MICALLEF: Many proposed economic policies, such as a decrease in government regulation and lower taxes, are bullish for the dollar
SMITH: Non-compete clauses for fast food line workers becoming the norm in the U.S.
VAN PELT: David Beasley’s 17 year quest ended when the flag was lowered at the State House in South Carolina
MURPHY: Bush is a long way from a nomination and hairline cracks are appearing in the Clinton campaign
FIRBY: Our best allies should be the ones closest to home
MURPHY: Conventional wisdom, especially when its purveyors have a moralistic bent, is a precarious guide to reality
MURPHY: While bad news for Democrats, predicting US political realignment is a tricky business
MURPHY: History may have played out differently if Kennedy had shown Thatcher’s political courage