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  • Opinion After IRS scandal: Right-wing fear of government isn't paranoid

    Whatever the motivations for the IRS targeting conservative groups, it has drawn condemnation from across the political spectrum. Liberals also worry the scandal will feed right-wing paranoia of government. But for conservatives, fear of federal agencies is rooted in history, not hysteria.

  • Readers Write: Conservatives can't compromise; Retirement is for cheap learning

    Letters to the Editor for the weekly print issue of June 18, 2012: How can a conservative compromise with a position that is totally against his or her own political, economic, and social philosophy? An important option for one's retirement years is learning stuff, at a low cost.

  • Newt Gingrich pushes back against critics

    Faced with growing criticism about his many years as a Washington insider, Newt Gingrich has launched a new website "Answering the Attacks." But some across the political spectrum continue to raise questions about his professional and personal record.
    11/19/2011 12:48 pm

  • Robert Reich How Obama's tax deal reinforces Republicans' trickle-down worldview

    Republicans have long argued that the problem with the economy is too much government and too much regulation. By freezing spending and cutting taxes, is President Obama agreeing with them?
    12/13/2010 03:20 pm

  • Letters to the Editor - Weekly Issue of March 22, 2010

    Readers write in about labor, tunnels in Gaza, funding, and loud America.
    03/21/2010 01:05 am

  • Opinion Obama shouldn't lump the right-wing as one

    He isn't yet. But others risk conflating Neo-Nazis and Newt Gingrich, lynchers and Rush Limbaugh.
    06/12/2009 01:00 am

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about the bailout of the Big Three, relations between the US and Nicaragua, how France can learn a lesson from Obama's election, and why the Fairness Doctrine should be reinstated.
    12/10/2008 12:00 am

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about reinstating the Fairness Doctrine, why the UN Security Council must present a united front, ways to make coal- burning waste a useful byproduct, and what Obama can do to save the US economy.
    11/26/2008 12:00 am

  • Opinion Liberals, too, should reject the Fairness Doctrine

    Do we really want the government to be talk radio's nanny?
    11/25/2008 12:00 am

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers write about the US government's role in the global tobacco industry, whether the Democrats will end partisanship in Washington, and Europe's reaction to the election of Barack Obama.
    11/20/2008 12:00 am

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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