What the 'takers' really want

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) By Harold Meyerson The Republican far right has concluded that Mitt Romney’s loss was due in part to his excess moderation, but Romney and the right more…

Obama's economy will get worse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Hostess Company (makers of Twinkies, etc.) went out of business because economic conditions made it unprofitable. Contributing factors to their bankruptcy were the union costs and possible more…

They're all in cahoots

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Dear Joseph, I love your column and agree with you probably 99 percent of the time. What I can't understand as I see the comments, etc., from our more…

Time to work on 2014 and 2016

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Re: "Republican 'leaders' have it all figured out" I agree with you. The Akin seat was winnable, granted he made a mistake, according to leading physicians, not in more…

Home on highway symbol of resistance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) In the middle of an eastern Chinese city's new main road, rising incongruously from a huge circle in the freshly laid pavement, is a five-story row house more…

Jets missed Tebow's broken ribs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The Jets initially believed Tim Tebow’s rib injury was not that serious when it occurred on Nov. 11 in Seattle. The team did not give more…

Ready, set, brawl! Black Friday arrives

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Millions are battling for bargains across America today as the biggest shopping day of the year has got off to a flying start despite bad more…

Ex-police dog shot defending home from intruders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PALM BEACH POST)  UPDATE 3 p.m.: Specialists at the University of Florida’s veterinary hospital are still trying to determine whether Drake the injured German shepherd needs yet another surgery more…

Fracking industry keeps eye on Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The drilling process that has brought U.S. energy independence within reach faces renewed scrutiny from the Obama administration and an uncertain future in many states. Oil more…

Cure for gridlock? 1-party rule

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) DENVER — The bitter partisan gridlock facing Congress really isn’t a problem in Tennessee. Or California. Or North Dakota. The same voters who re-elected the Republican House and more…