Tag Archive: Florida

Nov 09 2013

Caving on immigration:Marco Rubio has unmasked himself as an opportunist whose most consistent commitment is to his own ambition.

This was supposed to be Marco Rubio’s big year. Back in February, the junior senator from Florida made the cover of Time magazine — billed as “The Republican Savior.” The supposedly rising star was proclaiming himself ready to lead on the thorny issue of immigration. Rubio’s name was often mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential …

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Aug 20 2013

Lone Star State: Merger challenged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that the State of Texas, along with Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Department of Justice, has filed a complaint in federal court challenging the proposed merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Today’s legal action was prompted by the State’s concerns …

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May 21 2012

Remembering Charles Colson

Tricky Dick’s master of dirty tricks became a Christian prison reformer but was no saintly do-gooder. By Donald Kaul One of the great villains of Richard Nixon’s villainous administration went to his final reward last month. Charles Colson, Tricky Dick’s master of dirty tricks, died of complications after suffering a brain hemorrhage at the age …

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Apr 17 2012

Rubio’s false promise

He’s on the wrong side of too many issues that matter to Latinos. By Raul A. Reyes Sen. Marco Rubio will release his memoir, An American Son in June. In what his publisher is billing as an inspirational story, the Florida Republican writes about his family’s emigration from Cuba and details the sacrifices that his …

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Apr 02 2012

Our failed Cuba policy fixation

In an election year, presidential candidates spend a great deal of time bowing before the altar of the creaky Cuban embargo. By Jess Hunter-Bowman It’s election season. When they’re not kissing babies or holding staged conversations with average voters at coffee shops, presidential hopefuls will dust off tired arguments about the national security threat posed …

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