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  • For the GOP, rightward ho!

     For the GOP, rightward ho!
    The Republican Party is at war with itself. It's divided over how best to shrink the federal budget and how to undo President Obama's healthcare law. It hasn't been notably successful at either, which helps explain why the GOP's standing in the eyes of...
  • Is Obama the most polarizing president ever?

    Is Obama the most polarizing president ever?
    “The Republican Party is at war with itself,” Doyle McManus wrote in his Sunday column about how former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint is using his new post at the Heritage Foundation to push Republican members of Congress as far right as...
  • Unbowed tea party Republicans could shut down government again

    Unbowed tea party Republicans could shut down government again
    At the last possible moment, the dysfunctional United States Congress voted to end the debilitating government shutdown and avoid a calamitous default on the government debt. It should have been a humiliating defeat for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and the other...
  • Why scholars are challenging Howard Zinn and Diana West

    Why scholars are challenging Howard Zinn and Diana West
    Left-wing historian Howard Zinn -- author of the perennially popular “A People’s History of the United States” -- has long been criticized by other historians on the left, a number of whom have publicly challenged both his facts and...
  • Verily, Christians disagree on immigration reform [Blowback]

    Verily, Christians disagree on immigration reform [Blowback]
    Imagine a major Christian leader citing Scripture while writing about marriage, abortion, divorce or sexual abstinence in a commentary published by a mainstream newspaper. Imagine him encouraging reforms that "reflect biblical principles," noting that...
  • California discourages needy from signing up for food stamps

    California discourages needy from signing up for food stamps
    WASHINGTON — It was not surprising that Texas held out. For years, Texas was among a handful of states that required every resident seeking help with grocery bills to first be fingerprinted, an exercise typically associated with criminals....
  • Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa

    Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa
    "I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...." So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
  • Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction

    Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) drew cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers this week when he laid out seven principles to "guide discussion" of online sales taxes and "spark creative solutions." To the retailers, Goodlatte's...
  • Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more

    Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more
    At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz digs in as shutdown looms

    Sen. Ted Cruz digs in as shutdown looms
    WASHINGTON — Three hours into his Senate speech-a-thon, Sen. Ted Cruz recalled that Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster criticizing U.S. drone policy was seen at first as "curious if not quixotic," but ultimately "transformed the debate." Cruz, a Texas...
  • Lazarus: GOP will stop at nothing to deny Obama his due on healthcare reform

    Lazarus: GOP will stop at nothing to deny Obama his due on healthcare reform
    "All of this would be funny if it weren't so crazy." That was President Obama commenting the other day about some of the irresponsible, outlandish and just plain idiotic things critics have been saying about the Affordable Care Act. We've now...