Letters and Comments


May 2009


Sotomayor and the Supreme Court

If you want total objectivity, eliminate the Supreme Court of the United States and replace it with a supercomputer.

Alex of IL in response to Public Opinion:

Is Sotomayor Playing Identity Politics?

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Obama and the California Conundrum

I agree California is in terrible shape, but isn't so much of it California's own doing? Is it really Obama's responsibility now to save California? How about Detroit? Ohio?

Mel of DC in response to Mary Kate Cary:

The Obama-Hollywood Media Double Standard

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Reader Comment of the Day

After being strong Republicans all our lives, my husband and I no longer have a party. Limbaugh and Cheney do not speak for us and never will. Single issue items of the far-right wing should not be the philosophy of any party.

Louise of ND in response to Bonnie Erbe:

GOP Should Listen to Powell

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Reader Comment of the Day

Never, ever a fan of Cheney or Bush, in fairness I thought that Cheney laid out the history in a very clear, understandable way (from a layman's point of view). He manifested (whether sincere or not) a commitment to a point of view passionately held.

Barbara Elzohairy of VT in response to Mary

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Reader Comment of the Day

At this point, it is reasonable to conclude that the majority of Americans hold a moderate position on abortion and reject the extremes, and that this moderate stance has little prospect of changing dramatically in the future.

Comment by Fred Moolten of PA in response to Bonnie Erbe:

Anti-Abortion ...

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Reader Comment of the Day

With [David Souter] leaving [the Supreme Court], I hope President Obama appoints someone like Souter who has a conscience and some compassion; an individual who keeps an open mind and does not think or operate according to party rule.

A. Geary of IA in response to Washington Whispers:

Court Doesn't ...

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Senator Begich and the Alaska Pipeline Project

Sen. Begich and the Alaska Pipeline Project

I commend U.S. News & World Report for an insightful April print issue on the "New Green Economy," which I hope will motivate more Americans to adopt a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. But I must correct your claim of environmental opposition to an ...

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Reader Comment of the Day

If Carrie Prejean wants to become a political pundit, I say she should go for it, but she should not do it using the pageant as a catalyst.

Julia of CA in response to Robert Schlesinger:

Does Obama Agree With Miss California? Sort of.

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