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Must Read Op-Eds for October 11, 2011

10/11/11 10:13AM

NAKED IN MASSACHUSETTS BY FRANK BRUNI NEW YORK TIMES A sense of humor is the first casualty of any fiercely fought campaign. And Brown vs. Warren (if she gets the nomination) will be one of 2012’s fiercest. His victory in a special election in early 2010 not only stunned but galled Democrats: a photogenic, ineloquent upstart took the seat left vacant by the death of Ted Kennedy, the roaring liberal lion of the Senate. read more

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, Oct. 11th

10/11/11 05:52AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Rick Perry has most at stake in latest Republican presidential debateJocular Romney projects confidence in N.H. read more

Joe and Mika on raising their kids in the Internet age

Joe and Mika on raising their kids in the Internet age

10/10/11 12:49PM

So, Joe and Mika recently talked with Parade Magazine about the struggles of raising their kids in the age of the Net.If you're a parent, then you probably can empathize.This is a pretty fun quote from Mika:I will take my daughter’s computer and immediately look at the history, before she has time to do anything. And let’s just say it hasn’t always been perfect.Can you relate? Tell us about it. read more

Must Read Op-Eds for October 10, 2011

10/10/11 12:33PM

PANIC OF THE PLUTOCRATS BY PAUL KRUGMAN NEW YORK TIMES It remains to be seen whether the Occupy Wall Street protests will change America’s direction. Yet the protests have already elicited a remarkably hysterical reaction from Wall Street, the super-rich in general, and politicians and pundits who reliably serve the interests of the wealthiest hundredth of a percent... What’s going on here? The answer, surely, is that Wall Street’s Masters of the Universe realize, deep down, how morally indefensible their position is. They’re not John Galt; they’re not even Steve Jobs. read more

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. The cultural conservatives at the summit care deeply about abortion, gay marriage and other social issues...

Top Talker: The Mormon Factor...

10/10/11 10:16AM

 Mitt Romney's Mormon faith, which many say may have cost him some votes in his 2008 run in certain primary contests, emerged once again as an issue over the weekend at the annual Value Voters Summit. After introducing Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday, mega-church Pastor Robert Jeffress, a Perry supporter, made some controversial remarks to reporters . He said, "Rick Perry is a Christian. He is an evangelical Christian. A follower of Jesus Christ. Mitt Romney is a good, moral person, but he is not a Christian. Mormonism is not Christianity. read more