...the executive branch and not got through Congress at all. And that's what I intend to reverse when I'm president of the United States."Art BeckerPillager
WASHINGTON - Arthur Brooks, head of the American Enterprise Institute, had the unorthodox idea to invite the Dalai Lama to exchange views on capitalism with a panel of scholars at the conservative think tank last week.
WASHINGTON - President Obama is correct in wanting to make higher education more affordable and accessible, but Americans would also be correct in wondering just what they're paying for. The need for a better-educated populace is beyond dispute.
By DICK PETERSON Like many journalists, Kathleen Parker's syndicated guest opinion (Jan.5) refers twice to our Founding Fathers to vaguely support her partisan views. In this case it is to justify growing wealth disparity.
As I read Vlad's op-ed in The New York Times, a Judy Collins tune kept replaying in my head: "Isn't it rich? Isn't it queer?"
Among the many rules I grew up with, two stand out. The first was never call someone a liar, which was considered the worst possible character indictment one could issue. The accuser had best be prepared to fight or be fleet of foot.
Many supporters of Barack Obama as president of the United States either have a severe case of amnesia or they don't care what was said in 2006 by then Sen. Barack Obama, the junior senator from the Land of Lincoln. As Sen.
An issue with Pequot Lakes Police Officer Josh Gartner resulted in a state arbitrator ruling last month that 10 days of a 15-day suspension were warranted. Gartner will be paid for the other five days.
The president of the United States takes to the airwaves to urgently persuade the nation to pause before doing something it has no desire to do in the first place. Strange. And it gets stranger still.
The only way to be assured that Syrian chemical weapons will not be used in the future is not through a military strike but through a successful international effort.
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