Category Archives: presidential electiion

This is no way to run a government

I’d like to have a talk with the 12 percent of Americans who still have a favorable view of the U.S. Congress. Unfortunately, I suspect most Americans split the difference, blaming both parties equally for the gridlock that may shut … Continue reading

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Afghan war erodes America’s economic recovery

No wonder we wish the Anthony Weiner follies were still around. Reading real news can be depressing. Consider these two numbers: $120 billion and 28,000. The first, The New York Times reports, represents what the United States is spending this … Continue reading

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