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Will Obama ever escape the conspiracy nuts?

Will Barack Obama ever be free of conspiracy theories? During the presidential campaign, he was bedeviled by false rumors that he was a "secret" Muslim.

Now fringe elements charge…

To hell with Michael Vick

Some people just cannot wait for dog killer Michael Vick to return to professional football. The only thing this inter-species sadist deserves is universal derision.

Let's re-cap exactly why…

Let’s pack heat at the U.S. Capitol

It isn't often that those of us struggling to be coherent in our chosen profession praise the work of our competitors, but the other day E.J. Dionne of The Washington…

‘Hope’ rhetoric no longer sells in Ohio

Hope and jobs are in short supply in Ohio eight months after President Barack Obama won the recession-battered state in the 2008 election with promises of a better future.

Beer diplomacy won’t heal racial divide

The need for President Barack Obama to conduct "beer diplomacy" between a respected black scholar and the white policeman who arrested him demonstrates that race relations have yet to fade…

Unsafe trucks, buses still on the road

Hundreds of tractor-trailer and bus companies ordered to shut down because of federal safety violations ranging from suspended licenses to possible drug use have stayed on the road by using…

Homegrown terrorists worry officials

Antiterrorism officials are increasingly concerned about American-bred extremists who travel abroad for terror training and then return home, sometimes quietly recruiting followers over the years.

Federal authorities have issued…

Stop the presses: Obama is an American

It's official: Barack Obama is a native-born American. He has a vote of Congress to prove it.

Language in a resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hawaii becoming the…

Health care: So much hyperbole, so few facts

Here in Hate City, where the Potomac flows silently past an ever-babbling riverbank, the healthcare reform debate has degenerated into partisan sound-bite salvos. So far, all that is certain is…

Another close shave for our rights

Then-Vice President Dick Cheney promised that the Bush administration's war on terrorism would be fought on "the dark side." We are still finding out how dark that was.

On…