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Date

October 16th, 2014

IS Invasive Species

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Appetite, Bill and Barack

    After the latest meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative wrapped up three weeks ago, I thought I'd missed the perfect window to write about Bill Clinton's continued hold on Americans' hearts, his sustained claim on the spotlight.

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We are all Liberians now

    Ebola is a nightmare disease that travel restrictions cannot keep out.  The correct response should be urgent concern -- not panic -- and an all-out crusade to extinguish the West Africa outbreak of the deadly virus at its source.

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Putin Shows His Hand

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Catalogue of woes puts Washington in the doldrums

    Baseball lore recalls that legendary manager Casey Stengel, when running the hapless 1962 New York Mets, forlornly asked his charges: "Can't anybody here play this game?" It's an appropriate question right now in the nation's capital concerning not only baseball but also football and politics.

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An unusual bond for parents of the missing

    They are a small society, bound by tragedy.

    When a child goes missing, few people can fathom the awful wait, the filling in of blanks, the nightmares. There aren't many who can relate to the horror that Hannah Graham's family is living now.

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Shrunken paychecks

    The extinction of the American raise - dead as a dodo, by every empirical measure - has become a truth universally acknowledged. Even Republican House Speaker John Boehner, not a fellow often glimpsed on the barricades with protesting workers, pronounced that "wages are stagnant" in his comments on the most recent employment figures.

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Secret Deficit Lovers

    What if they balanced the budget and nobody knew or cared?

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Panetta bites hand that fed him

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Keep The Gaffes Coming

    We beg you, Republicans, keep the gaffes coming. Exposure of simple lies doesn't seem to be enough to catch voters' attention. It takes the outrageous comments and actions to catch the attention of the media and therefore the public. Even though those unbelievable happenings fall on a few deaf ears, by and large they indicate just what we could be in for should the Republicans prevail in the coming elections.

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