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  • Columnist wrong to criticize pigeon shoots

    Columnist wrong to criticize pigeon shoots
    Although I usually enjoy columnist Paul Carpenter's viewpoint on many issues, I feel he was totally wrong on live pigeon shooting in Pennsylvania. Describing shooters as a bunch of drunken yahoos is both degrading and utterly false. Shooters pay a...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Cautionary tales for James Foley and war correspondents everywhere

    WASHINGTON Being a war correspondent is glamorous and exciting, high up on the list of any aspiring young journalist. But it is also extremely dangerous under any circumstance but especially when those practicing it are pretty much on their own without...
  • John M. Crisp: Give the president a break on his vacation

    After American journalist James Foley suffered a gruesome decapitation on video last week, President Barack Obama called the event appalling, commiserated with Foley's parents via phone, and departed for a round of golf with ex-NBA star Alonzo Mourning....
  • Are police forces too militarized?: Front Burner

    Are police forces too militarized?: Front Burner
    Before last month, few probably could have located Ferguson, Mo., on a map. Now, the St. Louis suburb has become ground zero for a new round of debate over whether police resemble Patton's army more than peace officers. Footage on the nightly news of...
  • Martin Schram: How to fix the NFL's 'Redskins' problem � and more

    Official Washington, most notably Congress, is still away on its extended pre-Labor Day vacation, a fact that hasn't altered the zero-sum rate at which your problems are being solved. But the Real Washington, which has nothing to do with governance, is...
  • Jay Ambrose: Signs of possible healing in Ferguson

    We've had plenty of rhetorical villains since the fatal police shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, grandstanders stirring up fear in vengeful tones, and we've ha violence and looting, mostly by nonresidents taking advantage of a tragedy to...
  • Columnist craves heroin — not (but made you look)

    Do the following headlines even refer to the same blog post? “College is a ludicrous waste of money” “Back to College, the Only Gateway to the Middle Class” Yes, indeedy, they sure do. They have to do with a post by...
  • Tavi vs Javy: How do they compare?

    Tavi vs Javy: How do they compare?
    Oak Park fashionista and blogger Tavi Gevinson is having a breakout year, starring in a Broadway-bound play at age 18. But is Tavi outshining the city’s cast of baseball whiz kids, a.k.a. Theo Epstein’s precocious young Cubs?  Let’s...
  • 'Heroin capital' claim based on an old, bad number

    'Heroin capital' claim based on an old, bad number
    What a difference four decades, a bad number, the war on drugs and reality television made: In 1975, National Geographic magazine devoted 27 glossy pages to the hidden charms of Baltimore. In 2014, the National Geographic Channel devotes an hour to the...
  • Doyle McManus: A respite from the all-consuming Internet

    Last year I ruined my summer vacation a two-week idyll at my wife's family cabin on a lake in northern Ontario by bringing along a modern convenience that was too convenient for my own good: the demon iPad. Instead of contemplating nature, I checked...
  • Ann McFeatters: Gun laws, plastic bags, bank fees and the times that try our souls

    WASHINGTON Let's contemplate good government/bad government. Aside from the seriously big issues of the day, the ones making President Obama wish he had stayed a community organizer in Chicago, sometimes it's important to ponder the everyday decisions...