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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 12:01 am
 Ah, August – that time of year when the going gets tough ... and Congress gets going.On vacation that is. And, to be fair, maybe Congress needs a vacation. All the stress of not passing laws a...
Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:04 am
In a recent senatorial dustup, Sen. John McCain called Republican colleague Rand Paul one of “the wacko birds” of Congress. McCain was giving Sen. Paul a tongue-lashing for having mounted ...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 11:52 am
Republican officials are having a major problem with their widely ballyhooed claim that they must create new barriers to voting in order to ensure the “integrity” of the ballot. The proble...
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 07:14 pm

Why the Constitution is not our political holy book

At my age, “constitutional issues” usually involve medicine, not the law, if only because the other kind are so complex that thinking about them makes my head hurt. A boyhood reading of Th...
Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 04:27 am
As a business owner who has created hundreds of jobs over the past two decades, I understand economic policies that build sustainable growth. Yet the billions in tax cuts for the wealthy recently sign...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 02:14 pm

No evidence of extremism at this rally for limited government

Though their counterparts nationwide have made headlines for extreme viewpoints of racism and violence, Springfield Tea Party activists stayed on message Monday at a rally calling for limited governme...

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