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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...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 04:48 pm
Attention citizens: I have received inside information revealing that global terrorists are targeting us again. Their target is not Washington, New York City or even Disneyland. Rather, it is: Concord...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 03:28 pm
The failure of our corporate and political leaders to make sure every worker gets good health care is causing some unpleasant consequences – like widespread stomach flu.  Ill workers often ...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 03:28 pm
Well, finally! Hard-right congressional leaders and the Obama White House have agreed that interest rates on student loans should not double to nearly 7 percent, as they let happen early in July. Inst...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 03:28 pm
“Good fences make good neighbors,” goes the old adage.But the neighborly adage definitely did not contemplate the 700-mile, 20-foot-high, drone-patrolled, electronically monitored fence of...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 03:28 pm
One thing I’ve come to value in the last couple of years is the altruism and keen economic insights of the fourth-richest man in America: Charles Koch. Even though Koch was raised rich and has n...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 03:28 pm
The word “help” is so uplifting, conveying our best humanitarian values. How odd, then, to see it used in this New York Times headline: “Banks’ Lobbyists Help in Drafting Finan...

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