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  • Thomas Patrick Foley: On Veterans Day, it's our duty to remember

    Thomas Patrick Foley: On Veterans Day, it's our duty to remember
    Almost 75 years ago, my Irish grandmother, Nellie Loftus Foley, sent three of her four sons off to fight in what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the war for the "four freedoms." My father, the baby of the family, recalls that it was not an easy...
  • After the vote

    A week ago this column asserted that the present electoral system in the United States now places the U.S government on sale every two years -- the presidency and congress every four years, and the entire House of Representatives and a third of the...
  • Steven G. Calabresi: 5 myths about lame-duck presidents

    President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
  • Obama girls learn what all presidential kids do: They get slammed

    WASHINGTON The children of presidents have long captured the imagination of Americans and criticism. A TV anchor said Chelsea Clinton had been "pimped out" by her parents. A radio talker called Amy Carter ugly. Susan Ford had her dates critiqued....
  • Hillary Clinton's political ego starting to be damaging

    Hillary Clinton's political ego starting to be damaging
    As Hillary Clinton ponders whether once again to seek the presidency, she might consider what if any damage her imperious demands during lucrative public appearances have done to her image as a member of a party that considers itself synonymous with...
  • Republicans Must Restore Balance Of Power

    Republicans Must Restore Balance Of Power
    For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. — Newton's Third Law of Motion America's Newtonian Constitution might again function according to Madisonian expectations if a provoked Congress regains its spine and self-respect,...
  • Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

    With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys. The news has been so wretched...
  • A Thanksgiving Day trivia quiz to test your knowledge

    A Thanksgiving Day trivia quiz to test your knowledge
    There's a lot of dead time at Thanksgiving, particularly if you're not a football fan. Family gatherings tend to be full of ne'er-do-wells who have nothing to contribute and spend the time watching TV, napping or annoying the cooks. I know, because I'...
  • Ann McFeatters: Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

    WASHINGTON With President Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys. The news has been so wretched lately and...
  • Gratitudinal

    It's that time of year when we give thanks for the former colleague who had the bright idea to forgo the heartfelt, mostly predictable appreciation of family and fortunes on this uniquely American holiday and instead reflect on the writing of the...
  • Thanksgiving for sale, just like you want it

    Thanksgiving for sale, just like you want it
    If the first Thanksgiving harvest celebrations on these shores were held with today's leave-no-opportunity-untapped mentality, there would be a presenting sponsor, corporate underwriting, advertising signage and various tiers of VIP access sold. We...