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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Column: AARP plays small ball: Group is missing the big-picture issues

They should spend political capital solving two far greater financial threats facing seniors: Medicare funding and a future debt crisis.
By Ed Conant

Sunday, March 10, 2013

In sequestration, president and Congress undermining military

Let's learn from history so we are not doomed to repeat it.
By Ed Conant

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

Column: Through sequestration, broken Congress will break the military

Why would Congress be handed a poison pill, and then choose to swallow it?
By Ed Conant

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Column: Under No Labels banner, half-million step up for better government

No Labels is a national bipartisan group of Republicans, Democrats and independents. Their motto is, "Stop fighting, start fixing."
By Ed Conant

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Column: Politicians and the NRA: Gun group is its own worst enemy

Incredibly, the NRA has become its own worst enemy. In the main, it is an organization of good people being badly led.
By Ed Conant

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Column: Advice for Obama and Boehner: Don't be shortsighted

Long-term strategic thinking by leaders from both the left and the right will better serve their followers.
By Ed Conant

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

Column: Learning the lesson of Chris Christie

When Superstorm Sandy battered the East Coast, New Jersey was the state hardest hit by the catastrophe. Out of this disaster, a relative newcomer in national politics, New Jersey Gov.
By Ed Conant

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

Column: Before a time-out from politics, read this

The process will be bumpy, and everything may not be done on time. But the fiscal cliff will ultimately be avoided.
By Ed Conant

Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012

Column: Protecting our most valuable 1 percent -- the U.S. military

Our military troops and national defense are under threat by a Congress that cannot seem to compromise to prevent the painful automatic cuts known as sequestration.
By Ed Conant

Saturday, Aug 25, 2012

Ed Conant: Wanted in 2012: A courageous president

America's president needs the skill and courage to unite us in this struggle, not divide us.
By Ed Conant
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