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  • Daniels an unworthy GOP hero

    Mitch Daniels is probably second only to Ronald Reagan in the pantheon of fake GOP heroes. Despite his massive incompetence as George Bush's budget director, Mitch Daniels managed to create the illusion of fiscal expertise by leasing one of Indiana's...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reagan and the return of U.S. optimism

    On April 30, 1975, the fall of Saigon was the culminating moment, representing the spiraling decent of American prestige throughout the world. On the evening news Americans witnessed images of Operation Frequent Wind, the evacuation of thousands of...
  • Malloy Offers Broad Plan To Offer 'Second Chance' To Nonviolent Offenders

    Malloy Offers Broad Plan To Offer 'Second Chance' To Nonviolent Offenders
    NEW HAVEN — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is calling for sweeping changes to the state's drug laws, including reclassifying certain nonviolent offenses as misdemeanors and eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for narcotics possession. The proposals,...
  • Obama library or not, Chicago needs to land Air Force One

    Obama library or not, Chicago needs to land Air Force One
    With all due respect to the Barack Obama presidential library sweepstakes, there's one White House souvenir Chicago absolutely needs. We need to land Air Force One. We're at least owed that. The Air Force looks to retire its current fleet of...
  • Reusable diapers eliminate diaper expense

    To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, a baby is an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. No doubt, babies are messy. They are also expensive. According to the piece in the Feb. 7 issue of the Tribune (“...
  • Follow the example of Ronald Reagan

    I feel that Mitt Romney has as much right as anyone entering the race for the Republican Party nomination. Yes, he ran twice before but so did Ronald Reagan, who eventually won in 1980 and turned out to be one of the greatest presidents this country has...
  • Letter: On the true form of the government

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the...
  • Education Is The Business Of The States

    Education Is The Business Of The States
    In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
  • Jeb Bush's Lake Forest stop shines light on big money politics

    Jeb Bush's Lake Forest stop shines light on big money politics
    Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush has been making headlines. Foreign policy is one important test for anyone seriously seeking the White House, and Bush has recently delivered an articulate speech on the subject at the Chicago Council on Global...
  • How the welfare state wages war on marriage

    How the welfare state wages war on marriage
    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
  • Executive orders are a bipartisan pastime

    Executive orders are a bipartisan pastime
    House Speaker John Boehner has made it clear that he intends to block the Obama administration's executive order shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from the threat of immediate deportation ("Congress scrambles to avoid Homeland Security...