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  • Fiscal cliff, here we come

    Fiscal cliff, here we come
    Watch out, folks, this could get bumpy. With the release Monday of a proposal, or something approximating one, from House Republican leaders on a way to avert the "fiscal cliff," we now have the opening positions from both parties, neither of which...
  • CareFirst proposes 25 percent rate increase under health care reform

    CareFirst proposes 25 percent rate increase under health care reform
    Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
  • Conservatives haven't given up

    Conservatives haven't given up
    The conservative Gotterdammerung is finally here. "Like dazed survivors in a ravaged city, America's conservatives are wailing and beating their collective breasts," opines the Economist's "Lexington" columnist. "A leading conservative thinker," asked...
  • Obama tax plan is certain jobs-killer

    In his recent press conference, President Barack Obama again claimed his plan to reduce the deficit and avoid the fiscal cliff would mean that "97 percent of small businesses are not going to see their taxes go up." But this is, to put it politely,...
  • As political rhetoric fires up, federal workers feel the heat

    You can't blame federal workers if they're feeling like a punching bag for politicians these days. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney rallies supporters with claims that federal workers are overcompensated by as much as 40 percent. The...
  • Sun publishes absurd views on labor issues

    Sun publishes absurd views on labor issues
    As a businessman I read The Sun to be informed and educated, not for snide and misinformed comments such as those in commentator Matt Patterson's piece on the nomination of Thomas Perez as labor secretary ("Why do we need a labor department?" March 22)....
  • Carson tapped to speak at major conservative political conference

    Carson tapped to speak at major conservative political conference
    Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will speak at a prominent conservative political rally next month, alongside the likes of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, the American Conservative Union said...
  • The Carson monologue

    The Carson monologue
    Dr. Benjamin Carson, the eminent Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, has received much attention over the years not only for his skills in the operating room but for what he has achieved beyond it. For many Baltimoreans, his story is a familiar one...
  • Due to retire, Guantanamo prosecutor gets 3 more years on job

    MIAMI The Pentagon has extended the career of the chief war crimes prosecutor into the first year of the next U.S. president's term, a move designed to instill stability and confidence in the on-again, off-again war crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....
  • The War on Poverty: 50 years of failure

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's launch of the War on Poverty. In January 1964, Johnson declared "unconditional war on poverty in America." Since then, the taxpayers have spent $22 trillion on Johnson's war. Adjusted...
  • Food stamp error rate declined as rolls grew

    WASHINGTON Despite a recession-fueled expansion in food stamp rolls, the percentage of Americans mistakenly receiving too much or too little under the program is at an all-time low. In 37 states, error rates fell between fiscal year 2008 (the recession...
  • Parents, not bureaucrats, should decide what kids eat

    WASHINGTON The primary focus of the federal school meal programs should be meeting students' needs. But for that to happen, there must be recognition that parents not the first lady or Congress know what's best for their children. Unfortunately, the...