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  • From Pete Rozelle to Roger Goodell

    Being a sports impresario has never been as easy as it looks.

  • On domestic violence, NFL uses NOW's playbook

    When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down a mere a two-game suspension for domestic violence, he took his cue from some of the very same women's groups now calling for his head.

  • Which is the weaker party? Your call

    An assessment of their strength going forward depends on how well they are succeeding in maximizing their vote in line with their historic character.

  • The spread of Rocky Mountain jihad

    In Colorado, the toxic fumes of Islamic jihad have penetrated the most unlikely hamlets and hinterlands.

  • Census: Real household income peaked in 20th century

    American households are poorer now than they were when the 21st century began. Among householders who dropped out of high school as well as those who graduated from college, real median income has declined.

  • Conditions stalk Obama's uncertain coalition

    A leader who can create and lead an effective international coalition must back words with action, and he must lead from the front, not from behind.

  • If Republicans take Congress, they could wage war on crony capitalism

    If Republicans decide that they really believe in all that free-market talk, and they train their sights on corporate welfare, they'll find a target-rich environment.

  • Immigration is American

    America needs immigrants. Immigrants co-founded most of Silicon Valley's start-ups. The Patent Office says immigrants invent things at twice the rate of native-born Americans.

  • Obama's prickly narcissism precludes self-assessment

    Only when the Islamic State was charging through the countryside beheading, crucifying and enslaving did Obama bestir himself to notice that the Maliki government had created the conditions for this disaster.

  • Obama, FDR a study of contrasts on the edge of war

    How does one turn President Obama's admission that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria into a net positive for him?

  • Mike Huckabee gears up for 2016 run

    Mike Huckabee is leading the Republican presidential race in Iowa. And not by just a point or two.

  • 'Late-Talking Children' a helpful guide for parents

    Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two, three or even four, can appreciate what a blessing it can be to have someone who can tell them what to do -- and what not to do.

  • Obama forced by events to reverse course --- and disillusion base

    On the issues of Iraq, immigration and inversion, President Obama finds himself forced by events to do something he dislikes -- and he's in trouble with much of his Democratic Party base for doing so.

  • Americans want strong foreign policy on the cheap

    There's a popular observation among political commentators that Americans want a beneficial -- but cheap -- government.

  • Resurgence of GOP hawkishness is boosting Romney 2016 prospects

    Suddenly NBC's "Meet The Press" matters again, and when new host Chuck Todd joined me on Friday's radio show, two of many reasons why became obvious.



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