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  • Look inward for the 'single overarching threat' to America

    To the editor: Wow! From the gloomy predictability of the Op-Ed page, I find a pinpoint of radiance in Andrew J. Bacevich's piece on the Obama administration's plodding foreign policy. ("Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along,...
  • Obama's foreign policy fizzle

    Obama's foreign policy fizzle
    Last month, John Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France "to share a hug with all of Paris." In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John Pershing ("Lafayette,...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's three presidential campaigns: A recap

    Gov. Jerry Brown's three presidential campaigns: A recap
    Gov. Jerry Brown's three presidential campaigns shared a common theme: He was the underdog waging a grass-roots insurgency. They also were seen as similarly disorganized undertakings and generally did not get great reviews from the press. The Times...
  • Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama

    Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant here." At that...
  • Adviser recounts JFK recollections

    Adviser recounts JFK recollections
    Fifty years after John F. Kennedy's assassination, Boca Raton resident Carmelo Cottone recalled his years with the president during a presentation at the Downtown Library in Boca Raton. Cottone's mentors and teachers encouraged his interest in...
  • Marco Rubio's fury shows Obama did right thing

    Marco Rubio's fury shows Obama did right thing
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, the Republican Party's point man on Cuba, seemed to be struggling to contain his fury as he responded to President Obama's move Wednesday to normalize relations with the Cold War foe. The Cuban-American...
  • 30-Word Rant: 12/20

    30-Word Rant: 12/20
    The policy change between the U.S. and Cuba came about because Congress was left out of the discussions; now if we could keep it out of the budget discussions ... It's funny how liberals, talking about falling gasoline prices, say it's like a tax cut,...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. "I'm just overwhelmed by the...
  • A lethargic electorate stuck in place

    WASHINGTON -- For all the millions spent on advertising in both parties for the midterm elections, voter turnout was the lowest since World War II, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida. The deplorable news only...
  • Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

    Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama
    Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...
  • Iowa politics have Christie hog-tied on animal rights bill

    Iowa politics have Christie hog-tied on animal rights bill
    Iowa can have a magical effect on visiting politicians. Peripheral concerns become major issues. Long-standing policy positions melt like spring runoff in the Des Moines River. It’s not the enchanting allure of Ottumwa, or the rhapsody of gazing...