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J.G. Thayer

J.G. Thayer

Today's Boston Globe features an editorial that points out the increasing costs of college education and suggests, as an antidote, that we get private lenders...

Obama's first "Car Czar" didn't work out. Mr. Steven Rattner has resigned, and his replacement has already been named. Ron Bloom is the new boss...

The police are often portrayed as the defenders of society, placing themselves between the innocent and the forces of chaos. Naturally, then, the first challenge...

A new standard is being established in politics: if you challenge -- or worse, humiliate -- your liberal betters, you will be exposed, scrutinized, and...

Over the last few years, quite a few members of Iran's elite Quds forces have been captured in Iraq. They may have not been actively...

Clark Hoyt, the public editor of the New York Times, has chimed in on the paper's silence regarding the kidnapping of David Rohde, one of...

When Sarah Palin announced her resignation, one of the factors she cited was the relentless scrutiny that fell on her and her family. It can...

Upon the news that Honduras had ousted its chief executive, President Obama -- as is his wont -- dithered and dawdled, then decided he would...

This morning, a story out of England showing the weaknesses of their health system is drawing attention: a three-year-old girl, born with a critical heart...

Well, Vice President Joe Biden—recently put "in charge" of Iraq policy—has just completed his first survey of his new domain. And he was warmly welcomed. It's...

Last week, John Conyers (D-MI), the powerful 23-term Congressman from Michigan, announced he would not be leading a probe into the organization formerly known as...

For once, the Obama administration is taking the right tack regarding to North Korea. Recently, the belligerent communist dictatorship announced plans for testing its latest long-range...