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While our presidents praise America's magnificent national park system, they're not maintaining them. Bill Clinton, for example, spoke of how lucky he was to have Hot Springs National Park as a childhood playground. Yet he... [read more]
When it comes to pursuing their prey, sharks are master maneuverers. Loan sharks, that is.
These days, this usurious species goes by the less threatening name of "payday lenders." But they... [read more]
By a one-vote margin, the US Senate passed “fast-track” authority, in June to expedite passage of the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which will export beaucoup more of our country’s middle-class jobs. That’s the kind of... [read more]
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]
When Mitt Romney was considering who might be his 2012 running mate, each prospect was given a fish-themed code name. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, known as a tireless self-promoter with a bloated ego, was... [read more]
Novelist Thomas Wolfe famously wrote: "You can't go home again." But Eric Holder has proven him wrong.
Holder, who was President Obama's Attorney General until stepping down earlier this year, recently... [read more]
Let's hear it for Jeb!
Bush that is. Maybe the other Republican presidential seekers will stick with their mopey and dopey negative attacks against Barack Obama's economic policies, but Jeb Bush... [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]
Once again, it's time to take a cruise down the twisting roadways, sweeping loops, and hard right turns of Sen.Ted Cruz's mind. Buckle up, for it's a wild ride in a very dark space.
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Republican politicos say that taking unlimited sums of campaign cash from corporations and billionaires is the American way, claiming that money is "free" speech. Democrats disagree, but say they can't unilaterally disarm, so they join... [read more]