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10/16/2014 - 1:32pm

    When you buy a new car, you dodge the sketchy salesman, read up on consumer ratings, get a feel for the ride. When you get married, you think about growing old with a person, love beyond lust, do a life gut check. And when you elect a federal lawmaker next month, you go against everything you believe in to...

10/09/2014 - 3:04pm

    The American psyche has taken a serious hit from the jaw-dropping Secret Service scandal that unfolded in the nation's capital this week. Why? Because practically all of us, regardless of our backgrounds or our smoldering anger at political Washington...

10/02/2014 - 4:15pm

    I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done — can-do groups that can, and do.

    But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Train That Couldn’t. I’m...

10/02/2014 - 4:15pm

    When the Census released the latest data on inequality, most mainstream media outlets shrugged it off.

    That’s quite a contrast from earlier this year when inequality was all the rage....

10/02/2014 - 4:12pm

    As the Republican right's fear swells in advance of Hillary Clinton's anticipated presidential campaign, conservatives' feverish smears increasingly resemble the desperate gambits of a certain Wile E. Coyote. The latest episode in their...

10/02/2014 - 4:11pm

    Barack Obama's address to United Nations General Assembly this week was the one of the most important speeches of his presidency. Two weeks ago I argued that, in foreign policy, the United States and the world needed a different Obama. This week, they...

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