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Bob Franken: Spreading violence

...We know all too well what is required, to the point that politicians feel obligated to pay lip service to the need for reform...anything to prevent these threats to their lives of luxury. Politicians are afraid to take action. They'd better.Bob Franken...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-02/bob-franken-spreading-violence
Opinion
Ruch Lowry: Baltimore, a Great Society failure

...taxes, they note, developers need to be lured to the city with subsidies, and the developers, in turn, contribute to politicians to stay in their good graces. This makes for fertile ground for the city's traditional corruption.Baltimore's preferred...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/ruch-lowry-baltimore-a-great-soci
Opinion
Here's a question: Who cares?

...the justification for it is that it can gauge whether the politician is hypocritical about the issue, but score one for Ted Cruz...to the platitudes we usually get.It's one thing for a politician to state that he is for prosperity or for protecting this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-25/heres-a-question-who-cares
Opinion
Rich Lowry: The anti-Charlie Hebdo fifth column

...equal-opportunity offenders had been assaulted by right-wing extremists for their savage mockery of anti-immigrant politicians, or opponents of gay marriage or Catholicism, surely the dissenting writers would be all for recognizing Charlie Hebdo...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-29/rich-lowry-the-anti-charlie-hebdo
Opinion
Time for compromise in Cook Inlet fisheries

...Constitution has barred most claims, while at the same time every politician from D.C. to Juneau they have lobbied has turned a not...sport-fish lobby who have millions of dollars with which to buy politicians' votes with, and will continue to do so until the fifty...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-27/time-for-compromise-in-co
Letters
Rich Lowry: Rand Paul's uncertain trumpet

...but it is rare for any politician to "evolve" in a direction...point. He was a conviction politician who ran to generate support...libertarian. His attacks on career politicians are particularly tinny as...he face the prospect all politicians naturally dread: relinquishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-12/rich-lowry-rand-pauls-uncertain-t
Opinion
Rich Lowry: Hillary Clinton's joyless ride

...cringe-inducing blatant calculations. It is her curse as a politician of stamina and determination, but not of natural grace...upper-1-percent lifestyle would challenge an even more gifted politician. Driving is something everyday Americans do, well, every...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-15/rich-lowry-hillary-clintons-joyle
Opinion
Cal Thomas: Flunking civics should not be an option

...fundamental democratic principles and processes."Partly, I suspect, this is due to the deepening cynicism about politics and politicians, exacerbated by the packaged and insincere comments of too many of our leaders. It may also be caused by the political...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cal-thomas-flunking-civics-should
Opinion
What others say: Focus on cuts has avoided other half of the equation

...balance to pay for state government, as plans to use the fund for that purpose have been deadly to the careers of Alaska politicians since the fund's inception.In its session this year, the Legislature has cut what the state can afford without major...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-14/what-others-say-focus-on-cuts-has
Opinion
Bob Franken: Good news from the deceivers?

...Something to never forget about politicians: They never mean what they say...step in and remember our thesis: Politicians rarely mean what they say.Messrs...Netanyahu and Obama definitely are politicians. So maybe all this show of contempt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-28/bob-franken-good-news-from-the-de
Opinion

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