In "'Oddball heaven' works for America" (Commentary, Tuesday) Victor Davis Hanson seems confident that American exceptionalism will continue - and he concludes that American exceptionalism will end when we end the freedom of the individual. This poses the question, are we losing our individual freedom?
It's a dental story told so often it borders on cliche.
Portland is the largest city in the United States that has yet to approve fluoridation to combat tooth decay.
If the Los Angeles Dodgers ever win the World Series, they'll have to wear name tags at the ring ceremony.
Marketing campaigns for Oscar trophies tend toward earnest snoozers. But pleas for Emmy glory can be as snarky or witty as the comedies they're promoting.
Frank Gaffney Jr.'s piece comparing Andrew Breitbart to Sam Adams was great ("Our Sam Adams," Commentary, March 6).
The untimely death of my friend Andrew Breitbart last week got me thinking about what an extraordinary contribution he had made to our country and to the cause of freedom in his 43 years. Reflecting on Andrew's visionary, colorful and usually combative leadership conjured up a favorable comparison to another patriot from a no-less-critical time in our nation's history: Samuel Adams.
Riot-clad law enforcement officers cleared out Oakland's weeks-old anti-Wall Street encampment just before dawn Monday, arresting Occupy demonstrators and removing tents from a downtown plaza after issuing several warnings over the weekend.
In a tense escalation of the Occupy Portland protest, police in riot gear Sunday surrounded demonstrators in a downtown park area after hundreds of people defied the mayor's order to leave the park by midnight.