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THE READERS WRITE
Like many others in the area, I am a taxpayer, and I do have an opinion about how our tax dollars are spent these days.
Q: Any hints on winterizing my home to save money? —Samuel Saver
I got a call on New Year's Eve from Gladys Scott, which was a terrific way for 2010 to end.
If there's one piece of economic wisdom I hope people will grasp this year, it's this: Even though we may finally have stopped digging, we're still near the bottom of a very deep hole. Why do I need to point this out?
Imagine a parent who, faced with the duty to build a college fund for his child, writes himself IOUs instead of putting real money aside for the future. That's what Social Security has done, except that it calls its stash a "trust fund."
WASHINGTON — Was 2010 American liberalism’s Waterloo? How are we to square the achievement of so many goals that have long been on progressive wish lists with the resounding defeat suffered by supporters of these measures in November?
A quiz: If a person who speaks three languages is trilingual, and one who speaks four languages is quadrilingual, what is someone called who speaks no foreign languages at all?
The question of which government e-mail is public record and which is not keeps popping up -- most recently in the oddest of situations.
Nearly two dozen U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspectors reportedly are examining every aspect of operations at two huge Iowa egg farms involved in the recall of more than half a billion eggs tied to at least 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning.
The American public simply is not “buying” the unsound plans that the Obama administration is “selling” to pull the country out of the current economic crisis.