Government

10/16/2014 - 4:11pm

    Are we spending our democracy into oblivion?

    This is the time of year when media scribblers bemoan how nasty political campaigns have become. The complainers are accused of a dainty form of historical ignorance by defenders of mud-slinging who...

10/16/2014 - 1:40pm

    We beg you, Republicans, keep the gaffes coming. Exposure of simple lies doesn't seem to be enough to catch voters' attention. It takes the outrageous comments and actions to catch the attention of the media and therefore the public. Even though...

10/16/2014 - 1:32pm

    When you buy a new car, you dodge the sketchy salesman, read up on consumer ratings, get a feel for the ride. When you get married, you think about growing old with a person, love beyond lust, do a life gut check. And when you elect a federal lawmaker next...

10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

    Did you notice that all that fuss over those Central American kids who were crossing the U.S. border alone suddenly died down?

    As recently as June, more than 10,000 children fleeing unchecked...

10/16/2014 - 1:28pm

    Right now you are probably asking yourself: What should I be looking for in a candidate this election year? Excellent attendance at committee hearings? The ability to write an economic plan from scratch? An affinity for poultry?

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10/16/2014 - 1:25pm

    Florida used to be known for oranges. Now it's known for political theater, mostly of the tragic sort.

    In 2000, we spent weeks watching election officials hold up punch-card chad and...

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