6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Leftist filmmaker Michael Moore's new movie, "Capitalism: A Love Story," will turn U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, into a national hero and possible presidential candidate in 2016.

Or so says Moore and TV political commentator Chris Matthews on a TV show this week.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

If you've noticed some of the front page stories in the Cleveland Plain Dealer involving an alleged bribery scheme for property tax valuations, you may wonder if Erie County is using the same property tax assessment firm allegedly involved in bribes and kickbacks.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

This is what it's like to live in Cuyahoga County these days: You read a front page story about a Communist running for Cleveland City Council, and you think, "Oh good, an honest Democrat."

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Dave Yost came through here Wednesday, giving us an interview about his Republican campaign for attorney and speaking to Erie County Republican Women.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Rufus Sanders had a fiery piece in Monday's paper about the controversy over President Obama's speech to the nation's schoolchildren.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Trying to keep up with the debate over what to do about health care in this country can be a daunting task. But a reporter at the "Washington Post" is here to help.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010
President Barack Obama is nearing a decision on which way he'll take the space program, and his choice could have a dramatic effort on the fortunes of NASA Plum Brook Station.
6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Edmunds.com, a popular auto site, has checked the numbers that the Obama administration is giving out for the most popular model purchased with the help of "cash for clunkers" money. Contrary to what the administration claims, the most popular replacement model is an SUV.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

You probably noticed the hoopla on July 20 over the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, but you may not know just how dangerous and difficult the Apollo space program was.

I have a better appreciation for it now because I've been reading Craig T. Nelson's "Rocket Men."

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Here's one angle to the Cliff Lee trade that hasn't gotten much attention yet: Philadelphia Phillies fans love the trade and think their team got the best of the deal.

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