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  • Direct democracy not an option

    George A. Nation in his Your View asks, "Does the Constitution create a republic or democracy?" He then proceeds to explain the technical difference between the two and concludes that the Founding Fathers saw little difference between them and that...
  • Making a big decision? Balance your needs with the people you love

     Making a big decision? Balance your needs with the people you love
    Whether it's what to eat for breakfast — a doughnut or egg whites — or even what kind of car to buy, nearly all of our decisions will have some effect on our lives. It's the major decisions, though — involving careers, choosing a...
  • A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself

    A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself
    Often the most stressful part of making a decision is the possibility of making the wrong choice. We spend hours pondering the "what ifs" and soliciting advice from confidants. Ruth Chang, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, said we devote...
  • Wrong ideological choice has cost Obama dearly

    Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people running the...
  • Liberals storm California's bedrooms

    I have a slightly different take on California's recent decision to regulate college sex. Don't get me wrong, it's beyond idiotic, unworkable, even borderline Orwellian. We'll get to all that. But I also think it's incredibly useful. You see, for...
  • Investing: five top stock picks from a turnaround specialist

    Sarah Ketterer, cofounder and CEO of Causeway Capital Management, heads a team of 11 portfolio managers who scout out bargains in the U.S. and overseas. Her list of stock picks reflects her eclectic philosophy. "We have a double-digit weight in banks, and...
  • Wrong ideological choice has cost Obama dearly [Commentary]

    Wrong ideological choice has cost Obama dearly [Commentary]
    Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people running the...
  • Obama throws liberalism under the bus

    Obama throws liberalism under the bus
    President Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people...
  • Stevenson's home becomes National Historic Landmark

    Stevenson's home becomes National Historic Landmark
    The former home in a wooded preserve off St. Mary's Road in Lake County of an Illinois governor who tried twice to be elected president will be dedicated Sunday as a National Historic Landmark. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II's home and farm becomes one of...
  • BUSAN: Hungarian Helmer Bela Tarr Longed To Be a Philosopher

    BUSAN -- Organic, contemplative, bleak and slow are adjectives frequently used to describe the works of iconoclastic Hungarian director Bela Tarr, who made seven-hour "Satantango" and retired from directing after making "The Turin Horse." His admirers...
  • DC Entertainment to revisit licensing deals following T-shirt uproar

     
    DC Entertainment will reevaluate licensing agreements after the comics giant was criticized for lending its name to perceived sexist T-shirts […]...