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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:23 am
A dramatic new chapter is unfolding this year in a volatile confrontation on a remote stretch of the northern Plains in rural North Dakota. It’s a “Battle of Two Pipes,” pitting the cultural pow...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:20 am
 Just when you thought that Big Banker greed surely bottomed out with 2008’s Wall Street crash and bailout, along comes Wells Fargo, burrowing even deeper into the ethical slime to reach a prev...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:20 am
Revolutions R Us! From the big one in 1776 that created our nation to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 political uprising against America’s new plutocratic elites, democratic change comes when workaday people...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:18 am
In a 1932 dissenting opinion, Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis noted that the benefit of America’s federal structure is that “a single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:19 am
 To many hard-working people, this is a time of economic uncertainty. Thus, it is important to point out that America’s superrich are intentionally and brazenly knocking down the middle class a...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:20 am
Although most of us take it for granted, the U.S. Postal Service is an amazing bargain. For only 47 cents, you can purchase a “Forever” postage stamp.Buy one 47-cent stamp, and postal workers will...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:29 am
 Being a muckracking political writer often makes me feel like a custodian in a horse barn, constantly shoveling manure. Indeed, I’m now a certified Equine Excrement Engineer, having developed...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:19 am
 Corporate price gouging is never nice. But gouging people on the price of medicines they rely on to stay alive is worse than not nice – it’s predaceously evil.And if you think corporate mora...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:20 am
Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they’ve hung around our necks – why don’t we “Take On Wall Street”?You don’t have to be in Who’s W...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:23 am
An old saying asserts that falsehoods come in three escalating levels: “Lies, damn lies and statistics.” Now, however, we’ve been given an even higher level of intentional deception: Policy spee...

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