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Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 8:41 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.Or we can keep wages so low that many full-time workers will need government subsidies to help them pay for things like food, rent and medical care.What we should not do is take away help from low-wage workers without first fixing the system that makes the help necessary.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 9:09 AM

The great thing about a 10-year plan is that there are so few things that are truly impossible.In 10 years I could go from only playing golf a couple of times a year to becoming the top golfer on the Champions Tour.

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 9:02 AM

A friend asked me last week how I would rank the Obama administration in comparison to the other presidencies of U.S. history. He finished his query by adding, “Would he be last?” I will ignore his follow-up comment and focus on some comparisons,...

Updated Feb 4, 2015 at 9:23 AM

What is wrong with us?Vaccinations have as much business in the political arena as a rotund rodent has being trusted for a 42-day weather forecast.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 8:33 AM

The pomp. The pageantry. The politics. The promises. The participants.

Updated Jan 14, 2015 at 9:39 AM

In a group dynamic, sometimes you have to sacrifice the ideal to achieve the acceptable.

Updated Jan 6, 2015 at 8:43 AM

Why is food fraud acknowledged but not addressed?

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