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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 7:00am
    The GOP has now refused funding to fight the zika mosquito saying we can't afford it without cutting from other health and welfare funds.  Don't they know it is one of the things we can't afford not to do?  Don...
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:00am
    The Federal Reserve last week decided not to hike interest rates just yet. This seems like a sensible enough decision -- labor market indicators are looking a bit weak, inflation is still a little below the Fed's 2 percent target...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
    For more than 20 years, Republican politicians have followed one overarching strategy: pursuing maximum opposition to the president when they don't control the White House.     While liberals may hate this...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Where religion is concerned, Donald Trump's bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second.     We already know that Trump will say whatever he thinks will appeal to the crowd he is...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
    In two dramatic decisions, the Supreme Court Thursday reminded everyone of what the most important issue in the 2016 presidential election really is. In the first case, the justices upheld the University of Texas's affirmative...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
    By an overwhelming 3-to-1 margin, Swiss voters have rejected a proposal that would have guaranteed all residents a monthly income, whether they worked or not. Yet supporters of the concept elsewhere are not taking the Swiss "no...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:00am
    I feel the finger on the trigger. I also feel it on the button.     "Dear President Obama," the letter begins. It goes on to remind him of something he said in his 2008 presidential campaign: "Keeping...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 10:00am
    Sometimes civil disobedience is justified. Sometimes it is necessary. The unprecedented events playing out on the House floor -- Democratic members staging a sit-in in the well of their own chamber - represent such a moment....
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 9:00am
    An ordinary sociopath would have known to pretend shock and sorrow after the terrible mass murders in Orlando. Shielded from ordinary human interaction by his arrogance and wealth, however, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump had no...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 8:00am
    Last week, The Washington Post broke the news that for the better part of the past year, Russian hackers have been in and out of the Democratic National Committee's computer servers, targeting the opposition research that the...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 7:00am
    Imagine painstakingly making up your way up the cables of Yosemite National Park’s famous Half Dome peak — only to see swooshes and slogans encouraging you to “Just Do It.”     “Welcome...
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 12:00am
    I am so excited to tell you that we’re returning to the question of whether or not Hillary Clinton threw a vase at her husband in the White House.     Really, this one hasn’t come up for about 20 years....
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 9:00pm
    Hillary Clinton is trying to scare the heck out of voters who think Donald Trump's business record qualifies him to be president. He has no real economic strategy beyond over-the-top promises, she said on Tuesday, and the few...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
    In presidential election years, the time between the state party primaries and the national political conventions usually is an opportunity for the presumptive nominees to take stock and gear up for the fall campaign. But so far...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
    This year’s freakish presidential election has now devolved into an ethnic brouhaha between two foreigners: A Mexican and a German.     The “Mexican” is Gonzalo Curiel, a U.S. federal judge who was...
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