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  • Democrats' blanket rejection of flextime is shortsighted

    Democrats' blanket rejection of flextime is shortsighted
    SACRAMENTO—News flash for Democratic state lawmakers: Not all Republican ideas are kooky.
  • Maria takes up father Sargent's cause [Commentary]

    Maria takes up father Sargent's cause [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared an unconditional war on poverty, and he put Sargent Shriver in charge of leading the fight. Since then, by some estimates, we have reduced the number of poor in this country from one in four to about...

    Welfare law formula 'doesn't support the family'

    Welfare law formula 'doesn't support the family'
    Say you're a noncustodial father in Illinois whose child's mother depends on government assistance. Say you've been mandated by court order to pay child support and the Illinois Division of Child Support Services is garnishing your wages. In Illinois,...

    Before WWII, Isolationism Ruled The Land

    In January 1938, Rep. Louis Ludlow, an Indiana Democrat, proposed a constitutional amendment strongly supported by the public: "Except in the event of an invasion of the United States or its territorial possessions and attack upon its citizens residing...

    The resilience of George McGovern

    WASHINGTON -- Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars...