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  • Voting is a civic duty that includes the responsibility to show a suitable ID

    It is ironic that The Sun titled its editorial on voter ID laws "The phantom menace" (Feb. 27). The "Phantom Menace" in the Star Wars trilogy actually refers to a dark force in politics that hides in plain sight pretending to be a public servant....
  • A globalizing private sector, a government overwhelmed by corporate money

    A globalizing private sector, a government overwhelmed by corporate money
    President Barack Obama believes government has a vital role in creating good jobs in America. Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrichsay American business will create good jobs here if their taxes are lowered and regulations eased. The facts are on the president's...
  • What Thomas Sowell calls free speech is not

    Thomas Sowell gets it wrong in his April 12 column, "Free speech for everybody is the gist of the Supreme Court ruling." The reality is that "over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on campaign contributions" is not, as Mr. Sowell...
  • New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer

    New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer
    During his final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus said: "And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." That sort of preaching was not very popular with the right-...
  • With democracy fading, time to wake up and see danger

    This is a column about campaign finance reform. And your eyes glazed over just then, didn't they? That's the problem with this problem. Americans know that government truly of, by and for the people is unlikely if not impossible so long as the...
  • Supreme Court Needs Changes

    The Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC may appear antagonistic to democratic principles and will surely cause some to question the court's honesty. Nevertheless, the court is composed of humans, and humans make mistakes on a daily basis. It is...
  • 'Love the Gov.' — Indictment Recounts Rowland's Emailed Sales Pitches

     'Love the Gov.' — Indictment Recounts Rowland's Emailed Sales Pitches
    "Love the Gov." That's how ex-Gov. John G. Rowland signed an email to Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg on Oct. 23, 2009 — in the first of several messages that prosecutors say he sent over seven months in hopes of becoming a...
  • Race to succeed Waxman will be expensive, early reports show

    If there was ever any doubt that the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman will be expensive, some of the campaign finance reports filed Tuesday should remove it. Fundraising and spending reports are due by midnight at the Federal Election...
  • Conservatives encouraging presidential bid by surgeon outraise rivals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If money is any indication, a prominent Baltimore doctor with no political experience is an early front-runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race. A group encouraging retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to run for president raised $2.4...
  • Bears, golden rule, and Grapes of Wrath: Letters

    Don't blame the bears How can we, as an ethical society, build homes and leave our garbage out in a gated subdivision near a forest "carved out of the Wekiva River landscape" that advertises lots of wildlife, and then wonder why we attract hungry...
  • Esty Ramps Up Fundraising In First Quarter

    Freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty ramped up fundraising in the first three months of the year, drawing more than Reps. John Larson, Joseph Courtney, and Rosa DeLauro — long-term Democrat incumbents who have not, as Esty has, been the target of...
  • Paul, Rubio lead potential Republican 2016 contenders in spending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Groups supporting Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio lead the pack of potential Republican presidential candidates in spending money and investing in possible campaigns this year, more than 20 months before the first votes are...