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  • Co-worker friending and cubicle dancing

    Co-worker friending and cubicle dancing
    If you're mad it's Monday, remember: Tuesday is just a Monday that has had an extra day to practice. (I'll give you a moment to think about that.) OK. As much as I'd like to be a philosopher, I remain a newspapery question-answerer. So, on to the...
  • Furor hurts, mystifies family

    The Harris family's life began to unravel around dawn on the last day of August. R.J. Harris, who is 77, was in bed when a noise jolted him awake. Bam. What was that? Bam. It sounded like an explosion. Bam. The front door swung open and officers in...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Hard lessons with Michelle Rhee

    Patt Morrison Asks: Hard lessons with Michelle Rhee
    No one, it seems, is lukewarm about Michelle Rhee; she's a pass-fail figure, inspiring or polarizing. In the name of reforming public schools, the onetime Teach for America teacher, depending on your viewpoint, either trailblazed or bulldozed her way...
  • Voter ID laws uphold system's integrity

    Two recent bulletins place progressive outrage about voting rights in interesting perspective. Item No. 1: The latest "Pew Center on the States Report" found 24 million invalid voter registrations and nearly 2 million dead people still on U.S. voter...
  • Union bosses love taxpayers' wallets

    Union bosses love taxpayers' wallets
    What if lawmakers passed a bill that allowed two dozen hand-picked political insiders to fan out across the state and walk up to you and demand your cash? Not ask but demand. Got a problem? There is no passion in the demand, no anger, no urgency....
  • Our Obligation To 20 First-Graders: Get Guns Under Control

    Our Obligation To 20 First-Graders: Get Guns Under Control
    First-graders are artworks taped to the refrigerator door, bouncing bodies on a crowded school bus, holiday cards that say Love You Mommy and Best Dad. First-graders are bedtime stories, and Dora the Explorer, and silly songs, and runny noses, and...
  • Athletes Who Use Guns Must Use Their Influence In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

    Some of the best hunters and anglers in the world are to be found on the rosters of American professional sports teams. Some of the best hunters and anglers in the world are to be found enshrined in Cooperstown, Canton and Springfield. They are...
  • As Weapons Ban Movement Grows, Some Perspective Is In Order

    If the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter. That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
  • Daum: Finally, it's time for gun control

    The time is now. Those words have been reverberating in the wake of Friday's shootings in Newtown, Conn. There's at last a sense that the moment has come for some serious action on gun control. Even some of the most reliable 2nd Amendment hawks are...
  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
  • The NRA's latest debacle

    The NRA's latest debacle
    Given its disrepute in the wake of the Newtown massacre, I thought the NRA could only improve in public opinion. But in his highly anticipated appearance today, Vice President Wayne LaPierre managed to make the organization look even worse than before....