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Commentary: Health care horror hooey Commentary: Health care horror hooey
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Remember the “death tax”? The estate tax is quite literally a millionaire’s tax — a tax that affects only a tiny minority of the population, and is mostly paid by a handful of very wealthy heirs. [Read More]
Commentary: Separation of government, press Commentary: Separation of government, press
8 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report news. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP's goal is to make Obama meaningless Commentary: GOP's goal is to make Obama meaningless
8 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
There seems to be a growing consensus that the Republicans have a real shot at recapturing the Senate in the next midterm elections, giving them further opportunity, if not total assurance, of making Barack Obama’s next years in office meaningless. [Read More]
Commentary: Christie puts the gloves on Commentary: Christie puts the gloves on
8 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. — There’s nothing more amusing than a bully forced to be on his best behavior. Chris Christie may be cutting back on his butter, but it wouldn’t melt in his mouth at a town hall here Thursday. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Hillary's past is fair game Commentary: Why Hillary's past is fair game
8 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
There’s a debate going on about Hillary Clinton’s past. If she runs for president in 2016, should Republicans reach back to the scandals of her years as first lady? Or should they focus on more recent times, especially her tenure as secretary of state, to build a case against her? [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is it liberty or bias in Kansas? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is it liberty or bias in Kansas?
8 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a new weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the freedom to disagree with gay marriage. [Read More]
Commentary: How to get a job at Google Commentary: How to get a job at Google
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Last June, Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google — i.e., the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies — noted that Google had determined that “GPAs are worthless as a criteria for hiring ..." [Read More]
Commentary: Real love should indeed hurt Commentary: Real love should indeed hurt
8 weeks ago - - KATHRYN LOPEZ
“Do you have another dollar?” I honestly heard it a second too late. But why? And what’s “too late,” anyway? [Read More]
Commentary: At war with an economic solution
8 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
Whoopee. We’re growing, we’re growing. The annual economic rate during the final quarter of last year was 3.2 percent, way up from the year’s average of 1.9 percent and enough to arouse hope about possibilities down the road. [Read More]
Commentary: The stimulus tragedy
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Five years have passed since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — the “stimulus” — into law. With the passage of time, it has become clear that the act did a vast amount of good. [Read More]
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