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Brace Yourself for More Baltimores

The sad scenes playing out in Baltimore are made sadder by the fact that more such incidents are likely over the coming years. That's because the problems in Baltimore did not begin with the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Tensions have been buildi ...

Supreme Court Will Never Decide Obamacare's Fate

There has been a lot of discussion lately about whether the Supreme Court will save or destroy the president's health care law, known to many as Obamacare. At least one writer went so far as to suggest the court might be preparing to undo the nation' ...

Making Social Security Work for Today's Workers

Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid and National Defense consume two-thirds of all federal spending and are responsible for most of the annual spending increases. That leaves Americans with a choice. We must either cut spending on these three programs ...

780,000 Good Men and Women in Blue

Trying to make sense of the assassination of two police officers on the Saturday before Christmas, my mind keeps drifting back to the morning of March 13, 2010. That's the day a police officer saved the lives of my family. Shortly after 5 in the morn ...

Privacy makes a comeback through an Apple IPhone

It's been a year and a half since Edward Snowden revealed to the world just how much private information the National Security Agency has been collecting on just about everyone. The massive spying operation raised privacy and Constitutional concerns ...

The Lasting Relevance of the Declaration

Happy Fourth of July! America's 238th birthday party is being celebrated in the usual way with fireworks, cookouts, parades and patriotic songs. Words from the Declaration of Independence are recited at some events to remind us of the founding ideals ...

On Health Care, Repeal or Reform Lead to Same Result

Heading into the 2014 elections, some Democrats think they have found a way to minimize the political fallout from the president's health care law. They have convinced themselves that voters are more interested in fixing the law rather than repealing ...

Doctors Must Serve Patients, Not Society

When we go to the doctor, most of us expect to receive the best possible advice on whatever ails us. Unfortunately, some medical groups see that as a quaintly archaic notion. Associations are recommending that the doctors should consider more than th ...

Journalists Hide Real Numbers When Reporting Budget Spin

The standard media coverage of President Barack Obama's new budget claimed the proposals included $600 billion of budget cuts over the next decade. It was just about impossible, though, to find any media story mentioning some basic numbers that belon ...

Getting a Grip on Realities of the Federal Budget

The big story about the federal budget last week was the Republican Party's struggle to deal with raising the debt ceiling. Last year's big budget story was President Barack Obama and the Democrats coming to grips with the so-called sequester, a poli ...


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