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mansa-gills's picture
Oct.31.2011
     As much as I would like to believe that human beings could coexist without violence, turbulence and bloodshed, it is undeniable that warfare is inherent in our very nature. We like to think of ourselves as separate from other species due to our advanced intellect, but stripped...
david-scott-milton's picture
Oct.02.2011
                                                         Drama, Obama!                      ...
dave-logan's picture
Sep.11.2011
In all of the pundits’ discussion of why President Obama is in trouble, and may lose to Rick Perry in a general election, the most single important factor has been overlooked. This missing ingredient is what turns an inspirational person, like Candidate Obama, into a true leader.  It’s...
edmund-jenks's picture
Sep.11.2011
President Barack Obama outlines the details of the American Jobs Act during an address to a Joint Session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2011. Image Credit: Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson Obama Jobs Speech Viewership Off By...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Sep.09.2011
Many elements of the president's speech Thursday night were laudable, especially his support for collective bargaining. Moreover, President Obama's proposals to extend unemployment benefits, and continue payroll tax cuts for workers, as well as provide tax incentives to employers to bolster hiring...
abraham-mertens's picture
Sep.08.2011
President Obama's speech this evening, September 8, 2011, about jobs, is shaping up to be a make or break moment. Since he was inaugurated in 2009, Obama has tackled some important and difficult issues (bank bailout, auto industry bailout, and health insurance). However, I and many other people who...
rosy-cole's picture
Sep.05.2011
   Wishing all RR friends across the Pond a happy day!   WHITE SHIRTS   With white shirts, he saidthe pain is that stains proclaimyour ineptitudein a competitive worldblighting self-esteem Dripped cappuccinospinach, lentil soup, red wineare markers of tasteand habitude and...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Aug.10.2011
The stories our leaders tell us matter, probably almost as much as the stories our parents tell us as children, because they orient us to what is, what could be, and what should be; to the worldviews they hold and to the values they hold sacred. Our brains evolved to “expect” stories with a...
shaun-d-landry's picture
Aug.06.2011
I said it last week when I read about Representative Doug Lamborn of Colorado and I will say it again: I get the feeling this man has been using the term tar baby way before the cameras got on him and he forgot they were there. And Mr. Buchanan? Some "folks" did "Sort of take it...
edmund-jenks's picture
Jun.04.2011
Stagflation, the worst of both worlds (anemic economic growth and high inflation) brings back less than fond memories of the 1970's, along with the misery index, which is calculated adding the inflation rate to the unemployment rate. Until the 1960's, Keynesian economists had thought that those...