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Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:20 am
 As an Associated Press article joyously put it, “The U.S. job market has settled into a sweet spot of steadily solid growth.” At long last, the American dream is back for working families, r...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:18 am
What’s the matter with these people? The Trumpsters in the White House and Congress, I mean.Start with The Donald himself, a guy who can’t pass a mirror without casting an adoring eye at his own r...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:17 am
When I think of freedom, I think of it in positive, aspirational terms – our First Amendment freedoms, for example, or FDR’s “Four Freedoms” or the uplifting songs of freedom sung by oppressed...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:18 am
 Donald Trump missed the opportunity to become a General Patton-style military commander and glorious war hero back in the Vietnam era. He surely would’ve been the greatest ever in history!But,...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:16 am
The vast inequality that’s rending our society is not a natural, inevitable or accidental phenomenon – it’s caused intentionally by policy-decisions that corporate and political officials make,...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:16 am
 These are hard times for America’s gold miners. They’re struggling to haul wealth out of the land while seeing their pay drop further and further down.Take Bob Mercer. He’s been a top mine...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:32 am
 Anti-immigrant eruptions are older than the U.S. itself, and they’ve flared up periodically throughout our history, targeting the Irish, French, Italians and Chinese, among others. Even Donald...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:20 am
Comandante Trump, El Jefe, the gringo strongman!That’s the image our current Commander in Chief seems to be cultivating. He has surrounded himself with generals, he cavalierly threatens war with all...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:20 am
 I’ve observed that the true political spectrum in our society does not range from right to left, but from top to bottom. This is how America’s economic and political systems really shake out...

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