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Liberals, progressives deserve credit for Labor Day
Labor Day is just around the corner. For most Americans, this means little more than the end of the summer social season. Kids and college students alike return to school, leaving relieved parents ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Throw open door when United Way comes calling
I don’t typically get excited when I hear talk of mergers. Generally, I’m inclined to listen with a feeling of dread and skepticism, understanding that behind all the positive spin is the shadow of...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isn’t it time to leave Iraq alone?
We have been at war with Iraq for 24 years, starting with Operations Desert Shield and Storm in 1990. Shortly after Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait that year, the propaganda machine began agitating for a...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evil strikes back big time
Just as World War I didn’t prove to be “the war to end all wars,” the 20th century didn’t turn out to be when the nearly unimaginable brutality and indescribable evil represented by German dictator...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop playing politics with tax-free Internet access
Since 1998 it has been prohibited by federal law for states and localities to tax Internet access. This policy, known as the Internet Tax Freedom Act, has been extended three times with broad bipar...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conflicting interests make fixing government difficult
As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails — and that we need to address this. What’s odd i...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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