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Political mapping produces paralysis
Generally speaking, few citizens pay attention to the legislative redistricting process . . .
Bipartisan plan on Medicare makes sense
A bipartisan plan to reform Medicare delivery and manage Medicare spending may be just the tough medicine needed to sustain this important program.
Extend payroll tax cuts a year
Increasing taxes on working people would also likely erode consumer confidence at a time we need it to be on the rise.
Police need to reconsider their Occupy role
Now the same thuggish activities are being directed toward the Occupyers across the country.
Debt panel falls flat
Actually, it began days before members of the special congressional committee, assigned to devise a deficit-reduction plan, admitted failure this week.
The federal deficit: remembering how we got here
A story on NPR recently reminded listeners about important and surprising facts we may have forgotten about how we got the current federal deficit, and how we got into this mess.
Health Care Law and Supreme Court impartiality
They are required to render fair and impartial justice when making individual decisions on this landmark case,
Prohibit insider trading in Congress
The incredulity didn’t seem to affect other members of Congress. That is, until last week when CBS's “60 Minutes” reported that members of Congress were enriching themselves in the stock market,
Not paying attention has consequences
In retrospect, it probably was my fault.
Problem as plain as nose on your face
Sure there are great comic strips out there and there have been great comic strips in the past, but for my money “Peanuts” is probably the best.
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