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Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 08:31 am
Having just been recently rolled by tea party Republicans in the debt-ceiling circus, Barack Obama now says that his priority is job creation. Wow, what took him so long? Jobs should have been Priorit...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 02:37 pm
GOP-land is all a twitter, now that Texas Gov. Rick Perry has announced that he’s ready to ascend to the White House.His candidacy was actually launched at a Prayer-A-Palooza in Houston the week...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 05:09 pm
As Lily Tomlin noted, “No matter how cynical you get, it’s almost impossible to keep up.” Many of us view the deficit ceiling brouhaha between the Obama White House and the laissez-f...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 08:27 am
By gollies, America’s workaday majority of middle-class and poor people have a fighter on our side in Washington. Unfortunately, that fighter is Barack Obama. He waved his white hankie of surren...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 05:34 am
OK, Barack Obama has not exactly turned out to be Mount Rushmore material, but – good God! – the petulant pettiness of right-wing Republican congressional leaders has turned them into a na...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 06:44 pm
Here’s the core economic problem we’re facing today: Unemployment and underemployment are rampant and entrenched throughout America, stifling any hope for real recovery and threatening the...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 09:07 am
Economists and politicians keep their fingers on the pulse of the Dow Jones Average, following every tick of this narrow measure of Wall Street wealth. But the truer indicator of America’s econo...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:15 pm
In March of last year, Massey Energy Corp.’s official record book for recording unsafe conditions in its Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia said flatly: “none observed.” It ...
Thursday, July 7, 2011 11:54 pm
America’s long, long war in Afghanistan has drained more than 1,500 precious lives and a trillion dollars from our country. But, finally, this enormous outlay paid off this year with the capture...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 01:41 am
Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, and get your ticket to see ‘Rick the Wonder Worker!’ Texas Gov. Rick Perry is less than revered back home, where he is widely ridiculed as Gov. Good Ha...

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