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  • Tax day just yields more cash for the government to waste

    Tax day just yields more cash for the government to waste
    The White House marked Tax Day on Wednesday by reminding taxpayers to go online and use a "taxpayer receipt calculator" to see where their federal tax dollars are going. "From funding for our schools to funding for our veterans, it's important to know...
  • Richard Hovannisian on Armenians and genocide's burden

     Richard Hovannisian on Armenians and genocide's burden
    As a boy in the Central Valley, Richard Hovannisian was discouraged from learning to read, write or even speak his parents' native language, Armenian. He made up for lost time, becoming a preeminent Armenian scholar, founding the Armenian studies...
  • Artist gets creative with wood and glass

    Artist gets creative with wood and glass
    Gary Suidikas, of Westminster, has a passion for creating art using wood and glass. He taught himself to draw and paint as a child. Growing up, he moved all around Europe, as his father was in the military. When he lived in Denmark and Germany, his...
  • A Stable Jobs Picture For Pratt & Whitney In Connecticut

    A Stable Jobs Picture For Pratt & Whitney In Connecticut
    Pratt & Whitney executives don't talk much about job totals in Connecticut as they describe the company's new engines, market strategies and technologies. In the long run, it's a sensitive topic, as employment in the home state has slipped slowly —...
  • Vladimir Putin and the neoconservatives

    PARIS -- Russia and the United States are engaged in a profound ideological confrontation -- one that isn't widely understood in Western Europe or even at the White House. It began in February a year ago. President Vladimir Putin of Russia found...
  • US foreign policy founders on ignorance, arrogance

    PARIS -- The first foreign policy speech given by a major Republican presidential prospect, Jeb Bush, in mid-February, was notable for its display of ignorance about the world and its menaces -- unfortunately a common Republican characteristic. Among...
  • Rachel Marsden: Is America tough enough to deal with modern threats?

    PARIS -- The Green Berets need to throw more tea parties, don't you think? The federal government is requesting public-sector proposals from contractors to train U.S. Special Forces in ethnography and cultural work. That includes, according to the...
  • European allies are declaring their independence from irresponsible U.S.

    PARIS -- Britain, Germany and France are all posting signs of dissent in the West. Last week Barack Obama's White House found two good reasons to angrily criticize the British government, its most faithful and docile ally and client in the post-World...
  • Rachel Marsden: Lost art of listening is essential to geopolitics

    PARIS -- American radio host Howard Stern conducted a lengthy interview with Madonna last week. Although the world-famous singer might not share my conservative political views, I found myself hard-pressed to think of another woman whose story I connected...
  • Ukraine mess is worst of Obama's many foreign policy disasters

    PARIS -- The most devastating reproach historians are likely to make to Barack Obama's record in the White House is his devastating failure in foreign policy -- a failure that stems from his willingness to leave the warrior ideologues of the State and...
  • Technology careers: old losers, new winners

    DEAR JOYCE: My tech-minded son enters a four-year college this year and plans to major in information technology. Fine! But he says he will be happy when he gets his degree and is done with school. Despite my repeated explanations to the contrary, my son...