| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Walter Olson of Washington's militant Cato Institute is correct in implying laws should never be designed to injure innocent people ("A small business trap," May 30). Yet, the absolving of anyone responsible for ignoring, regularly at least, a federal tax...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Sean Kennedy of the ever-voluble Maryland Policy Institute attempts in "Annapolis dines at federal expense" (June 13) to indict two governments simultaneously. If ever anyone finds oneself on a side with government, do please watch-out; you may be under...
| Jun 26, 2012
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96.
Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Francis Blake Erwin, 64, of Martinsburg, W.Va., celebrated his homecoming to Glory with the Lord on Thursday, June 14, 2012, from his home on Shepherdstown Road. He is now fully recovered and enjoying his new body and life with our Savior, Jesus Christ....
| Jul 10, 2012
By tradition, the player selected last in the National Football League's annual draft is designated "Mr. Irrelevant" because he is so unlikely to play a significant role in the game. But in Washington, there can be more than one Mr. (or Ms.) Irrelevant....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Police are monitoring Americans’ cellphone use at a staggering rate, according to new information released in a congressional inquiry.
In letters released by Rep.Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), cellphone companies described seeing a huge uptick in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:54 PM
HOLTVILLE — The Vincent Memorial High girls’ tennis team defeated Holtville High, 14-3, here Wednesday evening, but the Vikings are still counting their blessings.
That’s because Holtville’s home opener was played on the newly...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Mary V. Herbon, 86, of East Jordan, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.
She was born on Aug. 8, 1926, in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of LeRoy and Elsie (Berndt) Osborne.
She married Robert L. Herbon on Aug. 26, 1950, in Youngstown, Ohio. After Robert...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
In order to get the correct answer to anything, one must ask the right question. That is what former ABC News and current Fox News TV host John Stossel does on his weekly program. If ever there was "must-see TV," this is it.
Mr. Stossel's show on June 30...
| Feb 2, 2012
"If not now, when?" It's one of the most famous maxims of history, attributed to the great Rabbi Hillel, who's also credited with a down-to-earth version of the Golden Rule: "What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the whole Torah; all...