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Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 04:25 pm
It’s out! This year’s list of American success stories has just been published, and according to its compiler, it “instills confidence that the American dream is still very much aliv...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 12:53 am
One of the most important elections being held on Nov. 6 doesn’t even have a Democratic, Republican, Green, Libertarian or other partisan candidate on the ballot. Imagine!Yet, this statewide con...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 03:30 am
Let us now access the state of the free press in this land of ... well, of press freedom. The assessment? Pathetic. Not because of any government clampdown, but because of increasing press pusillanimi...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 09:06 am
Elites in Washington, on Wall Street and in the corporate suites have taken exquisite care of themselves. They’ve increased their take by offshoring our middle-class jobs, slashing American wage...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 02:00 pm
Poor Mitt Romney. He keeps trying to prop up his bad policy proposals with gimmicky political props that flop. He recently unveiled his energy policy, for example, in Hobbs, N.M., rather than in Exxon...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 11:47 pm
While it’s hard to fathom right-wing nuttiness, it’s sure not hard to find these days. We saw it bloom spectacularly recently, popping right out of the head of Todd Akin, the GOP’s S...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 05:24 pm
Hope you had a Happy Labor Day! And what better time than the annual celebration of America’s working stiffs to draw attention to our national economic recovery? As those attached to the Dow Jon...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 10:56 am
Let’s talk budget! Yes, the wonky wonderland of the federal budget, with page after page of numbers – what fun, eh? No. Most people would prefer a root canal to a budget discussion (indeed...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 07:08 am
Question: If you mix a cocktail of “black liquor,” biofuels, diesel and a generous splash of tax subsidies – then have it shaken vigorously by a U.S. senator and served in a golden g...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 04:13 pm
If you thought right-wing politicos couldn’t get any goofier, take a peek at Texas on “Cruz Control.”Ted Cruz is America’s latest tea party darling, having just pulled off a po...


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