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In their words: Congressional candidates give their thoughts on offshore oil drilling, immigration
On the positive side, Florida currently enjoys special protection. The Gulf of Mexico ... I have no higher priority than making sure Social Security and Medicare remain strong for today’s seniors and ... read more
GOP offers $3.8T budget that boosts defense, cuts elsewhere
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans launched a boldly conservative 10-year budget plan on Tuesday that would favor the Pentagon, partially privatize Medicare and rely on deep cuts in other social ... ... read more
7 mistakes retirees make repeatedly
Treasury bonds, certificates of deposit and other savings instruments with scant yields can give retirees a false sense of security. They guarantee some income, however small, and can provide soothing ... read more
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What will a Commission of Audit achieve? Not much.
The Commission of Audit ... depend on government benefits and who could make the case for their retention – or perhaps even a critic of big business, someone willing to point out the cosseted nature o... read more
Democratic National Convention Begins in Los Angeles; President Clinton Featured as Keynote Speaker
However, those are also women interested in Social Security, Medicare, making sure that children that are uninsured have insurance. So economic issues are very important in southern Illinois, and that ... read more
Real Freethinkers Don’t Try to Close Down Debate
At a time when the need to broaden the party’s appeal seemed overwhelmingly compelling, Republicans narrowed their appeal to the most ideological fragment of the conservative base. The contempt these ... read more
LIVE: Amid Efforts to Intimidate Journalists, New York Marches on Wall St
" The despot's heel is on thy shore, Maryland! His torch is at thy temple door, Maryland! Avenge the patriotic gore That flecked the streets of Baltimore, And be the battle queen of yore, Maryland! ... read more
Has the NYT Gone Collectively Mad?
Special Report: Crossing a line from recklessness into madness, The New York Times published a front-page opus suggesting that Russia was behind social media criticism ... Central Intelligence Agency, ... read more
Religious Liberty, Blood Transfusions, Cigarettes and Contraception
We need to explain how it is not only a religious issue, but a health-care issue and a social issue as well. Contraception is bad for women’s health, for relationships and for society. The mandate is ... read more
Libertarian senator shoots his message in the foot
David Leyonhjelm must extricate his libertarian views from a uniquely American gun lust if he is ... the way we can be proud of our other technological wonders. I believe we need to look at the gun in ... read more
Why Libertarians Are Like Kale To Everyone But Paul Krugman
Last week, Paul Krugman, wrote that libertarian-ish Sen ... It's not as shockingly obtuse as his response to the 9/11 attacks—“All of a sudden, we need some new office buildings,” he wrote on Septembe... read more
Does Indian Science Suck?
So, does Indian science suck? Yes and no. Yes, because like so many other enterprises ... “But if I have to play the role of Rahul Dravid for this country in science, I don’t’ care how long I need to ... read more