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  • Tribune Co. to spin off newspapers

    Tribune Co. to spin off newspapers
    One week after boosting its broadcasting holdings with the announcement of a deal to purchase 19 television stations,  Tribune Co. said Wednesday morning it intends to spin off its publishing business into a separate company.   The move would separate...
  • The hollowing out of government

    The hollowing out of government
    The chemical and fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn't been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection by a...
  • IRS and union members attacked unjustly

    IRS and union members attacked unjustly
    Commentator Peter Morici errs in stating that the National Treasury Employees Union is deeply involved in the management of the IRS ("Declare independence from the IRS," July 5). We have a contract to benefit our employees, but we do not manage the IRS....
  • Tribune Co. plans to spin off newspapers

    Tribune Co. plans to spin off newspapers
    The Baltimore Sun's owner said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable broadcasting industry. Chicago-based Tribune said its publishing assets,...
  • The two Obamas

    The two Obamas
    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hell-bent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...
  • Unionized federal employees don't run the IRS

    Unionized federal employees don't run the IRS
    Peter Morici's recent commentary makes the absurd claim that the National Treasury Employees Union is somehow "deeply involved" in the management of the Internal Revenue Service ("Let's declare our independence from the IRS," July 4). I am sure this would...
  • What was the IRS thinking?

    What was the IRS thinking?
    Well, this is a fine mess. After years of moaning about various "conspiracies" against them, conservative activists finally have a real (i.e., not manufactured by Fox or inflated by Rush Limbaugh) piece of evidence to take before the court of public...
  • GOP can't help overreaching on Obama scandals

    GOP can't help overreaching on Obama scandals
    Well, that didn't take long. Just as several genuine scandals cast the Obama administration in an unfavorable light, Republicans in Congress are already overreaching — with hyperbolic comparisons to Watergate, calls for special prosecutors,...
  • Top item on Obama's agenda: damage control

    Top item on Obama's agenda: damage control
    As it must come to all American presidents, it seems, Barack Obama's policy agenda is being crowded out of the headlines by the imperative of damage control against administration scandal. The allegations of incompetence or worse in the IRS' targeting...
  • Boxing Obama in

    Boxing Obama in
    Greater than the risk of being accused of criminality in the three scandals now gripping the Obama administration is the peril that the president's substantive agenda is being hopelessly knocked off track. The liberal Illinois senator who entered the...
  • Scandals put presidential credibility on the line

    Scandals put presidential credibility on the line
    When the storm of administration scandals first hit President Barack Obama, he offered a good impersonation of Claude Raines in "Casablanca," expressing shock that gambling was going on in Rick's saloon. His verbal outrage at the snooping of the IRS and...
  • Security vs. privacy

    Security vs. privacy
    The latest open debate over security and privacy is a welcome pivot from the irksome father-knows-best attitude that has prevailed too long regarding the government's contention of superior judgment in the realm of national security. As with most...