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Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 07:02 am
Mea culpa, I misspoke, my bad – I stand corrected.In past commentaries, I have called Newt Gingrich a lobbyist. Apparently, he hates that tag, even though he has indeed gotten very wealthy by ta...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 05:26 am

It takes people power to make clear that corporations are not people

In the Nov. 8 elections, the national media gave extensive coverage to a proposed “personhood amendment” to Mississippi’s state constitution. This was an extremist anti-abortion ball...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 03:35 pm
As you recover from Thanksgiving excess, make this a season to celebrate our country’s food rebels!Yes, rebels. People who dare to challenge the conventional wisdom and try to find a better way ...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 03:33 pm
One way you can tell that a bank is in trouble is that it suddenly starts buying full-page ads in newspapers across the country that tell us what great shape it’s in and what a fine job it’...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 03:32 pm
In the Bible, Paul doesn’t say that money is the root of all evil – rather, it is the love of money that he warns against. In recent years, the insidious love of mammon (in the form of gre...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 03:32 pm
Astonishingly, some Wall Streeters continue to be clueless about what the Occupy Wall Street movement is protesting. Yoo-hoo, Streeters: Note that the movement’s name has the term “Wall St...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 03:32 pm
And then there were 12.  When the 435 House members and 100 senators failed in July to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan, congressional leaders did what they often do when they don&rsqu...

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