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  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • In Hawaii, Democratic battles loom for U.S. Senate, governor

    Intraparty quarrels among Republicans have littered the political landscape this election cycle, but a battle among Democrats is set to take center stage Saturday in Hawaii, as Sen. Brian Schatz looks to stave off a formidable challenge from Rep....
  • Gary Poliakoff, pioneer in condo, homeowner association law, dies

    Gary A. Poliakoff, a co-founder of Fort Lauderdale-based law firm Becker & Poliakoff and pioneer in condominium and homeowner association law, died Friday of complications from cancer. He was 69. Mr. Poliakoff served as managing shareholder of his firm...
  • Scott, Crist also squabble over environmental issues

    Scott, Crist also squabble over environmental issues
    TALLAHASSEE — There is yet another policy arena in which neither of Florida's leading gubernatorial candidates seems to keep his hands clean: the environment. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has been touring the state to promote a new environmental plan...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool never -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines –...
  • Finally, Nixon admits guilt

    WASHINGTON--On the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation as president, his admission of guilt has finally been made public in a 1983 videotaped interview with him by an old White House aide. Speaking of the "smoking gun" White House tape in...
  • Cass R. Sunstein: Nixon impeachment plan followed the Constitution

    When Richard Nixon announced his resignation 40 years ago, it was for one reason: Members of Congress had informed him the night before that he would be impeached by the House of Representatives, convicted by the Senate and removed from office. In...
  • Trader Joes, GOP, and Citizens United: Letters

    Solve parking -- move Trader Joe's has been open for business for five weeks, but it should move. Parking at Lakeside shopping center in Winter Park is a nightmare. It makes sense for the ultra-popular grocery store to move up the street to the vacant...
  • Finally, Nixon admits guilt [Commentary]

    On the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation as president, his admission of guilt has finally been made public in a 1983 videotaped interview with him by an old White House aide. Speaking of the "smoking gun" White House tape in which he...
  • 'Guns of August 2': What led to the Vietnam War

    In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964. This...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...