June 9, 2010 RSS feed / Opinions

A serious president for serious times

In the Broadway musical “1776,” opponents of declaring independence sing (and dance a minuet) as they pat themselves on the back for being “cool, cool conservative men.” These days, some conservatives are the white-hot loudmo More...

Paul a part-time ‘constitutionalist’

Rand Paul’s campaign website says “the federal government has expanded the scope of its power at an alarming rate, while blatantly ignoring the Constitution.”   If elected, the Republican U.S. More...

Connie Schultz

Let’s give the kids a real summer

Ah, June.   Time for the carcinogenic clouds of outdoor grills, the buzz of neighborly yard tools drowning out low-flying aircraft and family arguments over who gets to wear the inflatable starfish armbands in the swimming pool.   More...

E.J. Dionne

Double bind facing Obama adminstration

WASHINGTON   The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has created a double bind for the Obama administration. More...

Froma Harrop

Blaming Obama for not being a god

Gulf Coast residents are supposedly mad at President Obama for not keeping the oil from threatening their beaches and marshes. More...