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The most probable course of American politics is a full four-year term for Donald Trump as president. We must face the fact that the American people explicitly voted for change in the last three … more
As I watched Patrick McDonnell’s confirmation hearing to become secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection last month, I was struck by the number of senators who were concerned … more
No business would give a refund without first verifying a receipt. Our government should be held to the same standard. Yet, under current law, the Treasury Department pays health care tax credits to … more
In the past 10 years, I’ve watched all sorts of fans come through our gates at FNB Field. Of course, we have our Senators and Washington National fans. But, as we all know, there are plenty of … more
What milestones have been important in your life? For me, there have been lots of them. A milestone is defined as a stone set up beside a road to mark the distance in miles to a particular place, … more
Although the American Health Care Act of 2017 is rife with problems, one of the most disturbing is its shocking gender bias. But why should we be shocked that the AHCA, or “Trumpcare,” privileges … more
Are you tired of endless political gridlock? Disappointed in uncontested elections? Frustrated that you can’t throw the bums out? Gerrymandering — the drawing of legislative districts to … more
Tens of thousands of seniors owe their lives to Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, according to a new study from the University of Illinois. The program reduces mortality rates among the elderly … more
“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head.” “Have You Ever Seen The Rain?” “Who’ll Stop The Rain?” … rain! Since the beginning of February, we have been in a rainy pattern the likes of … more
The King of Cable has been defenestrated. After much fanfare, Bill O’Reilly has been tipped off his throne at the cable news giant Fox News. The irascible host of the eponymous “Factor,” … more
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