- Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin’s parents rally against Fla. ‘stand your ground’ law
- Hillary Clinton campaign got illicit funds from D.C. scandal figure
- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
- Tickets linked to stolen passports purchased by Iranian middleman
- More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon
- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
- Real-life Dr. Doolittle to reveal how to talk to animals
- Climate change could bring back smallpox, researchers say
- Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at N.Y. trial
By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Lorraine Ryan
A&E just lost its audience for "Duck Dynasty" by throwing Phil Robertson off the hit show ("'Duck Dynasty' Phil Robertson suspended 'indefinitely' for gay quip," Web, Dec. 19).
When all those full-time employees are cut back to half-time so their employers won't have to pay for their health care ("Obamacare's panicked Democrats," Commentary, July 11), how will they afford health insurance or the penalty fees associated with nonparticipation on a part-time salary?
How can an administration that gives guns to criminals, resulting in the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent, have any credibility in a gun-ban debate?
It is frustrating to read that some in the Tea Party are not backing our presumptive GOP presidential nominee wholeheartedly ("Tea party voters lack enthusiasm for Romney," Web, Wednesday). Considering that I have been to just about every Tea Party rally in Washington and agree with Tea Party principles, I view myself as a member of the Tea Party. This is a classic example of cutting off one's nose to spite one's face. I'm sorry if other Tea Party members' favorite candidates didn't make the cut, but they need to get over it.
Can someone please explain to me the liberal rationale? I cannot understand it for the life of me. The political left says it should not be opposed to the law allowing the killing of a baby in the womb, but it should support a law banning the sale of sugared soda of more than 16 ounces in size because full-calorie, sugared drinks are not good for your health ("NYC proposes ban on sale of oversize sodas," Web, Thursday).
Was anyone really surprised to read about the shocking goings-on at Metro ("Inept get promoted, ... capable get buried," Page 1, Tuesday)? It's just business as usual in the politically corrupt capital city.
There is a reason, sadly, why 12 jurors found Casey Anthony not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old child, Caylee ("When 'reality' leaves justice undone," Politics, Friday).