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Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 05:04 pm
Early last year, during an intimate chat and chew dinner with some Silicon Valley high-tech barons, President Barack Obama posed a question to Steve Jobs, baron of the Apple empire: “What would ...
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 09:27 am
Wow, January’s gone already – time really flies when you’re having Republican presidential primaries! And what better time than Presidents Month to poke into that warren of feral Rep...
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 10:19 pm
“Sorry, we’re closed.” In one of the saddest signs of the times, this message is popping up all across the country, as governors and legislators are cutting off funds (and shutting o...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 06:11 am
What planet does presidential wannabe Rick Santorum live on? When it comes to grasping the situation of America’s hard-hit workaday majority, this sweater-vested ultra-right-winger is further ou...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 03:29 am
Oh, to be in Afghanistan again, when the poppies are in bloom!If you need a symbol of how America’s decade-long war is going in this faraway land, look no farther than the beautiful fields of re...
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 12:15 am
And away we go!Not just into a new year, but – zap! – suddenly we find ourselves catapulted en masse into the turbulent Twilight Zone of the 2012 presidential election. On day three of the...
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 01:19 pm
It wasn’t that long ago that the act of “gift giving” didn’t require a maddening trip to Walmart or a desperate online search for this season’s must-have toy. Rather, a g...
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...


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