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In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, we heard strong proclamations from the president that "justice will be served." It should be. Our spirit of justice is based on the principle that punishment should outweigh any benefit derived from...
Maryland's highest-ranking judge, Robert M. Bell, likes that his courthouse is dedicated to his predecessor, pointing out that the letters etching Robert C. Murphy's name on the building's exterior are filled in gold paint to make sure even nighttime...
Tags: Government, Lawyers, Punishment, Apple iPad, Gays and Lesbians
As a youth, I marched under the red flag of socialism, a banner that's drooped badly in more recent decades. Stalin made a bloody mockery of Marx's vision of a classless society. Ditto Castro in Cuba. China is an old lefty's worst nightmare: a Communist...
Even if you agree that government shouldn't tell business how to do business, a proposal in the Florida Legislature that would pre-empt local governments from exerting local control is bad public policy. At the moment, Florida businesses are...
SOUTH BEND -- A new survey of chief financial officers and controllers at for-profit companies shows optimism is rising among Michiana businesses. The latest Michiana Benchmark Business Index, which accounting firm Kruggel, Lawton & Co. published...
The Elmwood Dunes Preserve experiment is about to begin. After about two years of discussion on the village-owned right-of-way, the 80-foot-wide swath of land at the end of Elmwood Avenue will soon be officially known as a nature preserve. Supporters...
Although Pier Paolo Pasolini was best known as an Italian filmmaker, he called himself a poet and his Wikipedia entry begins by also describing him as a journalist, philosopher, linguist, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, columnist, actor, painter,...
The title of John Donnelly's play "The Knowledge" comes from the famously detailed road maps and directions that London cab drivers are obliged to memorize before they attain their license to drive a black cab. Some days in Chicago, you might wish for...
More than 250 students will receive degrees during Northern State University’s spring commencement, exercises, which begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the NSU Barnett Center. ESPN sports journalist and best-selling author Buster Olney will deliver...
WASHINGTON -- This last weekend of April displays the very best and the very worst of Washington. Most of the country sees the worst part: the triumph of money and power. For the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner Saturday and its...
You can't avoid stress completely, but you can keep it from wearing you down. A positive attitude, if you can muster it, is the strongest shield against stress, says Stefan Hofmann, professor of psychology at Boston University. He urges optimism instead...
Tags: Psychology, Religion and Belief
It was the sort of discussion that happens hundreds of times a day in America's college classrooms — an English professor and her students grappled with Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem, "To a Skylark," trying to pry meaning from words written nearly two...
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