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What kind of person do we have? This question is raised when someone is asking another person to seriously judge the conduct of an acquaintance who has stepped over the line of propriety or failed to carry out a duty. The delinquent is assumed to...
Christmas season a community effort in Chambersburg To the editor: One of my favorite Christmas thrills is coming around the bend on Philadelphia Avenue and seeing the length of Main Street blanketed with snow and ablaze with lights. To me, downtown...
The “Age of Greed” authored by Jeff Madrick, an economic columnist for The New York Times, might be considered by some as just another treatise on our latest economic collapse. This would not be a fair assessment of this fine book because it...
We are all aware of the human capacity to make verbal or written blunders. Some are merely humorous, while others have serious consequences. There have only been snickers at Calvin Coolidge’s statement that, “The unemployed are out of work.&...
Little is more depressing than reporting about how four countries populated with bright, energetic people became victims of their own short-sighted and self interested behavior. In his very well-written book, “Boomerang,” Michael Lewis gives a...
Americans lost one of their few true friends in Washington this fall when economist William Niskanen shuffled off this mortal coil at age 78. You probably don’t recognize his name, and that’s unfortunate; he worked hard to get Washington to...
At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
As you know, Margaret Thatcher died April 8 at the age of 87 after serving as Britain's prime minister from 1979 until 1990. We owe her a debt for at least two reasons, one of them principled, the other cautionary. First and foremost, Thatcher took...
Washington Post Writers GroupWASHINGTON -- She had the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe. So said Francois Mitterrand, the last serious socialist to lead a major European nation, speaking of Margaret Thatcher, who helped bury socialism as a doctrine of governance....
Complaints are rising in a crescendo over a recommendation by a government advisory panel that Florida implement a transportation tax based on the miles a person drives. A rate of 2 cents a mile has been prescribed. For many, the idea represents another...
WASHINGTON -- She had the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe. So said Francois Mitterrand, the last serious socialist to lead a major European nation, speaking of Margaret Thatcher, who helped bury socialism as a doctrine of governance. She...
"At CPAC, the Future Looks Libertarian," read a dispatch on Time magazine's website. "CPAC: Rand Paul's Big Moment," proclaimed The Week magazine. Meanwhile, The New York Times headlined its story about the annual conservative political action...
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