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The price of liberty is said to be eternal vigilance. But just being watchful rarely does anything to stop the theft of our rights. Instead, the real price of liberty is open defiance – the... [read more]
If you think that none of today's presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker.
The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with... [read more]
Phil Gramm, the former right-wing senator from Texas, has surprised me.
I had assumed he had zero charitable instincts, for he... [read more]
Who does David Keating think he's fooling?
He heads an obscure, corporate-funded group pushing to wipe out the few remaining limits on the special... [read more]
The problem with the GOP presidential debates is that the wrong people are on stage.
Sure, Bush, Cruz, Walker, and gang are the candidates,... [read more]
In the 1960s, I attended the University of North Texas, a public school blessed with good teachers and an educational culture focused on enabling us students to become socially useful citizens. And it was affordable... [read more]
Once upon a time in our Good Ol' USofA, presidential contenders and their political parties raised the funds needed to make the race. How quaint.
For... [read more]
Let me say one word to you: Bacon.
Not only is it delicious, it's practically irresistible – I even know vegans who sneak bites of it. And these days, it's hard... [read more]
Big story from that razzle-dazzle place called "El Casino Grande" – otherwise known as Wall Street.
Four massive financial conglomerates –JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays, and the Royal Bank of Scotland – have... [read more]
This is odd: America's laws to deter corporate crime actually force victims to help subsidize the criminals.
Follow the bouncing ball here: First, a court orders a corporation to pay... [read more]