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Opinion: If You Thought Solyndra Was a Money Pit...

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Salivating over the Solyndra scandal? Read the rest of the government-money menu first.

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Opinion: Gun Laws Won't Prevent Another Aurora

Monday, July 23, 2012

We've had the serious debate about gun control. The Second Amendment won.

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Opinion: It's Time for the Consoler in Chief to Talk Gun Control

Monday, July 23, 2012

If it's inappropriate to talk policy after a tragedy and unnecessary to do so before one, then when exactly do we talk about the danger of guns?

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Opinion: Happy America? We Let the Guns Win

Friday, July 20, 2012

Well, obviously the government isn’t “coming for your guns.”

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Opinion: Obama "You Didn't Build That" Comment Incites Class Warfare

Friday, July 20, 2012

Barack Obama was taking the world's most obvious shot at Mitt Romney for being successful and when it blew up in his face it became a case of being misquote or words taken out of context.

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Opinion: Let's Keep Our Paranoid Politics From Destabilizing America

Thursday, July 19, 2012

It has, in the past, burned itself out when a majority of Americans realized that down that road lay a great threat to the stability of the American system.

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Opinion: The Liberal Lessons of the Summer Superheroes

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Aside from the coincidence of a villain named Bane (this one destroys cities, not companies), we'll have to wait until this weekend to see if the Dark Knight fits the bill as a modern day Robin Hood (and whether he'd support a Robin Hood Tax).

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Opinion: Why Won't Glenn Beck Go Away?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

This particular rally is another exhortation to the masses to restore…something. Honor, Freedom, Love, Courage, Pride, Smokin’ Guitar Solos, Meerschaum Pipes, Book Sales, Whatever.

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Opinion: Sorry Mitt Romney, I Don't Want a Businessman for President

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

I don't want a businessman president. Businesses aren't run like countries. Corporations focus on financial profit. Nations need to trade in social profit as well. CEOs, too often, value short-term gains. I want elected leaders who, too rarely, invest in our long-term well-being.

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Opinion: Past the Spin, Why Voter ID Laws Make Sense

Monday, July 16, 2012

In reality, polling data shows widespread support for Voter ID laws. Are they all that bad?

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Opinion: Post-Libor, Romney and Obama Need a Plan to Fix Banking

Monday, July 16, 2012

This is bigger than Obamacare. It's much more significant than Romney continuing as CEO of Bain after 1999. It has a far greater impact on every American this election year than any other issue the candidates have been discussing or will address in presidential debates this fall.

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Opinion: Sen. Rob Portman is the VEEP Frontrunner

Friday, July 13, 2012

Romney will need someone serious, experienced and able to step in to the most powerful job in the world.

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Opinion: Why Romney Will Make Gains with Black Voters in November

Thursday, July 12, 2012

I suspect ears of some black voters that had always tuned Romney out listened in and heard a different person than they've been told about.

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Opinion: Voter ID Laws are the New Poll Tax

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Every defender of democratic rights should call Texas' Voter ID law what it is: a poll tax.

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Opinion: Party Loyalty is Overrated

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The American political system was constructed and remains a machine designed to slow down - not expedite - policy.

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Opinion: Guess Who Hates Obama's Tax on the Super Rich? The Super Rich

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It's hard to outspend people whose excessive fortunes rely on them outspending you.

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Opinion: Why Tort Reform Won't Solve the Healthcare Cost Crisis

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It’s a terrific plan, except for the fact that it’s a terrible plan.

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Opinion: Like it or Not, Heatwaves and Wildfires Have Political Lesson

Monday, July 09, 2012

Weeks like this remind us that we can't tackle everything on our own. Let's call it community. Let's call it looking out for our neighbors. But let's also acknowledge it's what government - at its best - is there to do.

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Watch: President Obama on Tax Cut Extension

Monday, July 09, 2012

President Barack Obama delivered a statement from the White House on Monday where he called on Congress to extend the Bush-era tax cuts to families making less than $250,000 a year. 

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Opinion: Why Romney Has Terribly Bungled His Response to Obamacare

Thursday, July 05, 2012

In the week following the Supreme Court's ruling that upheld President Obama's health care plan, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign simultaneously called it a tax, and not a tax.

This incident revealed two things of importance going forward.

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