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07/31/2015 - 8:45pm

    The more I read about comedian/sexual predator Bill Cosby's behavior, the more I question President Obama's my-hands-are-tied response to the matter of taking back Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    "There's no precedent...

07/23/2015 - 9:47pm

    For all the understandable attention devoted to removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House, a civil rights struggle with far more practical consequences is playing out one state away.

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07/23/2015 - 9:45pm

    Unhappy small towns are all alike — claustrophobic, gossipy, dying. The elderly live away their days in a haze of 1950s nostalgia and Fox News-induced paranoia. The cops harass the young, while the meth lab at the edge of town produces poison for...

07/23/2015 - 9:45pm

    What do Bill and Melinda Gates argue about?

    Not whose turn it is to wash the dishes or take out the garbage, it seems, but headier stuff. The prospects for eradicating polio. The utility of...

07/23/2015 - 9:44pm

    I always suspected that the appendix was up to no good. As far as I had learned in anatomy, it was a little bag full of danger and bacteria that you carried around in your gut at all times. The 2011 Merck Manual Home Health Handbook stated, "The...

07/23/2015 - 9:43pm

    Planned Parenthood has become one of the most attacked groups in America.

    Daily protests, funding threats and "sting" videos featuring hired actors are the norm. Shootings, bombings,...

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