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  • Obama slanders the 1920s to justify his failures

    "When it comes to our foreign policy, you seem to want to import the foreign policies of the 1980s, just like the social policies of the 1950s and the economic policies of the 1920s," President Barack Obama told Mitt Romney in their final debate. Obama...
  • Obama should free Pollard

    Obama should free Pollard
    President Barack Obama's forthcoming trip to Israel affords him a special opportunity to mend political fences and guarantee a warm popular reception in that country, while at the same time ensuring that justice is served here at home. These are goals...
  • This week's best-sellers

    This week's best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99). In this latest addition in the Alex Cross series, the detective returns to track down a slew of serial killers in Washington, D.C. Last week: — 2. "A Week in...
  • Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner

    Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner
    The word had already baffled one contestant when Frank Neuhauser confidently spelled it right — "G-L-A-D-I-O-L-U-S" — to win the first national spelling bee in 1925. Luck was his ally. Although he had studied for months with his mill-worker...
  • The Christopher Kimballatron -- tomorrow's contest preview

     
    This guy is going to be appearing Thursday night at the Friendship Heights Village Community Center in Chevy Chase. The host of "America's Test Kitchen" will be promoting his new book, "Fannie's Last Supper." Wednesday's contest depends on your having.......
  • ‘Boardwalk Empire’ puts unflattering focus on Warren Harding

     
    "That imbecile is going to be the next president of the United States." That imbecile is Warren Harding. The time is 1920. And the speaker is Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in last night's "Boardwalk Empire." Nucky (Steve Buscemi) had just heard a Harding...
  • Gifts with a Presidents Day Twist: White House pet project

     
    It’s one thing to have a First Dog and/or First Cat who signs paw-stamped autographs, makes an occasional television appearance and pens a book or two (a la Millie, President George H.W. Bush's springer spaniel). But it’s something else...
  • For political leaders like Moammar Kadafi, ruling power is really all about The Hat

     
    And also maybe some guns....
  • Fine line

     
    Press on: Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full......
  • Supercommittee #fail

     
    A congressional invention designed so that it would not fail, is -- barring a last-minute revelation -- going to fail. Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said as much during a Sunday morning appearance on CBS's Face the Nation. "Well, I......
  • Was one of Georgetown's canine mascots a war hero?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: One of Georgetown's canine mascots was a war hero. The first live animal mascot in college football was "Handsome Dan," a bulldog who was purchased by Yale student Andrew Graves in 1889. The bulldog became quite popular......