‘A right to be forgotten’ ruling will cost Europe

Craig A. Newman, managing partner of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, is CEO of the Freedom2Connect Foundation, a Washington-based nonprofit established to promote Internet freedom through the use of technology. This month’s bombshell decision from the European Court of...

Cohen: Hillary Clinton encourages people to think she’s hiding something

LAS VEGAS Karl Rove spoke here recently. I’d like to tell you what he said, but the session was off the record. This was a pity because I wanted him to expound on his statement that Hillary Clinton was possibly hiding a serious medical condition. In this case, no news is...

Robinson: Talking about race is no black-and-white matter

When Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) remarked last week that some of the opposition to President Obama’s Affordable Care Act is “maybe he’s of the wrong color,” he was just saying out loud what many people believe. And no, he wasn’t calling Sen. Ron Johnson...

Terrible managers should not have to be tolerated

Jeanne McManus wrote movingly of the positive impact Meg Greenfield had on her career, despite Ms. Greenfield being a “terrible manager” of people [“My mercurial, brutal, brilliant woman boss,” Sunday Opinion, May 25]. I was a great fan of the wonderful Greenfield editorial page....

Memorial Day reminds us to work for the common good

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Ethical violations may be worse than legal violations

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‘Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life,’ by Tom Robbins

No one writes like Tom Robbins. And few, certainly, view the world from the same cheerfully oblique perspective. The late Kurt Vonnegut employed a comparably whimsical strain in much of his work, but that whimsy was offset by a deeply pessimistic vision of the human situation....

Graduation-speaker protesters denied others an opportunity

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Editorial: Democratic endorsements for the Montgomery County Council

IN MONTGOMERY County, memories are fading too quickly of the past decade’s exuberant spending spree and the ruinous effects it had on public finances and political harmony when the recession hit. Having showered dollars on every agency, service and special interest for the...
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Editorial: Behind many government problems is a civil service system stuck in the ’40s

AT THE Department of Veterans Affairs, the federal government’s largest employer (the Army ranks second), only 56.9 percent of employees believe they can disclose a suspected violation of law or regulation without fear of reprisal. Even fewer — 46.1 percent — feel “a high...
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