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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:21 am
Don Blankenship didn’t get what he deserves in his federal trial, but he definitely deserves what he got.“Guilty,” declared all 12 West Virginia jurors who pondered the charge that this arrogant...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:21 am
 Corporate world is experiencing a surge in the urge to merge.Control of market after market – from cable TV to chickens, banking to washing machines – has been seized by less than a handful...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:20 am
Practically every wealthy nation today is making major investments in building high-speed rail networks to transport their people: Japan, Canada, France, Russia, India, England, Morocco, Korea, Saudi...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:19 am
 Here comes the holiday season. It’s a monthlong season of friends, family and spiritual reflection, and a time to decompress from our usual helter-skelter lives. It kicks off with Thanksgiving...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:22 am
If you are a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people that you are a person of integrity – there’s a very good chance that you are not.And those odds at least quadruple if you have to hir...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:20 am
 In today’s so-called “democratic” election process, Big Money doesn’t talk, it roars – usually drowning out the people’s voice.Bizarrely, the Supreme Court decreed in its 2010 Citize...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:19 am
 If it were under the big top, it would be a hilarious clown show – with pratfalls, wild posturing, tumbling, juggling and a cacophony of comic chaos.But alas, it’s under the Capitol dome, so...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:21 am
 We’ve got a new darling in the GOP presidential race: Carly Fiorina!Being the darling du jour, however, can be dicey – just ask Rick Perry and Scott Walker, two former darlings who are now o...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:19 am
 With the 2016 presidential campaigns in full swing, the burdens of the working middle class have taken center stage. And believe it or not, there is bipartisan support from the front-runners on...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:01 am
As Henrik Ibsen said: “You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.”Democracy is never given to us, but has to be won through constant struggle against...

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