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  • Community college tuition for all a bad idea

    Community college tuition for all a bad idea
    President Obama recently announced a plan to give everyone taxpayer-funded tuition to a two-year community college. This idea is flawed. The president claims that people who attend college make more than the average American. Using that logic this...
  • The American Way over the Nordic Model? Are we crazy?

    The American Way over the Nordic Model? Are we crazy?
    In my long nomadic life, I've been to both poles and most countries in between. I still remember when to be an American was to be envied. The country where I grew up after World War II seemed to be respected and admired around the world. Today, as one...
  • Abandon Medicaid and go with single-payer instead

    To the editor: California's budget is again in peril due to uncontrolled healthcare expenses. Medicaid (California's Medi-Cal) has always been underfunded and poorly run. Should we continue a healthcare system that is fiscally unsound and a public...
  • Some of Grasso's own constituents likely 'freeloaders'

    We should thank John Grasso, the gentleman from Glen Burnie, for expressing an American ideal: That, with hard work and prudence, grit and determination, anyone can own a nice house and a fine car. "Work harder," the Anne Arundel county councilman said...
  • Brown offers $164.7-billion budget plan

    Taking advantage of a growing economy, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a $164.7-billion budget Friday that would boost funding for schools, community colleges, courts and home care for the elderly and disabled. He did not include money that University of...
  • Cal Thomas: Late Cuomo's inspiring words went for naught

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a model of progressivism and a gifted rhetorician. In most media accounts, references were made to...
  • 'Scottish aristocrat' sentenced 21 months in prison for welfare fraud

    'Scottish aristocrat' sentenced 21 months in prison for welfare fraud
    The saga of a pair of self-described Scottish aristocrats who collected more than $167,000 in welfare and other benefits while living in a $1.2 million yacht in South Florida ended Monday with a 21-month prison sentence for "Lord" Colin Chisholm III....
  • Brazil's Rousseff vows budget cuts, anti-corruption push in second term

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff began her second term Thursday vowing to rein in government spending to curb inflation and pull Latin America's largest economy out of a four-year slump. As she took the oath of office in Brasilia, Rousseff also promised...
  • Recession-hit Venezuela vows New Year reforms, foes scoff

    President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Tuesday to reform Venezuela's Byzantine currency controls in early 2015 as part of a six-month plan to shake Venezuela out of recession, but foes accused him of incompetence and inaction. After sitting on GDP data all...
  • Bill White's recap of 2014's top stories, some stranger than fiction

    Bill White's recap of 2014's top stories, some stranger than fiction
    Reading all these year-in-review recaps has left me a little groggy, so forgive me if my own look at 2014's top stories veers in and out of reality. January Phillies announce that Chris Wheeler and Sarge Matthews will be leaving the broadcast booth...