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Cal Thomas: Who needs an Ebola czar?

...Fiddler on the Roof"Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the...the trend" of using the word czar to identify policy appointees...presidents appointed several czars. Ronald Reagan named just one, a drug czar. He was Carlton Turner, director...
Diligence on the bailout

Probably missed last week amid news coverage on passage of the health care bill was a quick story about the federal pay czar's pay cuts for corporate leaders. That's right. Kenneth Feinberg ordered a 15-percent pay cut this year for the top earners...
Peninsula Reflections

...was a Lebedev-Lastochkin Company (LLC) post. These companies competed lawlessly their motto was "God is in Heaven and the Czar is far away." Alexander Baranof was appointed head of the RAC and reached Kodiak in 1791. That same year Greg Konavalof established...
Rich Lowry: A shameful climate witch hunt

...Apocalypse Now.Eager to blame the ongoing California drought on climate change, John Holdren, President Barack Obama's science czar, challenged Pielke on droughts, citing various research showing that they may be getting worse.But the bible of the climate...
What others say: Military key to stopping Ebola

...incident at a Dallas hospital is to stop the virus at its source. Czars and travel bans will be of little help if the epidemic explodes...lives would come to a standstill.No one wants that. But a czar can't stop it. Nor can a flight ban. The only way to prevent...
Bob Franken: Ebola foolishness

...himself. After critics charged him with floundering around still again, the president took decisive action: He appointed a "czar" to take decisive actions for him against Ebola. Ron Klain, his choice, is absolutely qualified to take this on, most importantly...
Time needed to review HB 77 changes

...resources for all Alaskans. It was meant to protect all uses and preserve the user's interest in them. DNR was not set up to be a Czar system where only the Department of Natural Resource should determine whether or not a use is consistent with the intent of preserving...

...Pinkman, who manufacture crystal meth.AMC said the new series would focus on Goodman before he crossed paths with those drug czars. The network provided no further details.The 50-year-old Odenkirk's credits include "Saturday Night Live," "The...
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The dangers of Russian exceptionalism

...basis for the absolute power of czars and of Soviet dictators, and...worse than the anecdote about Czar Nicholas II -- fated to suffer...regaining public confidence. The czar wanted to know whether he was...quotes a description of how the Czar of Muscovy, circa the 16th...
Candidates take swipes at Young

...asked about changes in the kind of leadership he would bring, Cox said: "Let's start off at the very top there, all these czars. What is this, a socialist country?" Crawford used the forum to trumpet the need to build a gas pipeline, balance the state's...


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