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Cal Thomas: Who needs an Ebola czar?

"Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?" He thinks for a moment and responds: "May God bless and keep the czar ... far away from us!" - "Fiddler on the Roof"Today, "czar" is a term encouraged by the media to describe...
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...
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...
What others say: Military key to stopping Ebola

...If Ebola were actually to establish a foothold, our economy and 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 that is to quell the virus where it began. The U.S. military...
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...
The dangers of Russian exceptionalism can do worse than the anecdote about Czar Nicholas II -- fated to suffer an ugly...about regaining public confidence. The czar wanted to know whether he was supposed...Satter quotes a description of how the Czar of Muscovy, circa the 16th century, evoked...
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...
Putin's Potemkin Games

...ceremonies, Russian TV viewers saw a doctored version with all five rings immaculately displayed. Vladimir Putin willed it, and it was so. It is good to be czar. Rich Lowry can be reached via e-mail:
Poet's Corner

...our country, and we've become in a state of debris. We gave ownership to some land afar, and our leaders bow to a foreign czar. Borders are insecure and policies weak; the Gulf of Mexico oil has sprung a leak, making a worry and concern down there...


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