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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:01 am
 In December 1972, I was part of a nationwide campaign that came tantalizingly close to getting the U.S. Senate to reject Earl Butz, Richard Nixon’s choice for secretary of agriculture.A coalit...
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 12:01 am
Election days can be dizzying – like trying to absorb a three-ring circus with all three acts going at once.In last week’s elections, the national media focused tightly on the center ring, where t...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am
 Goldman Sachs churns out enormous profits from its high-rolling, casino investment schemes, while also churning out fat paychecks for its top executives. They literally sack up the gold, even as...
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. 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, April 11, 2013 11:04 am
Wall Street is a beast. And proud of it! In fact, a pair of animals are the stock market’s longtime symbols: One is a snorting bull, the other is a bear.But I recently received a letter saying t...

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