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Republicans, Democrats fine tune midterm strategies

Democrats have all but written off at least three Senate seats — in North Dakota, Indiana and Arkansas — and at least six House...

Frustrated voters ready to fire Democrats

Frustrated, discouraged and just plain mad, a lot of people who have lost jobs — or know someone who has — now want to...

Welcome to the American Gestapo

Wonder if any of the vast sums of money approved Tuesday for the new Department of Homeland Security are set aside for black uniforms with knee-length boots and black leather trench coats? Should be. Since we’ve gone to all this trouble to create the new American Gestapo we might as well let them look the part.

Violating a trust with readers

Bob Greene, a columnist with The Chicago Tribune, lost his job recently after admitting he nailed a teenage girl he met through his column “a number of year ago.”

A year later, have we really learned what it means to...

A year ago, most Americans lived in blissful ignorance of terrorism.

A disposable commodity called truth

Diogenes, the story goes, spent his life in a futile search for an honest man.

Just when did our daughters start dressing like hookers?

God knows I’m not a prude. As a teenager, I hid Playboys under my mattress, ogled the lingerie ads in the Sears Catalog and even knew about the secret place at my high school where you could look into the girls’ locker room shower.

So, what happened?

Americans celebrated the 4th of July in mostly tradtional ways Thursday - at picnics, air shows, festivals and other public events.

On this 4th, tell Osama to stick a firecracker up his...

At least once an hour during the many television newscasts leading up to the 4th of July, some mushhead with a microphone asks Joe Citizen the same question: “Are you afraid to be out celebrating Independence Day?”

The real terror in the skies

I've never flown America West Airlines and, after hearing that two of their pilots tried to fly a plane out of Miami while tanked on booze, I doubt that I ever will.