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Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:01 am
One public service that people really like and count on is the post office – which literally delivers for us.Antigovernment ideologues and privatization dogmatists, however, hate the very word “pu...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
 Gosh, has it already been three weeks since Congress took a vacation? Those poor stiffs must be pooped from trying to catch up on all the heavy lifting that piled up while they were away from th...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
Media outlets across the country trumpeted the stunning news with headlines like this: “Citigroup Punished.”At last, went the storyline, the Justice Department brought down the hammer on one of th...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:01 am
 Most of us celebrated July Fourth by barbecuing and setting off some fireworks. Some of us might have paused for a moment to reflect on that thing Jefferson wrote about 238 years ago: The Declar...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:01 am
How would you react if one of your neighbors announced that while he obviously benefits from having clean water, highways, Medicare, police protection, parks, schools, and other public services, he wa...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:01 am
 The Koch boys, Charles and David, live in their own little world. It’s a special world, enshrouded in a rarefied atmosphere created by the fumes emanating from their family’s enormous stockp...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:01 am
 Let’s check our weaponry: 93,000 machine guns – check! – 533 planes and helicopters – check! 180,000 magazine cartridges – check! 44,000 night-vision goggles – check! 432 mine-resist...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 am
 Have you noticed “the powers that be” employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America’s job market than they use for the stock market? They’re currently telling...
Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:01 am
At last, our political leaders in Washington are taking action for low-wage workers and the middle class, striking a bold blow for America’s historic values of economic fairness and common good.Gosh...

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