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Left-leaning professors overpopulate campuses

Michael Ballou couldn't understand all the fuss. All he did was assign his political science students at Santa Rosa Junior College to write an e-mail and at the bottom include the words: "Kill the president, kill the president." More

Return Council candidates

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Hey, big spender, nothing is sexy about a big deficit

Outside of watching golf on TV, discussing the budget deficit is the most boring thing in sight. Eyes glaze over, heads drop, and throats are cleared whenever the subject of government spending is broached. More

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It is time to tell the truth. The war in Iraq was based on a pack of lies. More

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Lottery appointment brings controversy to process

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Springer to use senator position to exploit people

In a new 30-minute fund-raising infomercial, Jerry Springer informally announced his intention to run for the Senate from Ohio. In the video, he makes it clear he has a big problem with

In Yellowcake-gate what didn't the president know?

Poor Karl Rove. He spends close to two years meticulously staging photo ops and carefully crafting sound bites to create the image of President Bush as a take-charge, land-the-jet-on-the-deck-of-the-aircraft-carrier, "bring-

Rebuilding Iraq requires us to stay the course

We Americans are so used to our instant society that it is just getting under our collars how long it

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In nanny nation, being fat is not your responsibility

A reading of the day's headlines reveals this poetic tension: God and America's tort lawyers are on opposite sides of the war on fat. More

NAACP leader reveals new view on Democrats

Since no one expected President Bush to appear at the recent NAACP convention in Miami, the criticism leveled at him was rather perfunctory. But a major surprise was the venom that the current president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Kweisi Mfume, directed at the Democratic Party in general and at Sen. Joe Lieberman and Reps. Richard Gephardt and Dennis Kucinich in particular. More

Metro needs to team up to fill in housing gaps

Perhaps it

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Re-election of president: long way from sure thing

Suddenly, President Bush seems vulnerable, and the explanation can be found in two numbers. The first is 2.5 million, the number of jobs lost since Bush took office. The second is 147, the number of U.S. soldiers lost to hostile fire in Iraq. More

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Special education students used to carry the association of having a somewhat profound disability that put them in a separate class of children who needed specialized help to learn. Well, no more. More

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Is insider trading wrong or market doing its job?

Some of us know more about some things than others, and we often exploit that advantage. I know more about my driving habits than my auto insurance company. The seller of a car knows more about the condition of his car than the buyer. More

Bush to get credit for Iraq, not necessarily re-elected

It is going on three months since the war "ended" in Iraq, and another shooting war has begun there. Last week's announcement of two more Americans killed by hostile fire brought the total to 31 since the president's May 1 declaration of victory. It also brought the sharpest attack yet from Democratic rival Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts. More