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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Grover Norquist: Republican ayatollah

    Grover Norquist: Republican ayatollah
    Ayatollahs seem to just appoint themselves and then start enforcing their own brand of orthodoxy. Grover Norquist has been doing that in the Republican Party for years. Mr. Norquist has never been elected to anything. Nobody ever said he should be in...
  • Boehner's version of compromise: You give 100 percent, he gives nothing

    It appears to me that Speaker John Boehner and the House Republicans are determined to drive us off the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year, and they are positioning the party to blame President Barack Obama for it. The speaker keeps repeating...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Partly sunny, high near 65. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, low around 50. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Postal inspectors focus on Calif.-Md. delivery of drugs: Search warrants unsealed...
  • The lesson of the fiscal cliff: Our problem is jobs, not the federal deficit

    The lesson of the fiscal cliff: Our problem is jobs, not the federal deficit
    I wish President Barack Obama would explain to the nation that the federal budget deficit isn't the nation's major economic problem and deficit reduction shouldn't be our major goal. Our biggest problem is lack of good jobs and sufficient growth. And...
  • Hagel and defense

    Hagel and defense
    Biography isn't policy. President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two Purple Hearts from a war many...
  • Fiscal cliff, here we come

    Fiscal cliff, here we come
    Watch out, folks, this could get bumpy. With the release Monday of a proposal, or something approximating one, from House Republican leaders on a way to avert the "fiscal cliff," we now have the opening positions from both parties, neither of which...
  • Maryland's debt bomb

    Maryland's debt bomb
    State media keep talking about the fiscal cliff as if it will obliterate Maryland's wealth if Congress does not reach a compromise on debt talks. The truth is, cuts are far down the road if they happen, and Maryland will continue to thrive as an extension...
  • Your guide to the fiscal cliff

    Your guide to the fiscal cliff
    Are we about to go over a fiscal cliff? It's looking more likely, but it may not be as alarming as it sounds. Here are three things you need to know about the impending crisis over the so-called fiscal cliff, the combination of tax increases and...
  • On the fiscal cliff, neither side should compromise

    On the fiscal cliff, neither side should compromise
    "Compromise or confrontation?" So ran a recent headline on CNN.com, above a story about the "fiscal cliff" and a confrontational-looking picture of President Barack Obama. The implication was clear: Our leaders must compromise or confront each other on...
  • Rescue the Coast Guard

    Rescue the Coast Guard
    Before superstorm Sandy pounded the shores of the East Coast, it had already claimed its first American victims. With the storm still a day from landfall, the U.S. Coast Guard received a distress signal from the tall ship Bounty located approximately 90...
  • Bob Dole and the GOP's disability

    Bob Dole and the GOP's disability
    Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
  • Lewis and Ravens offer readers relief

    I hope everyone who watched Ray Lewis come out on the field at M&T Bank Stadium for the last time and do his dance had the best laugh so far in 2013 ("Ray's day," Jan. 7). I know I did and still get a smile on my face when I think about it. Wasn't it...