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  • Obama's 'Katrina moment'

    Obama's 'Katrina moment'
    It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
  • America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past

    America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past
    Yes, America. We tortured. And it was illegal, abhorrent and cruel. How can we ignore the facts? How can we fail to demand that the full and complete truth be provided to us? Earlier this year, those of us who follow such news of the intelligence...
  • In a word: clerisy

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: CLERISY We harbor oddly ambivalent attitudes about...
  • Suit the action to the word

    Responding on Twitter to a tweet about my "In a word" post today on crescendo, @delightfulrepas wrote, "Would love to see Mr McIntyre address the injury to 'actionable.' " Let it not be said that I shy away from a challenge. Actionable is a fine old...
  • 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...
  • Tortured arguments, revisited

    Tortured arguments, revisited
    What a sorry spectacle to see the usual suspects — a veritable coalition of the willing-to-torture crowd from the Bush era — seizing on the death of Osama bin Laden as evidence that enhanced interrogation techniques work. It is a leap of logic...
  • Friday morning talkers: Zuckerberg only eats what he kills

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • Romey, Palin, Paul lead GOP...
  • Did waterboarding lead to bin Laden? We don't know and it doesn't matter

    The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
  • Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan

    Romney veepstakes: Forget Rubio and Ryan
    With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
  • Political right misrepresents world events

    I try to follow the political discussion in the U.S. and am amazed how much effort it takes even to begin to be well-informed. If you are serious about being informed, you can't be the least bit lazy and depend on a couple of pundits to shape your world...
  • GOP hypocrites on gas prices

    It's hard not to laugh as we listen to Republicans attacking President Barack Obama over sky-high gas prices. As we all know, the Republican Party has long been in the pocket of the oil and gas industry, allowing them to reap obscene profits during the...
  • No end to war-spawned tears

    While it is commendable that Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates weeps for his dead soldiers ("Gates showing job's toll at end," June 20), his tears are nothing compared to the millions shed by families, and let us not forget the children weeping here and...