Readers write in about deficits and taxation, using private money for nuclear power, and the No Child Left Behind law.
The Obama administration sees Israel's recent decision to build more housing in Jerusalem as an impediment to Middle East peace talks. But threatening to cut off the $2.8 billion in aid the US gives Israel each year is not the answer.
An Afghanistan and Iraq withdrawal could trim billions of dollars from the US defense budget.
Readers write about population control and Obama's foreign policy.
Readers write about dressing children in camouflage, hurricane Katrina, Social Security, and Israel's stake in peace.