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  • The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul

    The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul
    Rand Paul, the heretofore libertarian senator from Kentucky, gave a foreign policy speech to Republican grandees in New York last week with a clear message: I'm not an isolationist like my dad. The senator's peppery father, the thoroughly libertarian...
  • Who needs an Ebola Czar?

    Who needs an Ebola Czar?
    "Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" -- "Fiddler on the Roof" Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe one who oversees a...
  • What would Reagan do -- who cares?

    To the editor: Conservatives tend to look backward for strategies for the future. And so it is with their beloved Ronald Reagan. Bereft of ideas and innovation, they ask, "What would Reagan do?" ("Reagan's Goldwater speech: Still great after all these...
  • Rick Perry seeks Ronald Reagan mantle 50 years after iconic speech

    Past and potentially future presidential candidate Rick Perry grasped for the mantle of Ronald Reagan on Monday with a scathing denunciation of President Obama that asserted the Democrat was so lacking in competence his tenure would usher in a new...
  • Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time

    Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time
    There are perhaps four speeches in American history that so electrified the public that they propelled their orators to the front rank of presidential politics overnight: Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address of 1860, William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of...
  • Studying a minimum wage hike doesn't help families pay the bills

    To the editor: Sorry, but asking for more time to study the question of when to raise the minimum wage is status quo stonewalling no matter how you dress it. ("L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right," Editorial, Oct. 23)...
  • Joan Quigley dies at 87; astrologer who advised Reagans in White House

     Joan Quigley dies at 87; astrologer who advised Reagans in White House
    Joan Quigley was a well-known astrologer, with books published and several appearances on national television, when she was asked in 1981 to take on the leader of the free world as a client. In secret. In Nancy Reagan's memoir, "My Turn," the former...
  • Untangling 5 myths about the Berlin Wall

    November marks 25 years since the world changed with the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event is now weighted down, not just by its historical significance but by interpretation, memory and legend. Many recall the coverage of jubilant Berliners dancing on...
  • Robert Poli dies at 78; air traffic controller led failed 1981 strike

    Robert Poli dies at 78; air traffic controller led failed 1981 strike
    Robert E. Poli, an air traffic controller who rose to the top of his union and led a 1981 strike that turned into a momentous defeat for organized labor, died Sept. 15 at his home in Meridian, Idaho. He was 78. Poli's death from kidney and respiratory...
  • Torturers must be prosecuted

    Torturers must be prosecuted
    Prosecuting those who commit torture is not optional despite suggestions to the contrary by many in this newspaper ("Release of CIA torture report is an outrage," Dec. 10). Article 7 of the Convention Against Torture signed by President Ronald Reagan in...
  • War of the Numbers: Republicans Say They Came Close to Taking Control of the House; Dems Say They Came Even Closer to Having 2/3 Supermajority

    War of the Numbers: Republicans Say They Came Close to Taking Control of the House; Dems Say They Came Even Closer to Having 2/3 Supermajority
    Republicans made a significant gain on Tuesday, picking up 10 seats in the Connecticut House, where they have long labored in the minority.  But Republican leaders say the final tally doesn't show how close the GOP came to actually ending the Democrats'...