George Will: Plan would restore limited government

Thursday, April 10, 2014
From the Goldwater Institute, the fertile frontal lobe of the conservative movement's brain, comes an innovative idea that is gaining traction in Alaska, Arizona and Georgia, and its advocates may bring it to at least 35 other states' legislatures.
 

Richard Cohen: Rumsfeld still in denial on Iraq

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
There is a moment, a mere moment, when Donald Rumsfeld’s eyes well up and he chokes a bit.
 

Cuomo’s tax caps seek to destroy local governments

Sunday, April 6, 2014
As mayor of the village of Scotia, I would like to point out why the governor’s proposals are bad for small communities and ignore the real problem with property taxes in our state.
 

Gov’t prosecuting death-ray maker is ultimate irony

Sunday, April 6, 2014
It will take an artist like Salvador Dalí to portray the upcoming trial of Providence resident Glendon Scott Crawford. Prosecutors say Crawford, out of hatred, built a death ray machine to kill Muslims. If Crawford did what prosecutors allege, then Muslims and non-Muslims alike will be better off if he is locked up for a long time.
 

George Will: Tax reform stands a chance with Sen. Wyden

Sunday, April 6, 2014
The Sisyphean task of tax reform should be tried only by someone who will not flinch from igniting some highly flammable people — those who believe that whatever wrinkle in the tax code benefits them is an eternal entitlement.
 

Charles Krauthammer: Abbas making a fool of Kerry

Sunday, April 6, 2014
When has a secretary of state been involved in so many disastrous, self-initiated negotiations?
 

Froma Harrop: GOP hopefuls kiss up to Vegas kingpin

Saturday, April 5, 2014
There is something truly spectacular about Sheldon Adelson.
 

E.J. Dionne: Critics won't admit it, but ACA's working

Friday, April 4, 2014
Is there any accountability in American politics for being completely wrong?
 

George Will: Now is the time

Thursday, April 3, 2014
The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again.
 

E.J. Dionne: OK higher minimum wage, and more

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
>Finding a way out of our current political impasse requires some agreement on what problems we need to solve.
 

Froma Harrop: No need for Dems to apologize for ACA

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The ruckus around the Affordable Care Act rollout has been loud, and Republicans are beefing up the amp to rally voters this November.
 

State Senate should pass bill to legalize medical marijuana

Sunday, March 30, 2014
For years, state leaders have strongly opposed any proposal that would legalize the cultivation of cannabis plants in New York. My guess is that 76 years of aggressive marijuana law enforcement have rendered most officials incapable of recognizing the medicinal properties of cannabis.
 

Cuomo plan will not solve school tax issue

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Come April, the rubber meets the road. With an actual budget in print, passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor (usually) on the first of the month, we finally get a chance to see what our representatives actually stand for.
 

George Will: Some inside baseball for the true fan

Sunday, March 30, 2014
“Andre Dawson,” Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully once said, “has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day.
 

Charles Krauthammer: Obama hopelessly naive on Putin

Saturday, March 29, 2014
“The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game
 
 

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