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Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am
The very fine public servant, Russ Feingold, cautioned against the steady slippage of our democracy toward autocracy back in October 2001, when he stood tall as the only U.S. Senator to vote against t...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am
 As Lily Tomlin has noted, “No matter how cynical you get, it’s almost impossible to keep up.” For example, imagine if a prestigious group announced that this year’s “World Environmenta...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 J.P. Morgan was recently socked in the wallet by financial regulators, who levied a fine of nearly a billion bucks against the Wall Street baron for massive illegalities.Well, not a fine against...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am
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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
 What if our national leaders told us that communities across America had to eliminate such local programs as Buy Local, Buy American, Buy Green, etc. to allow foreign corporations to have the ri...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 05:06 pm
Warning: Agribusiness is in the lab again, molesting the “molecular machineries” of Mother Nature’s tomatoes.Actually, it’s the already-machined, industrial tomato that lab tec...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 03:28 pm
Having been raised in a small-business family and now running my own small outfit, I always find it heartwarming to see hardworking, enterprising folks get ahead.So I was really touched when I read th...

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