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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 12:22 am
 The self-described “Geniuses of Wall Street” are being stupid. Again.In 2007, their stupid schemes and frauds crashed our economy, destroying middle-class jobs, wealth and opportunities. Far...
Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:19 am
When I was a boy, I loved spending time with my Uncle Ernest and Aunt Eula on their small northeast Texas farm. They pulled a frugal living from their 50 acres, raising a little bit of everything. Doi...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:18 am
 Chances are you’ve bought an Apple iPad, Chevy Malibu, Amazon Kindle, Samsung TV, GE Frigidaire or some other brand-name consumer product equipped with a dazzling array of digital doodads. And...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:18 am
We the People are being burgled. Again. The latest hit is just the latest in a long string of political robberies, a nationwide crime wave being pulled off by moneyed elites and their political henchm...
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,...

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