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  • David Orentlicher thinks 'Two Presidents are Better Than One'

    David Orentlicher thinks 'Two Presidents are Better Than One'
    He's a doctor, a lawyer, a university professor and a one-time politician (in the Indiana House). With all that education and real-life experience, it might be surprising that David Orentlicher would propose such an unlikely — some would say...
  • Dear Florida: My kids want to be educated — not used as political pawns

    Dear Florida: My kids want to be educated — not used as political pawns
    Dear Florida, There are a lot of things I love about you. The winter weather. The splendor of your marshes and coastlines. The diversity of culture. But I'll be honest. When it comes to education, you pretty much blow chunks. In our schools, the...
  • Chan Lowe: The second presidential debate

    Chan Lowe: The second presidential debate
    I’m back in the saddle. I thank all of you who attempted to contact me by phone and email during my absence and who were worried/thrilled that I’d left the Sun Sentinel. Fortunately/Sadly, I was simply off on a lecture tour of cities in...
  • Chan Lowe: The Electoral College

    Chan Lowe: The Electoral College
    Recently I read an account of how the Electoral College came to be—that it was one of those compromises everyone at the Constitutional Convention found distasteful, but that was devised as a necessary evil to assuage the fears of small-state...
  • History Matters: 1912 article charted the age of U.S. presidents

    100 Years Ago Presidential fireworks In the Times, there was a short piece about life span of some of our presidents: "Age of Presidents "The youngest chief executive at the time of his death was James K. Polk who was fifty-three. Fourteen...
  • PASSINGS: John Hospers

    PASSINGS: John Hospers
    JOHN HOSPERS 1st Libertarian presidential candidate John Hospers, 93, a USC philosophy professor who became the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee and received one electoral vote in the 1972 election won by Richard Nixon in a landslide, died...
  • A moderate third-party candidate could hurt both Obama and the GOP

    A moderate third-party candidate could hurt both Obama and the GOP
    A pack of rabid middle-of-the-roaders is lurking in the political underbrush, hoping to feast on the carcasses of our suicidally partisan Republican and Democratic national parties. These "Americans Elect" dudes are attempting to create an Internet-based...
  • Let 'em vote

    It's time to re-think the knee-jerk reaction that a student representative on the Harford County Board of Education is too young or too immature to be entrusted with the responsibility of having a vote on school system policy or budget matters. If we are...
  • 10/25/2011-Grumpy Republicans

    10/25/2011-Grumpy Republicans
    I don't know if the Republicans understand how incredibly stupid they look. That's good for the Democrats and editorial cartoonists, but it's not good for democracy. Who could possibly vote for any one of those losers, except hardcore prejudiced,...
  • 10/25/2011-GOP DOA

    10/25/2011-GOP DOA
    I don't know if the Republicans understand how incredibly stupid they look. That's good for the Democrats and editorial cartoonists, but it's not good for democracy.    Who could possibly vote for any one of those losers, except hardcore prejudiced,...
  • Really Weird and Intense Gaming Out of the 2016 Republican Field

    Really Weird and Intense Gaming Out of the 2016 Republican Field
    The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...