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  • Car Talk: What's the Ugliest Car?

     
    Just as a person's beauty is only skin deep, a car's is in the eye of the pink-slip holder. Still, there's just no denying that some have a face only an owner could love. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the hosts......
  • Healthcare vote: 'What elections are for'

     
    Posted at 7 am EST, updated at 5:30 pm President Barack Obama closed a bipartisan summit on healthcare today the way he opened it, with a speech about how much the Democrats and Republicans actually agree upon -- or should......
  • Toyota Not the Only Automaker Linked to Unintended Acceleration

     
    While Toyota may be catching all the flak as its massive recall comes under harsh media and government scrutiny, it is far from being the only automaker linked to unintended acceleration, according to an investigation by National Public Radio. NPR......
  • Clarence Thomas' wife holds TEA Party

     
    by Mark Silva Clarence Thomas is an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Virginia Thomas runs LibertyCentral.org, a new organization committed to becoming the "big tent'' for conservatives and promoting the values of the "TEA Party'' movement. The...
  • ACORN 'not dead yet,' leader asserts

     
    by Mark Silva ACORN, lke Mark Twain once said of himself, is "not dead yet'' -- except, of course, he is now. But you get it. The leader of the embattled organization said today that reports of the demise of......
  • Obama's 'racial bonafides:' Rush's 'walk'

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama's political career has not always been a meteoric tale. Obama was viewed among activists in Chicago's black community "as a newcomer... a kind of do-gooder from Harvard... somebody who was biracial, who was not them,......
  • Obama vs. Palin: 'Not... nuclear expert'

     
    by Mark Silva In this "nuclear Spring'' of the new administration Nuclear Posture Review announced this week, the New START agreement that the American and Russian presidents signed in Prague this week and the international summit in Washington next week....
  • Pennsyltucky cuisine

     
    In this week's Free Market Friday post, Robert of Cross Keys finds out there's more than Utz potato chips and Snyder pretzels north of the Mason-Dixon line. LVSometimes I am wrong. Yes, it is true. A few years ago, I......
  • Trust in government: Civic well-being

     
    by Mark Silva We'll be hearing a lot about trust in government, the lack of it, and what it means over the coming months of a midterm election campaign where incumbency could be a liability for a lot of candidates.......
  • Mistrust in government: 'Perfect storm'

     
    by Mark Silva Only 22 percent of all Americans surveyed say they trust the government in Washington almost always or most of the time -- among the lowest measures in half a century - according to a new Pew Research......
  • Oil well's damage will end well: BP

     
    by Michael Muskal BP Plc, the oil company responsible for what is likely the nation's worst oil disaster, said today that it will pay for the cleanup costs connected to a massive oil leak into the Gulf of Mexico. In......