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National Priorities

An Immodest Proposal

Ben Tripp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Tripp

It appears Congressional Democrats have unenthusiastically swallowed President Obama's tax deal with the Republicans more or less whole, somewhat as if they were swallowing a hand grenade.

Budget Hawks Flying Backwards

Jeff Faux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Faux

The Senate may create a commission to impose fiscal austerity on the Federal government -- but before the government decides how to pay for the future, it first needs to determine what kind of future the country needs.

Social Life, Social Animal, Social Studies, Social Skills...Why Not Social-ized Health Care?

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Kisslinger

I'm ready to take care of myself and my community and help my community stay healthy. Maybe that's what social-ism can mean if we rethink and redefine that word in a new and positive way.