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In case you're wondering just how far Republican lawmakers have wandered into the wacky weeds of far-right ideology, check out the babblings of Rep. Paul Ryan.
Chairman of the House budget... [read more]
Where there's a will, there's a way – even if that way is devious, unethical, and downright sleazy.
All of those adjectives would apply to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's fundraising... [read more]
An old country saying notes: You can't make chicken salad out of chicken manure." However, President Obama's department of agriculture intends for us give it a try.
Chicken contaminated with chicken... [read more]
There are some things I thought I'd never hear myself say, such as: "Hip-hip hooray for Nixon!"
That would give me a tongue cramp if I tried to say it about... [read more]
It doesn't take an economics degree to grasp the ugliness in the following statistics: Since the Great Recession supposedly ended in 2009, the incomes of the elite 1-percenters have soared by a third, while the... [read more]
As the people of Colorado are presently learning, it's horrendous enough to suffer the ravages of a natural disaster, but it's doubly horrific to then be faced with a more devastating unnatural disaster.
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From day one, some of the students who paid a bundle to enroll in "Trump University" should've known they were being taken. They had been promised that The Donald himself would be at their seminars,... [read more]
Both the old and new media agree on is this: If you need a story that's guaranteed to be popular – go with animals. Kute kittens, for example, or the P-group of puppies, porpoises, penguins,... [read more]
"I'm 98 percent confident we can make a tomato that tastes substantially better," Professor Harry Klee recently exulted to the New York Times.
Hmmm. Excuse me, professor, but "substantially better"... [read more]
Baby chicks, goats and other farm animals can be awfully cute and cuddly!
Today's industrial agribusiness operations, however, see these animals as nothing but profit machines to be locked in... [read more]