| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Gary Dorrien must have been wearing his comedy writer's cap when he wrote the preposterous claims that appear in his recent op-ed ("Stand with Obama," March 16). I know hardly where to begin.
Referring to the president, Mr. Dorrien wrote: "He helped to...
| Mar 22, 2012
Guns in Florida
Here we go again. Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab wants to blame the death of Trayvon Martin on the "Stand Your Ground" law ("'Stand Your Ground' law goes too far," Tuesday). This is the usual liberal absurdity.
The facts are plain. An...
| Mar 22, 2012
When the summer driving season starts soon, and tension heats up over Iran, gas may reach $5 a gallon. Nothing bothers voters more than paying an extra $20 or $30 every time they fill up. In times like these, they soon might prefer even an oilman in the...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Peter Morici attacks President Barack Obama for pursuing an energy policy which seeks to develop alternative energy sources ("Obama's bad bet," April 3). He brings up the Solyndra debacle, begun under theGeorge W. Bush administration, as evidence that...
| Apr 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — Just before his speech Wednesday to the American Society of News Editors, word emerged that the Republican presidential front-runner would not allow photographers to get closer than 150 feet while he spoke.
The journalists protested,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:08 AM
When it comes to conserving energy, California is one of the most efficient states. But it’s no longer the best.
That honor goes to Massachusetts for the second year in a row, according to the sixth annual report on the subject from the American...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The identifying characteristic of progressives' syndrome, which I believe psychiatrists have been following since the Truman administration, is their defensiveness about their own policies when they're challenged by Big Business and other stalwarts of the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a fiscal conservative and critic of federal handouts, has sought for his constituents in Wisconsin an expansion of food stamps, stimulus money, federally guaranteed business loans,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Speakers at the Somerset County Republican Fall Banquet were fired up about coal Thursday and the fate of one of the county's largest industries.
Keynote speaker John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, described the "war on coal" as a war...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:25 AM
I have to sleep sometime, and when I do I miss something. The auto industry is always throwing curve balls at me, and I spend a lot of time keeping them all in the air as I try to be a one-stop car reporter. First, let's talk about the Presidential...
| Oct 31, 2012
Candidate’s behavior was ‘unseemly’
To the editor:
After attending the NAACP candidate forum at the Clarion Hotel here in Jefferson County, W.Va., I was appalled at the behavior of Stephen Skinner, delegate candidate for the 67th...