| Apr 14, 2012
100 Years Ago
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...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Are you feeling uninspired this election season? Are you sick of all the attention being slathered on a small group of die-hard partisans in Iowa and New Hampshire? Do you think the political system's broken and your voice is ignored?
If you're looking...
| Jun 14, 2011
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...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:26 PM
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,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:07 AM
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,...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Andrew Teixeira: He is absolutely insane. The Ryan budget proposal would ruin the country ... I haven't heard him say he wants to help anyone....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Maryland Republicans converge on Tampa this week to cast their ballots for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and get energized for the November election against President Barack Obama.
"There's just a huge enthusiasm for the Romney-Ryan team, and we'...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:00 PM
State Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola is doubtless too optimistic in trying to persuade national party officials that Connecticut will be a battleground state between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in November — that the Electoral College...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:43 PM
With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve...