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  • FDR and JFK were rich

    Two of the most beloved and respected individuals to ever grace the Oval Office were also two of the wealthiest to serve as president. Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy were never informed or aware that their wealth should be construed as a...
  • Quinn, Vallas, Rauner and the class war card

    Quinn, Vallas, Rauner and the class war card
    Is Republican Bruce Rauner too rich to be governor of Illinois? "Yes," said Democrat Paul Vallas, campaigning for lieutenant governor with incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn. And there it was, public affirmation of what has become the center of Quinn's...
  • Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96

    Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Mr. Wilson, who had been in declining health,...
  • Lehigh Valley businesses among those aided by embattled federal export bank

    Lehigh Valley businesses among those aided by embattled federal export bank
    — About four years ago, a Lehigh County aquarium manufacturer found itself with a dilemma — it was becoming too successful at selling its products overseas. That may not sound like a problem, but for EcoTech Marine's founders, the risk of...
  • How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?

    How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?
    It was widely noticed two weeks ago that the Standard & Poor's 500 index, the most important stock market indicator, hit a milestone by crossing 2,000 for the first time. It was somewhat less widely noticed that on that day, you would have notched a...
  • Obama fails History 101

    President Obama doesn't know much about history. In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions to printing and...
  • Obama's weak case for strong action

    Obama's weak case for strong action
    Baghdad called President Barack Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister. They did. He responded. With the support of U.S....
  • Will Today's Solutions Become Tomorrow's Problems?

    Will Today's Solutions Become Tomorrow's Problems?
    I won't condemn the past to praise the present. Progress! Some shout that word as if we drive on a straight smooth road to our predestined ever-better future. Hogwash. Take immigration, for example. Is there anyone who will say that now at the start...
  • Sylvia Jukes Morris

    "IT IS better to be a rare jade and broken, than to be common tile, and whole," goes the Chinese proverb. THAT PROVERB appears, by no coincidence, and with significant meaning, in an astonishing book, "Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce" by...
  • KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival

    KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival
    AM radio, the scratchy medium that long ago aired Franklin Delano Roosevelt's fireside chats, soap operas and the day's most popular music, is trying to avoid becoming static. Across the country, stations are vying to hold on to listeners as AM radio'...
  • A landmark law at 40: How well is it protecting workers' retirements?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Every American who has retired with economic security - or hopes to - should know these two dates in our history: August 14, 1935, and September 2, 1974. The Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...
  • Zable Stadium upgrade long overdue for William and Mary

    Zable Stadium upgrade long overdue for William and Mary
    Memories, one-liners and restroom horror stories abound regarding William and Mary's once-charming, grown-decrepit football stadium. Here's my favorite: Enthused by his team's play several years ago, a visiting assistant coach jumped from his chair in...