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Lemmings Only Function in the Stock Market is to Serve as Cannon Fodder

Sol Palha | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

From the Tulip bubble to the financial meltdown of 2008, the theme has been the same. The masses never learn, they always cry foul on the way down but gurgle with joy on the way up. In other words, when they are making money, they are okay with the risk, but when they start to lose, they scream bloody murder.

Own Goal

Paula Gordon | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Here's the irony of the Homeland Security funding fiasco. The Republicans have found their groove.

Take Off the Blindfold. Don't Be Afraid to See the Truth!

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Coleen Rowley

Most of the media seems to view WikiLeaks as trying to upset their easy job of transcribing leaders' press releases. Not surprisingly, much of the press helps shoot the little boy calling the emperor naked.

Astoria Characters: The Trespassing Teens

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There is a Catholic high school whose back faces my back yard, and when the school bell utters its shrill ear-splitting peal every afternoon, the Trespassing Teens, traveling in packs of two to 12, spill out of its front doors.

Patriotism is not Synonymous with the Republican Party: It's Time They Stopped Using the "P" Word

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Whatever you think about the war in Iraq or how we got there, suggesting that those who are in opposition are less than patriotic is irrational and undemocratic.