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  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • Don't count Biden out in 2016

    Don't count Biden out in 2016
    As the second Obama term gets underway, much is being said and written about the president finally emerging as a tougher, stronger Democrat in the liberal mold of past party greats. His second inaugural address pressed Republicans in Congress to accept...
  • President Biden? History says no

    I read with interest Jules Witcover's recent commentary, "Don't count Biden out in 2016" (Jan. 29), suggesting that Vice President Joe Biden might be a serious candidate for president in 2016. If history is a guide, the chances of a sitting Vice...
  • Beyond Tom Perez: Why do we need a Labor Department?

    Beyond Tom Perez: Why do we need a Labor Department?
    Well, America survived. Yes, it's true, the United States was able to withstand two months without a labor secretary. The previous secretary, Hilda Solis, stepped down on Jan. 22. That thud you heard was no one noticing. No one noticed because, like...
  • 'If you cut the rate, people will come'

    'If you cut the rate, people will come'
    Steve Walters has a modest proposal that makes Baltimore homeowners cheer and government bean-counters wince: slash the city's property tax rate in half. The Loyola University Maryland economics professor, pointing to the modern rebirths of San Francisco...
  • Obama drops climate change talk as green movement fizzles

    Obama drops climate change talk as green movement fizzles
    "What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled. As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
  • Who benefits from the oil crisis?

    I agree with op-ed contributor Peter Morici that economic recovery will spur demand for gasoline and jet travel ("Obama's failed oil policy," April 26). However, his idea that the money Americans spend on higher gas and vehicle prices will stay home to...
  • Keith Olbermann debut: Two minutes short of success

    Keith Olbermann debut: Two minutes short of success
    I have to give Keith Olbermann and Current TV their due: For 58 minutes Monday night, they delivered an impressive premiere on the new "Countdown" show. Strong production values, reasonable discussions and no ugly over-the-top slanderous attacks on...
  • Keith Olbermann's first week smooth and rude

    Keith Olbermann's first week smooth and rude
    After four nights of watching Keith Olbermann, there are two things I can say with some certainty. First, he has put together a first-rate production team. Current TV is producing a more focused and faster moving “Countdown” than MSNBC did....
  • It's time for U.S. to pass an energy bill

    It's time for U.S. to pass an energy bill
    The old saying goes that if you put a million chimpanzees into a room with a million typewriters for enough time, one of them will eventually write Shakespeare. Unfortunately, we do not have a room full of chimpanzees, but we have the next best thing...
  • Jennifer Granholm to join Keith Olbermann's prime-time lineup at Current TV

    Jennifer Granholm to join Keith Olbermann's prime-time lineup at Current TV
    Current TV, the prime-time home of Keith Olbermann, Wednesday announced a strong election-year move with Jennifer Granholm joining the channel in January to host a show weeknights at 9 following Olbermann's. Granholm, the former governor of Michigan,...
  • End the ethanol charade

    End the ethanol charade
    Is it just me, or was there actually a time when ethanol was the great, green hope? Didn't Al Gore tell us it would fight global warming through cleaner motor vehicle emissions? Didn't George W. Bush promise this homegrown grain byproduct would reduce U....