The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:07:30 EDTFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:07:30 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSometimes government is essentialhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/597182.htmlTwo years ago, President Barack Obama was striding the beaches of New Jersey and spearheading the federal response to the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Gov.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGOP story everyone is missinghttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/597184.htmlThe vast majority of political journalists - and I include some of my conservative colleagues - are missing a very big story. The Republicans are going to recapture the Senate, picking up more seats than most any forecaster expects.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMidterms: Obamacare loomshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/597088.htmlTry as they might, Democrats can't underestimate it Some Democrats and their advocates in the press believe Obamacare, a year into implementation, is no longer much of a factor in the midterm elections.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTSacrifice more for Ebola medicshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/597089.htmlNo, it was not OK that Dr. Craig Spencer ran around New York City upon his return from treating Ebola patients in Guinea.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTPostmortems can be prematurehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/596893.htmlGrantland Rice, a popular American sportswriter of the first half of the 20th century, gave us an often-quoted homily to sportsmanship: "For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, he writes - not that you won or lost - but how...Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT