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Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:01 am
 Question: What do you get when you mix together a barrel of fables, a sack of mendacity, a gross of hyperboles, a bucket of spite and a jar of venomous vituperation – all covered with a thick ...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:21 am
A decade ago, some barons of the media establishment designated themselves America’s official arbiters of political truth. One of their tools is PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and seve...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:19 am
 Trump & Company claim they have a sweeping mandate from voters to remake America –but wait, it is just a magic trick – almost half of the electorate chose not to vote in last November’...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:19 am
It’s time to face up to the obvious: The President of the United States is deranged.I don’t mean that he’s merely idiosyncratic or pushing policies that I think are crazy, nor do I say this as j...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:19 am
 Those who say that we ordinary people can’t have any effect on today’s corporate behemoths should check out two breakthroughs last year by a group the establishment has long derided as somew...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:20 am
Every decade or so, the public is shocked by yet another discovery that migrant farmworkers are being horribly abused by the wealthy masters of the corporate food system. And here we go again.Last Nov...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 12:20 am
Of all the economic pain in America that Washington ought to be relieving, what group would you choose as the top priority?Public opinion surveys consistently reveal that the great majority of us say...
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 12:22 am
Who are we?Are we the great America of courage, spunk, openness, inclusion, opportunity and democratic promise – as expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, Li...
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 12:20 am
Uncle Sam wants you.Not the symbolic Uncle Sam, but Sam Johnson. Although he’s been a member of Congress more than a quarter of a century, it’s unlikely you’ve ever heard of him. He’s a lawmak...

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