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No need to bail out working moms

I received in my e-mail box today a press release from a "women's'' organization called Moms Rising that supposedly represents "83 million moms in America." "These moms have unanswered questions…

Talk about bad timing

In what may end up being a particularly unfortunate example of poor timing, Donald Luskin, economic adviser to John McCain, published an article in Monday's Washington Post, arguing that,…

Who benefits from Wall Street carnage?

Various and sundry authors have taken various and sundry positions on whether the Wall Street wreckage of this week benefits the Obama or McCain campaign more. We don't know yet.…

It’s all about telling the truth

When she accepted the National Association of Hispanic Journalists 2008 leadership award at the National Press Club last week, Maria Hinojosa mentioned a conversation she had with her friend, Univision…

A remarkable look at the Iraq mess

Journalist and author Bob Woodward's new book "The War Within'' provides informative insights concerning the United States military occupation of Iraq, not least because of his remarkable access to very…

Washington: Armed and dangerous

The National Rifle Association has designated as "must" legislation a bill that, according to law enforcement officials, would not only eliminate most of the District of Columbia's firearm control efforts…

Remembering America’s day of terror

As the nation pauses to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the spotlight from a presidential campaign and a new…

Drowning in a sea of red ink

On Sept. 30, the federal government will end its fiscal year with a deficit -- the excess of spending over revenues -- of a near-record $407 billion. The all time…

Still living in Nixonland

Rick Perlstein's new book "Nixonland" does a masterful job of describing the extent to which shamelessness gives a skillful politician a major advantage over ordinary humans.

Still too much confusion about 9/11

I'm attending the World Summit on Counter-Terrorism in this Tel Aviv suburb and I'm having a coffee and reading the International Herald Tribune. And there on page 2 is a…