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Debate unsettled

This week’s release of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on the interrogation of terrorism suspects in the wake of the 9/11 attacks provoked a great furor — at least in much of the media. The New York Times, for example, cal...
Published: 12/15/14

U.S. has its mojo rising

In stock market parlance, “the ghost walks” points to a security that has long been dead having new life. Watching demonstrations across the country reminds me that an apathetic public can come to life. Has America found its mojo? ...
Published: 12/15/14

Ferguson has gone beyond facts

The White House response to Ferguson wouldn't be complete without a meeting with Al Sharpton, the infamous agitator who has become President Barack Obama's “go-to man on race,” in the words of a Politico headline from last August. ...
Published: 12/15/14

Let’s keep our tourism sector growing

Florida — the Sunshine State — is one of America's best destinations for tourists. Florida's 12th Congressional District — which I have the distinct pleasure of representing — is no different. From the growing Sunwest Harbourt...
Published: 12/11/14

Less still more

In the relentless battle between people and the things that can kill them, there was bad news last week from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC announced that the flu vaccine being administered for the 2014-2015 influenza...
Published: 12/11/14

Letters to the editor, Dec. 10

Wrong root
Published: 12/11/14

Canada too often taken for granted

In case you missed it, Google “Canadians sing U.S. Anthem.” During a National Hockey League game between the Nashville Predators and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, the microphone conked out on the performer singing “The Star-Sp...
Published: 12/11/14

An alternative

One constant refrain in the debate over the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is the assertion from supporters of the health care financing overhaul law that critics such as Republican members of Congress and conservative commentators haven't offered alter...
Published: 12/10/14

Letters to the editor, Dec. 6

Blame Reid
Published: 12/10/14

Self-regulation should handle cybercrime

Here's a troubling anti-business trend: Congress and some states are considering legislation that would require organizations managing databases of personal information to put in place safeguards against hacking or face significant fines after a brea...
Published: 12/10/14

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