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Editorial cartoon

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Voinovich is right - GOP needs to leave Old South behind

WASHINGTON - Southern writer Walker Percy liked to poke fun at Ohioans in his novels, just to even things out a bit."Usually Mississippians and Georgians are getting it from everybody, and...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

'Fayyadism' offers Arab world a novelty - good government

RAMALLAH, West Bank - In 2002, the U.N. Development Program released its first Arab Human Development Report, which bluntly detailed the deficits of freedom, women's empowerment and...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

The A-bomb?

In what has become something of a tradition, a poll released two days before today's anniversary of the 1945 bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima gauged American opinion about the correctness...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Health-care reform

In the early 1990s, the debate about health-care reform somehow became all about Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was going to take away patients' choice of physicians. She was going to force socialized...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Waxman-Markey bill will do little to reduce need for foreign oil

WASHINGTON - What's in a name? A bit of deception when it comes to the American Clean Energy and Security Act.A more accurate title might be: the American Clean Energy and Less Security Act.To get...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Editorial Cartoon

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

County land purchase

For a number of years, there has been discussion and debate about whether and where to relocate La Plata County offices, including the courthouse. Those considerations have intensified recently...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

House right to extend 'clunkers'

The clunkers plan is the kind of economic stimulus that could do some immediate good. Its benefits are multifaceted, its cost is - at least in the context of the stimulus package - relatively low,...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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