Monthly Archives: July 2012

Idea: Outsource Congress to NCAA

Here’s an idea: Could we outsource Congressional responsibilities to the NCAA? A quick look at how they addressed the sanctions against Penn State make me long for such ethical clarity, nuance, and muscle in our country’s legislative branch. On MSNBC’s … Continue reading

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Easier To Blame the Victims

Last night I watched Brian Williams on the NBC Nightly News, where many Americans turned to get information about the massacre in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theatre. At one point, Williams asked another journalist, “I don’t want to judge…but a … Continue reading

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A Simple Question of Fairness

Americans with financial abundance enjoy many legal ways to reduce the amount of taxes they owe. The same tax code enforces strict and narrow mandates on Americans without financial surplus. This disparity results in many well-off people paying a far … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Ugly

Yesterday, the Obama campaign’s steely focus on Mr. Romney’s business record and tax history encountered a cascade of racist attacks, so thinly veiled as to be laughable were they not so ugly. Since Barack Obama took office, many progressives have … Continue reading

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