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  • Mitt Romney has no future in the GOP

    Mitt Romney has no future in the GOP
    As if Mitt Romney's defeat weren't a cross enough to bear, the kind of campaign he ran could make him uniquely a man on the outside of his party looking in. His chameleon-like shades of Republicanism — he presented himself as "severely...
  • Obama-Romney: It's not over yet

    Obama-Romney: It's not over yet
    Things certainly seem to be breaking President Barack Obama's way of late. A slew of new polls last week showed gains for him in crucial battleground states, most notably Ohio, the one state no Republican has ever won the presidency without. Mr. Obama...
  • Charlotte speech gives O'Malley a shot at advancement, redemption

    Charlotte speech gives O'Malley a shot at advancement, redemption
    When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more. As an increasingly...
  • U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says

    U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says
    Reviewing the multibillion-dollar U.S. aid program in Afghanistan two years ago, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pronounced it a "heartbreaking" failure and promised to make a successful aid program the centerpiece of a revamped strategy to...
  • GMAC dropping 250 Maryland foreclosure cases

    GMAC Mortgage said Tuesday it is dropping about 250 Maryland foreclosure cases that were apparently "robo-signed," giving homeowners a second chance to save their properties — and raising the possibility that other lenders might follow suit. The...
  • Super PACs: How did the Supreme Court not see this coming?

    Super PACs: How did the Supreme Court not see this coming?
    Maybe what this country needs on the Supreme Court is a real politician or at least a sensible political scientist or two. Perhaps they would help the court's majority understand how it has allowed unlimited big-donor money to contaminate and almost...
  • John Edwards' fake sincerity wears off

    John Edwards' fake sincerity wears off
    Now that a North Carolina jury has ruled that former Sen. John Edwards is not a crook, at least in terms of misusing campaign contributions, he is free to go on conning his fellow citizens that he remains an instrument of The Almighty to serve the...
  • Walking to deliver a message to Obama

    Imagine de Tocqueville with a Twitter account. Or maybe Jack Kerouac without a car. B.J. Hill started walking across the country in March 2008, carrying a then-empty journal and asking people he met if they wanted to write a message to the president they...
  • We need better fiscal management, not higher taxes

    This past week Sen. John Kerry explained that tax increases are necessary due the current federal government's revenue shortfall (less citizen income, less income tax revenues). This all-too-common view assumes the moral right of government to a...
  • Romney's woes: Blame the candidate, not the campaign

    Romney's woes: Blame the candidate, not the campaign
    After a few shaky weeks, the Romney kibitzers are calling for a big staff shakeup, apparently on the assumption that his footsoldiers have been responsible for the bumps in his campaign trail. Fingered particularly is his longtime Boston aide and...
  • Intellectual dishonesty and politicking led to debt downgrade

    When Sen. John Kerry called Standard & Poor's downgrade of the U.S. credit rating "The tea party downgrade," he illustrated perfectly the intellectual dishonesty and absurd politicking that has given Congress its stellar 14 percent approval rating. If...
  • Give pols a pass for verbal miscues

    Give pols a pass for verbal miscues
    My elementary school principal was fond of reminding his students that the last perfect person walked this Earth 2,000 years ago. (Note to the litigious types over at the ACLU: It was permissible to provide such insight in light of the school's...