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  • Reid, Pelosi and The Sun — all subversives [Letter]

     Reid, Pelosi and The Sun — all subversives [Letter]
    When is The Sun going to do an expose about the lack of a responsible leader in the U.S. Senate (formerly known as the most revered deliberative legislative body in the world)? I am reading "Duty" by Robert Gates who basically thinks Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is a subversive. Senator Reid has held over 100 bills passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and kept them from being voted on. He has multiple relatives with jobs in the government, and he has become a multi-millionaire while serving in the Senate
  • When the U.S. welched on Shevardnadze [Commentary]

    When the U.S. welched on Shevardnadze [Commentary]
    Absent from U.S. media encomia for recently deceased former Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze is any mention of the historic deal he reached with his U.S. counterpart James Baker in 1990 ensuring that the Soviet empire would collapse "with a...

    Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills

    Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose? For many — in fact,...

    U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale

    U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale
    A group of U.S. diplomats arrived in Libya three years ago to a memorable reception: a throng of cheering men and women who pressed in on the startled group "just to touch us and thank us," recalled Susan Rice, President Obama's national security advisor....

    United Technologies' Sikorsky Wins $1.3 Billion Helicopter Deal

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $1.28 billion contract to develop a new combat rescue helicopter based on the company's workhorse UH-60 Black Hawk, the Pentagon said Thursday. The contract covers development and...