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Mr. Speaker, You're Dead Wrong About Taxes and Jobs

James Heffernan | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

When 14 million people are out of work and more than 46 million are mired in poverty, how many voters really believe that the wealthiest among us simply cannot be asked to pay their fair share of taxes?

Has America Lost the Ability to Consider New Ideas?

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

I am beginning to wonder whether American politics has become so fractured, contentious, and partisan, and the American voter so entrenched in her or his respective position, that it is no longer possible to present new ideas.