.com | Original
  • January 22, 2012 -- "'Any President Would Have Done' The Same As Obama? Romney’s Remark About Ordering Raid on bin Laden is Wrong: Ask Bush about Tora Bora" -- in The Naples Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | Original online | Original Hard Copy as published (PDF)
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org (PDF) | Original

  • 2011
  • November 30, 2011 -- "Pandering and Hypocrisy Dressed Up as Religion" -- in Truthout.org -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
  • October 5, 2011 -- "Hope for the Health Care Bill? Bad Signs from the Court" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
  • September 12, 2011 -- Comments on "Perry, Romney, and Social Security” -- in The Wall Street Journal Review and Outlook -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 21, 2011 -- "Waffling AARP: Medicare, Social Security at Risk" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA | DOCX | DOC
  • August 21, 2011 -- "Our View: Cutting Medicare benefits will cost the nation" -- in The Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • August 10, 2011 -- "Still wanting to 'Make Obama A Better President'" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
  • July 8, 2011 -- "Debt Ceiling: End Hoover-Style “Trickle Down Economics” To Pay Off Nation’s Debt" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and John Horton of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org, featured on front page
  • April 24, 2011 -- "Bonds And Ramirez Just Tip Of Sports Drugs Iceberg" -- in The Springfield Republican -- by Robert Weiner | Original
  • February 18, 2011 -- "Youth vote helped elect Obama; Will it be as important in 2012?" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and Caitlin Harrison of RWA
  • February 17, 2011 -- "Budget Cuts Threaten Cancer Breakthroughs" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner, Patricia Berg and James Lewis of RWA
  • February 3, 2011 -- "We Should Know Whom We Owe: Disclose Saudi Loans To US" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA
          • Reprinted in The Chicago Tribune | Original
  • February 2, 2011 -- "Judging The Judges Needed - The Lesson Of The Impeachment Of Porteous" -- in Oped News -- by Robert Weiner and Alicia Briancon of RWA | As published
  • January 31, 2010 -- "How Free Is Burma's Suu Kyi? Laundered Money From Drugs That Go Through Hawaii Helps Keep Burma's Junta In Power" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA | PDF
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
  • January 3, 2011 -- "Chilean Miners' Lesson Is Hillary's Latin American Challenge" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Caitlin Harrison of RWA

  • 2010
  • December 29, 2010 -- "Expect Illegal Drugs at 2012 Olympics" -- in The Salt Lake Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Caitlin Harrison of RWA | DOC | Original
  • December 29, 2010 -- "Iran: Nuclear Weapons or Peaceful Energy? -- in OpEd News -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA | Original
  • December 24, 2010 -- "Osama bin Laden is dead: Maybe CIA can get confirmation from 'SNL'" -- in The Washington Times, LEAD oped -- by Robert Weiner and James Lewis of RWA
          • December 23, 2010 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • December 23, 2010 - "Commentary: Social Security's future at risk with new tax deal" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org as lead article | PNG
  • December 17, 2010 -- "Steny Hoyer weighs in on Social Security" -- in The Washington Post -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 23, 2010 -- "Prescription for Safety with Prescription Drugs" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena of RWA | Original
  • November 21, 2010 - "The Great Tax Cut Debate - Myths and Facts" -- in Truthout -- featured analysis & top of front page -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena
          • Original | Truthout newsletter with 260,000 subscribers with Weiner/Saxena article as lead
  • October 29, 2010 -- "Tax Cut Debate: Myths and Facts" -- in The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch -- by Robert Weiner and Varun Saxena of RWA
  • October 16, 2010 -- "Prison Drug Treatment Would Reverse Overcrowding and Reduce Crime, Recidivism, Budgets" -- in The Chicago Sun-Times -- by Robert Weiner and Daphne Baille
  • September 14, 2010 -- "Weiner, Battaglia & Merksamer: Drive to Win Trumps Good Governance" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner, Jonathan Battaglia and Noah Merksamer | Original | PDF
          • Chart with Key Votes and Party Breakdown since 1935 -- in Roll Call -- by RWA
          • Headlined in Truthout
  • September 1, 2010 -- "Free for all" -- in Appalachian Mountain Club’s Outdoors -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • August 27, 2010 -- "Palin snub cannot hide Ehrlich's ultra-conservative record" -- in The Gazette -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • August 17, 2010 -- "Commentary: U.S. Needs Stars' Attention Too; TNSOLs in Tinseltown Show Need to Help Homeless; Local Groups Would Benefit from Hollywood Charity" -- in The Hollywood Reporter -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA | as printed (PDF)
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • August 10, 2010 -- "If Troops Are Pulling Out, Where Are The Parades?" -- in The Orlando Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • July 14, 2010 -- "Waive Entrance Fees At National Parks" -- in The Arizona Republic -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • July 6, 2010 -- "An Overlooked Success Story at Piscataway Park; Environmental Victory at Home Elbowed Out by Gulf Disaster"" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • July 4, 2010 -- "Why no legal action against the boat girl's parents?" -- in Ventura County Star -- by Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • June 26, 2010 -- "Hands Off Social Security: There are better ways to cut the national debt" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA | Original | HTML | DOC |
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • July 14, 2010 -- Personal Erskine Bowles handwritten letter re our Palm Beach Post (& reprinted in Truthout) social security oped. Bowles is chairman of the Presidential Deficit Commission.
  • June 23, 2010 -- "Fix court's trashing of anti-age discrimination act" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan of RWA
  • June 8, 2010 -- "Afghanistan's troubles far from over -- Drug production: Ignored by government, funding our enemies -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • May 30, 2010 -- "Weiner, Battaglia: Make meth ingredients prescription-only" -- in The State, South Carolina’s largest newspaper— a McClatchy paper -- by Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • May 26, 2010 -- "All Athletes Should Face the Same Tough Drug Testing" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner and Yusuf M. Hassan of RWA | PDF
  • April 19, 2010 -- "'Failure' is the Wrong Diagnosis" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Dr. Patricia Berg of RWA
          • Reprinted by Friends of Cancer Research
  • February 15, 2010 -- "Contain Somalia’s Piracy to Spare Spread to Yemen" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan of RWA
  • January 13, 2010 -- "The Epidemic Continues: Confronting AIDS Pandemic Obama’s Newest Dilemma As White House Strategy Imminent" -- in The New York Observer -- by Ed Koch, Robert Weiner, and Jordan Osserman

    2009
  • October 23, 2009 -- "Marijuana laws up in smoke? Lax enforcement of medical uses could be a beginning" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October 9, 2009 -- "On Pelosi Power: Public Option Still Viable" -- in The San Francisco Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Rebecca Vander Linde of RWA
          • ` in Truthout.org
          • Short version: "On Pelosi Power: Public Option Still Viable"
  • September 18, 2009 -- "The Politics Of Health Care Reform" -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • September 8, 2009 -- "Is the CIA's excessive secrecy near an end?" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and Jordan Osserman of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
          • Reprinted in George Mason University's History News Network
  • August 20, 2009 -- “Nationwide Tuition Freeze Could Restore U.S. To #1; Don’t Just Cap College Tuitions – Freeze Them" -- in The New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • August 12, 2009 -- "Non-Obama Factor a Wild Card in 2010" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Comments received by The Des Moines Register
  • August 12, 2009 -- "Health Reform Opposition A Tangled Web Of Vested Interests: Insurance Industry Isn’t On Patients’ Side" -- in The South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Jordan Osserman of RWA
  • August 7, 2009 -- "The Prognosis For Health Reform" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jordan Osserman of RWA | PDF
          • Reprinted in OpEdNews
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • July 27, 2009 -- "Drug war's wrong focus -- When it comes to treatment, the White House should double the money" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • July 9, 2009 -- "Time for NASA to Dream Big Again" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • July 8, 2009 -- "Trade Deal Would Reduce Drug Flow" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
          • Colombian Ambassador to U.S. letter commending oped
  • July 6, 2009 -- "NASA's Weak Dream" -- in Orlando Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • July 5, 2009 -- “Renters Across America Need More Help from Congress" -- in The New York Daily News -- by Robert Weiner of RWA and Edward I. Koch, former mayor of New York City and member of Congress; assisted by Zoe Pagonis and Bridget Mora
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • June 18, 2009 -- “Drugs Have Not 'Won The War,' Legalization Would Be Catastrophe” -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 18, 2009 -- “Getting Closer To Controlling Cancer” -- in The Denver Post and Denverpost.Com -- by Robert Weiner, Patricia Berg, and Paulette Garthoff of RWA
  • March 13, 2009 -- "Banking: Stop Flow of Funds that Underwrite Terrorism New Afghan Strategy? Follow the Money" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Paulette Garthoff of RWA

    2008
  • November 17, 2008 -- "A Six-Point Plan to Restore Respect for Congress" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 4, 2008 -- "McCain is a Maverick No More" -- in Minneapolis Star Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • August 3, 2008 -- "Don’t Reform Social Security -- Fix Medicare" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • June 14, 2008 -- "Hillary Clinton's Legacy: Health-care Truth" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA | Listen on-line | Listen to original
  • May 29, 2008 -- "War Spending Furthers al-Qaida Goal of Undermining U.S. Economy" -- in The Billings (MT) Gazette -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • April 18, 2008 -- "Too Few Funds to Fight Cancer in US" -- in The San Diego Union-Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Patricia Berg
  • April 6, 2008 -- "Relocate Olympics, Don’t Boycott; China’s Tibet Murders Unacceptable, but World’s Athletes Must Not Pay -- in Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • April 3, 2008 -- "The Rise of the Democrats – Extended Campaign Could Help" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • March 24, 2008 -- "Fear Factor and Iraq" -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • March 16, 2008 -- "Debunking Conventional Wisdom" -- in The Denver Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • March 14, 2008 -- "Tortured Logic: Bush Veto of Bill Blocking Torture and McCain’s Tortured Logic and Flip-Flop Damage U.S. Leadership Worldwide, Should Be Central Presidential Campaign Issue" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • January 19, 2008 -- "Pakistan, Terrorism and Drugs" -- in The New York Times -- by Robert Weiner (letter)
  • January 14, 2008 -- "No plan to fight Taliban, al Qaeda" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA | as HTML


  • 2007
  • December 24, 2007 -- "Let's Not Spread Democracy" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • November 29, 2007 -- "Bonds Should be 'Going, Going, Gone'" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • October 31, 2007 -- "Gas Price Gouging – Call it Like It Is" -- in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • October 14, 2007 -- "Judge Rejects the Rule of Fear: We have to Fight the Doublethink and Unfettered Surveillance of the Patriot Act – Orwell in 2007" -- in The Oregonian -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • October 3, 2007 -- "Rather Suit Will Show He Got Bush ‘Guard’ Absences Right" -- in The Georgetowner -- by Robert Weiner and Rebecca Vander Linde of RWA
  • September 27, 2007 -- "Mukasey should apply Watergate lessons to Justice Department" -- in The Washington Examiner -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • September 3, 2007 -- WAMU/NPR Labor Day White House Economic Myths Debunked -- commentary by Robert Weiner, aired during “The Kojo Nnamdi Show”
  • August 22, 2007 -- Rebuttal: "The War (on Drugs) Is Not Lost" -- in The Washington Post -– by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 16, 2007 -- "Presidential Economics--Myths And Facts" -- in The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • August 8, 2007 -- "Drug Court for Barry Bonds?" -- in The San Francisco Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Kate Berenato of RWA
  • July 31, 2007 -- "It's Time to End Or Reduce The Cloture Clog" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • July 29, 2007 -- "Burma -- another Darfur? The country tumbles into chaos while drug traffickers ship their wares to Hawaii, where crystal meth is highly profitable" -- in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • July 6, 2007 -- "Help the Aged Avoid Nursing Homes—Congress Should Restore Funds for Home Health Care" -- in Newsday -- by Robert Weiner of RWA and Edward I. Koch, former mayor of New York City and member of Congress
  • July 5, 2007 -- "Plan could extricate U.S. from Iraq" -- in The Wichita Eagle -- by Robert Weiner and John Larmett of RWA
  • July 4, 2007 -- "Being an American Means Raising and Answering Questions" -- Commentary on WAMU/NPR -– by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 21, 2007 -- "Reflections After the Killings" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jay Jacob Wind of RWA (letter)
  • February 20, 2007 -- "The Aging Athlete" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)


  • 2006
  • December 17, 2006 -- "Prison drug treatment can curb violent crime resurgence" -- in The Buffalo News -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • November 2, 2006 -- "Election, economy and the price of gas" -- in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • October 27, 2006 -- "We need a Plan Afghanistan" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • October 6, 2006 -- "Dow ‘record’ isn’t quite what it seems" -- in The Washington Examiner -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • September 21, 2006 -- "The GOP Spins on Impeachment" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner of RWA -- as printed DOC | PDF
  • August 30, 2006 - "NIDA Director’s Op-ed Neglects Reduced Funding’s Impact on Surging Crime" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • August 2, 2006 -- "The Dream Of Pure Sport: Events at UNC Charlotte show clean competition can exist" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 29, 2006 -- "Budget Cuts In Drug Prevention Push Crime Up" -- in The Memphis Commercial Appeal -- by Robert Weiner and Virginia Wattiker of RWA
  • March 7, 2006 -- "On Melloan’s 'Our Unwinnable War Against Drugs'" -- in The Wall Street Journal -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA (letter)
  • February 10, 2006 -- "Loopholes in Olympics drug policy big enough to ski through" -- in Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • February 8, 2006 -- "Tax Big Oil's Huge Profits -- Drivers Exploited by Corporate Greed" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA -- Word version


  • 2005
  • December 29, 2005 -- "PENSION REFORM: Protect workers from losing earned benefits" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • November 30, 2005 -- "Anti-doping Italy Should Stick to its Guns" -- in Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City UT) -- by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • November 15, 2005 -- "Democrats Need Clear Message in ’06" -- in Daily Hampshire Gazette -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 5, 2005 -- "Now is not the time to cut research budgets" -- in Chicago Sun-Times -- by Patricia E. Berg
  • August 1, 2005 -- "Closing a prison won't put an end to the torture" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and Emma Dick of RWA
  • July 26, 2005 -- "Deadly cuts in anti-crime funds" -- in Philadelphia Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal of RWA
  • July 24, 2005 -- "Drug Crisis: State Needs Meth Law That Makes Some Sense" -- in Richmond Times-Dispatch -- by Robert Weiner, Emma Dick, and Dino Manalis of RWA
  • July 14, 2005 -- "Baseball Thrown Out Of The Game" -- in The Examiner (Washington DC) -- by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal of RWA
  • June 30, 2005 -- "Saddam's Secrets" -- in The Boston Globe -- by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal of RWA -- cited by Tucker Carlson on MSNBC "The Situation with Tucker Carlson" as "one of the best three opeds in the country" and "first up"
  • June 14, 2005 -- "A Resource Too Valuable to Close" -- in The Washington Post -- by Patricia E. Berg (letter)
  • June 9, 2005 -- "Afghanistan: U.S. ally becomes top opium supplier" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Emma Dick of RWA
  • February 25, 2005 -- "White House Social Security 'fact sheet' is anything but" -- in The Tallahassee Democrat and Senior Journal -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
          • Reprinted by Office of the Majority Leader Steny Hoyer | Original


  • 2004
  • December 30, 2004 -- "Fix Colombia's economy to break drug trade" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post -- by Robert Weiner and Dino Manalis of RWA
  • December 12, 2004 -- "Baseball could learn from USA Track and Field" -- in The Indianapolis Star -- Commentary by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • September 22, 2004 -- "City Can't Retreat in War on Drugs" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • July 20, 2004 -- "Doping could cost city the Olympics" -- in The New York Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • July 18, 2004 -- "Terror's next battleground?" -- in The Jerusalem Post -- by Robert Weiner and Jay Jacob Wind of RWA (letter)
  • July 13, 2004 -- "Baseball solidly in last place on drugs" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • July 13, 2004 -- "Athletes don't run drug risks alone" -- in The Newark Star Ledger -- by Robert Weiner and Sasha Varghese of RWA
  • June 14, 2004 -- "Post-Fidel fantasy fails to factor in Raul Castro" -- in Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Minneapolis Star Tribune and Cox Newspapers -- by Robert Weiner and Jeffrey Buchanan of RWA
  • June 11, 2004 -- "Afghanistan: Eradicate Poppy Fields, Terror Funding" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner and Jeffrey Buchanan of RWA
  • June 6, 2004 -- "Life After Fidel Will Mean Raul" -- in The Palm Beach (FL) Post and Cox Newspapers -- by Robert Weiner and Jeffrey Buchanan of RWA
  • April 21, 2004 -- "What Ken Starr's new law students will learn" -- in The Malibu Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • April 13, 2004 -- "A new curriculum at Pepperdine" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 6, 2004 -- "Drugs in Sport is worldwide problem, not just U.S." -- in Drugs In Sport -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • March 14, 2004 -- "Key for Kerry is to look, act Presidential -- in the The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • March 8, 2004 -- "Cancer Research: This is No Time to Slow Down" -- in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel -- by Dr. Patricia Berg
  • January 25, 2004 -- "Salt Lake tests show drugs in sports a worldwide problem" -- in The Salt Lake Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Colin Miller of RWA


  • 2003
  • November 1, 2003 -- "Social Security: We need Pepper's courage now" -- in The Miami Herald -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October, 2003 -- "Increasing Masters Press Coverage" -- in National Masters News -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 11, 2003 -- "It's the Media, Stupid" -- in AdWeek -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 13, 2003 -- "The Czar and the Jocks" -- in The New York Post -- by Robert Weiner and Colin Miller of RWA
  • July 12, 2003 -- "Intelligence Failures Lead to Cover-Ups" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 2, 2003 -- "Canada, Maryland Going to Pot" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Amy Rieth of RWA
  • June 23, 2003 -- "The dwindling youth vote: Where will it be in 2004?" -- in The Christian Science Monitor -- by Robert Weiner and Amy Rieth -- placed by RWA -- includes video coverage by C-SPAN


  • 2002
  • May 20, 2002 -- "Is the Anti-Drug Ad Campaign Really a Turkey?" -- in The Wall Street Journal -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • May 10, 2002 -- "Europe's Liberalized Drug Policy" - in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)
  • March 13, 2002 -- "The Colombian Coca Crop" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)


  • 2001
  • December 31, 2001 -- "The Terror of the Drug Trade: 52,000 a year die from drugs" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 27, 2001 -- "The (Drug) Money Trail" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA (letter)

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