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In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...
I was saddened to read the obituaries for Anthony Lewis, the Pultizer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and author. He may be most familiar for his decades of work at the New York Times. But his book, "Gideon's Trumpet," was one of the first -- and best...
A military hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of giving classified materials about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to WikiLeaks, has been scheduled for next month at Fort Meade. The primary purpose of the...
Sun StaffJune 13, 1971 The Pentagon Papers -- classified Defense Department documents about the Vietnam War -- are published by The New York Times. Sept. 3, 1971 A group of White House aides burglarizes a psychiatrist's office to find files on Daniel Ellsberg,...
Sun StaffA special prosecutor pleaded with a federal judge yesterday to punish two recalcitrant reporters by sending them to jail, not put them under house arrest as they had hoped. In memos filed with the U.S. District Court in Washington, the prosecutor,...
Sun StaffMaryland would gain more than 6,600 jobs - more than all but one other state - as jobs throughout the country are sent here under a vast restructuring of the nation's military bases proposed yesterday by the Pentagon. The state's big bases would get...
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.A conservative Republican lawmaker says he sees a liberal slant among Tennessee public university student and faculty councils choosing speakers and events paid for from student activity fees. During this year's legislative session, Sen. Stacey...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewThe Justice Department's decision to secretly subpoena months of reporters' phone records is drawing comparisons with Nixon-era tactics and raising anew questions about the aggression with which the Obama administration has cracked down on unauthorized...
Boston HeraldOutraged Bay State Democrats are blasting President Obama for exhibiting a Nixonian abuse of power after the stunning news that the Department of Justice secretly obtained Associated Press phone records and the IRS targeted conservative groups -- new...
The Hartford CourantChristopher Buckley, the Forbes editor, journalist and author whose books tackle political and cultural sacred cows with a satirical twist, will give a free talk Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at The Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Road., Lakeville. Son...
Liz Smith"SHE LOOKED self-made, not handled, but she had the air of somebody who knew stardom was inevitable. The subtext of her attitude was 'You have no idea how big I'm going to be. You'll rue how you weren't more respectful." That is former MTV VJ, Alan Hunter...
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