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  • Politics as Usual

    Casey prepares for trade fight Democratic President Barack Obama has been tussling with Republicans over a series of issues since Congress returned last month: the Keystone XL pipeline, health care, immigration. Now he's about to hear it from several...
  • Philip D. Snodgrass

    Philip D. Snodgrass
    Philip D. Snodgrass, who was an assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees and a 2005 graduate of Dulaney High School, was killed Monday in downtown Washington when he was hit by a speeding motorist. He was 27 and lived in...
  • The economic siege of Palestine

    The economic siege of Palestine
    Approximately three months ago, Israel’s government decided to start freezing the monthly transfer of tax refunds that are owed to Palestinians. The decision by Israel, presumably taken to coerce the Palestinian leadership from applying for...
  • Feb. 25 Letters: Trade agreements

    If you have noticed that jobs are scarcer than they used to be, that the cost of living keeps going up but incomes do not, that foreign countries are making most of the goods sold in America and that goods cost more but are of inferior quality, these...
  • Libya's forgotten human rights crisis

     Libya's forgotten human rights crisis
    Four years ago this month, the world came together to stop Moammar Kadafi as his security forces massacred peaceful demonstrators during the Arab Spring. The U.N. Security Council sanctioned Libya and referred the violence to the International Criminal...
  • Stop Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Do you know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Are you doing everything in your power to stop it? If you don't know, get to a computer and watch this short YouTube video for a quick summary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnC1mqyAXmw. Then google...
  • 'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech

    'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech
    Jeb Bush was mere seconds into his speech Wednesday informing the world that he's his "own man" and not his brother or his dad, when he did something reminiscent of both. He flubbed his line. "We definitely no longer inspire fear in our enemies," the...
  • 'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver

    'Free trade' isn't what Trans-Pacific Partnership would deliver
    In principle, almost everyone's in favor of free trade. It promotes international harmony, raises wages, helps economies grow. It's an article of historical faith that the enactment of harsh protective U.S. tariffs in 1930 contributed to the Great...
  • Pope says it's OK to spank kids, if their dignity is kept

    Pope says it's OK to spank kids, if their dignity is kept
    Pope Francis says it's OK to spank your children to discipline them - as long as their dignity is maintained. Francis made the remarks this week during his weekly general audience, which was devoted to the role of fathers in the family. Francis...
  • Oak Parkers vote to reject international trade agreement

    Oak Parkers vote to reject international trade agreement
    Oak Park residents voted in favor of a nonbinding referendum proposal that calls upon village government to reject an international trade agreement because of concerns about how the negotiations are taking place. With all precincts reporting, 73.5...
  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday. NATO...