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The Daily Tar Heel
Underwater hockey team splashes into new season Blake Hoarty | Published 54 minutes ago UNC’s underwater hockey club team pro
Underwater hockey team splashes into new season
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 4 hours ago
Blake Hoarty | Published 54 minutes ago UNC’s underwater hockey club team proves ice rinks and grass fields aren’t the only settings for hockey games. Underwater hockey consists of two teams of six... Read more
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The Atlantic
The West Point Professor Who Contemplated a CoupAs the incoming Editorial Board, we want to address concerns regarding Mr. Brad
The West Point Professor Who Contemplated a Coup
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
As the incoming Editorial Board, we want to address concerns regarding Mr. Bradford’s contention that some scholars in legal academia could be considered as constituting a fifth column in the war against terror; his interpretation is that those... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Grant Thornton’s Dallas Office Admits Two New Partners and One Principal; Adds Two New HiresGrant Thornton LLP admitted Rina Parikh and Lydia Radnik as Audit partners and
Grant Thornton’s Dallas Office Admits Two New Partners and One Principal; Adds Two New Hires
citybizlist Dallas / Posted yesterday
Grant Thornton LLP admitted Rina Parikh and Lydia Radnik as Audit partners and David Rohlmeier as Tax principal in the firm’s Dallas office effective Aug. 1. In addition to these promotions, Susanne Shalley and Chad Virnig also joined the firm as Tax... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Kanye for president: could his beautiful dark twisted fantasy come true?Kanye West has famously likened himself to Jesus, Pablo Picasso, Steve Jobs and
Kanye for president: could his beautiful dark twisted fantasy come true?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Kanye West has famously likened himself to Jesus, Pablo Picasso, Steve Jobs and even Walt Disney. Perhaps the only ascent left for the ambitious and outspoken rap artist, producer and fashion designer is the Oval Office. “I don’t know what I stand... Read more
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PhysOrg
A digital detective roots out 'brushing' in online marketplacesOnline ratings and reviews are a helpful, if imperfect, guide for potential cus
A digital detective roots out 'brushing' in online marketplaces
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Online ratings and reviews are a helpful, if imperfect, guide for potential customers. There are many ways to game these web-based rating systems. Most are relatively low level: A new author recruits friends to write favorable reviews for Amazon. A... Read more
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Orange County Register
Community college district's Saudi outreach draws fireIt’s been called higher education’s latest gold rush: establishing overseas cam
Community college district's Saudi outreach draws fire
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
It’s been called higher education’s latest gold rush: establishing overseas campuses or partnerships partly as a way of making money amid state funding cuts. Rancho Santiago Community College District embarked on such a mission in July when its... Read more
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Washington Post
Skywatch: A full harvest moon with a total lunar eclipseForget July’s blue moon. For September’s full moon, you’ll probably see red. Ca
Skywatch: A full harvest moon with a total lunar eclipse
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Forget July’s blue moon. For September’s full moon, you’ll probably see red. Catch a compelling, cosmic treat Sept. 27 and 28: It’s a full harvest moon featuring a total lunar eclipse. As Earth travels around the sun, the planet always casts a... Read more
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Washington Post
Here’s how D.C. business thinks region should react to painful sequestrationNighttime view of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News
Here’s how D.C. business thinks region should react to painful sequestration
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Nighttime view of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News) Back when Maryland businessman Larry Letow relied almost entirely on federal contracts for his computer data security company, government work was so plentiful that he... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Men’s soccer falls flat in season openerSenior midfielder Oliver De Thier fights for a ball during GW’s 2-1 loss to Ame
Men’s soccer falls flat in season opener
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 days ago
Senior midfielder Oliver De Thier fights for a ball during GW’s 2-1 loss to American Friday afternoon. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor Offensive woes of the past haunted men’s soccer in its season opener at the Kuykenstrong D.C. College Cup... Read more
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TribLIVE
Economics & the taxi racketIf a person is law-abiding, has a driver's license, has a car or van that has p
Economics & the taxi racket
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
If a person is law-abiding, has a driver's license, has a car or van that has passed safety inspection and has adequate liability insurance, is there any consumer-oriented reason he should not be able to become a taxicab owner/operator? Put another... Read more
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Washington City Paper
SKWR Kabobline Opens Near Franklin Square TodayThe latest fast-casual build-your-own-meal restaurant aims to make kabob a litt
SKWR Kabobline Opens Near Franklin Square Today
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
The latest fast-casual build-your-own-meal restaurant aims to make kabob a little bit more hip. SKWR, which opens Friday at 14th and K streets NW, comes from cousins and George Mason University grads Tamim Shoja and Masoud Shoja, who grew up working... Read more
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Daily Press
Naming officers involved in shootings a balancing act for police agenciesNEWPORT NEWS — There's no settled convention around the country on whether poli
Naming officers involved in shootings a balancing act for police agencies
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — There's no settled convention around the country on whether police officers involved in police shootings should be publicly named. Newport News Police Chief Richard W. Myers talked at recent news conference of "a national discussion... Read more
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PC Magazine
5 Digital Mapping Projects That Visualize HistoryForget cartography: Maps also serve humanistic inquiry. When I can't coax stude
5 Digital Mapping Projects That Visualize History
PC Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
Forget cartography: Maps also serve humanistic inquiry. When I can't coax students to participate, I'll pull up a map and marvel at their volubility. In fact, I often use Saul Steinberg's famous New Yorker cover, "View of the World from Ninth... Read more
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The Washington Times
George Soros, Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg, Koch brothers use wealth to influence collegesTwo years ago, liberal billionaire George Soros gave $675,000 from his Open Soc
George Soros, Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg, Koch brothers use wealth to influence colleges
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Two years ago, liberal billionaire George Soros gave $675,000 from his Open Society Foundation to support the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Civic Media. “The MIT Center for Civic Media works hand in hand with diverse communities... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The man who tried to copyright a chicken sandwichThe man said the sandwich and its name were the products of his imagination, an
The man who tried to copyright a chicken sandwich
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The man said the sandwich and its name were the products of his imagination, and believed he was due US$10m in damages. Photo / iStock In 1987, Norberto Colón Lorenzana had what we can all agree is a pretty unremarkable idea. Colón, who had just... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
National Dog Day 2015Kevin Bacon to perform on stage in 'Rear Window' this fallKevin Bacon to perfor
National Dog Day 2015
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
Kevin Bacon to perform on stage in 'Rear Window' this fallKevin Bacon to perform on stage in 'Rear Window' this fall Kevin Bacon will star in a stage adaptation of the story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 classic film "Rear Window." Kevin... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
PSU LB great Ham honored by FWAAThe team celebrates the FWAA's All-America teams from near the end of World War
PSU LB great Ham honored by FWAA
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
The team celebrates the FWAA's All-America teams from near the end of World War II through the 2014 season. The FWAA, which was founded in 1941, has picked an annual All-America team since the 1944 season, making it the second-longest continuously... Read more
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TribLIVE
Donald J. Boudreaux: Counting his blessingsRecently I underwent a medical procedure. Although minor, the procedure did inv
Donald J. Boudreaux: Counting his blessings
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Recently I underwent a medical procedure. Although minor, the procedure did involve general anesthesia. And while I wasn't very fretful before being put asleep, I confess to reflecting a bit more philosophically than I normally do on my life. “What... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Hosack Named Head Coach at George MasonAug. 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- George Mason University has announced th
Hosack Named Head Coach at George Mason
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 7 days ago
Aug. 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- George Mason University has announced the hiring of former Penn State men's volleyball assistant coach Jay Hosack. After serving on the Nittany Lion coaching staff since 2010, Hosack will now lead the Patriots'... Read more
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PhysOrg
New Horizons mission exceeds expectationsThis enhanced color image – created from four images from New Horizons’ Long Ra
New Horizons mission exceeds expectations
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
This enhanced color image – created from four images from New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) combined with color data from the spacecraft’s Ralph instrument – helps scientists detect differences in the composition and texture of... Read more
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Washington Post
On Love: Sabrina Ali & Leonid GaiazovSabrina Ali and Leonid Gaiazov were married Aug. 15 at the Willard InterContine
On Love: Sabrina Ali & Leonid Gaiazov
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Sabrina Ali and Leonid Gaiazov were married Aug. 15 at the Willard InterContinental in the District. For the reception, Sabrina changed out of her white dress into a red sari. Leonid exchanged his black tuxedo for a white sherwani tunic and turban.... Read more
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Philly.com
Single and Happy? Your View on Relationships May Be KeyAmy Norton HealthDay Reporter In contrast, people who are unfazed by relations
Single and Happy? Your View on Relationships May Be Key
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter In contrast, people who are unfazed by relationship ups and downs tend to be less happy when they're single, according to the findings, published online Aug. 21 in the journal Social Psychological and Personality... Read more
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The Morning Call
Uber's driver screening practices fuel political debate on rider safetyThe ride-hailing revolution holds the potential to radically change the way peo
Uber's driver screening practices fuel political debate on rider safety
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
The ride-hailing revolution holds the potential to radically change the way people get around. But the political battle over Uber and Lyft in California has focused on something more obscure: fingerprints. Uber is facing some of the fiercest... Read more
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Officer.com
Study: NYPD's 'Stop-Frisk' Reduced CrimeStop-and-frisks by the NYPD likely reduce criminal activity in high-crime hot s
Study: NYPD's 'Stop-Frisk' Reduced Crime
Officer.com / Posted 11 days ago
Stop-and-frisks by the NYPD likely reduce criminal activity in high-crime hot spots but other policing strategies may have the same or stronger impact, according to a new statistical study by a prominent criminologist. A team led by Professor David... Read more
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Canberra Times
Could you be a tradie?Too proud to wear a tool belt? In my column last week about the skill shortage
Could you be a tradie?
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Too proud to wear a tool belt? In my column last week about the skill shortage myth, a reader made a thought-provoking comment about blue-collar work. Many people, he believes, consider it "beneath them" to work as a tradie. So they instead opt for... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
End the Ban on U.S. Oil Exports - Thanks to international sanctions Iran's economy is suffering. In an effort to stop that country's nuclear weapons program the U.S.-led effort has restricted Iran's oil exports. But the Obama administration just m...Thanks to international sanctions, Iran's economy is suffering. In an effort to
End the Ban on U.S. Oil Exports - Thanks to international sanctions Iran's economy is suffering. In an effort to stop that country's nuclear weapons program the U.S.-led effort has restricted Iran's oil exports. But the Obama administration just m...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Thanks to international sanctions, Iran's economy is suffering. In an effort to stop that country's nuclear weapons program, the U.S.-led effort has restricted Iran's oil exports. But the Obama administration just made a deal with Iran that could... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
CBA student attends prestigious conferenceDeWitt — Christian Brothers Academy’s Catherine Carter ’16 represented New York
CBA student attends prestigious conference
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
DeWitt — Christian Brothers Academy’s Catherine Carter ’16 represented New York as a National Youth Delegate to the 2015 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University June 28 to July 3. Carter joined a select group of 250... Read more
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Billboard
FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright to Step DownA Republican member of the Federal Trade Commission is heading back to the clas
FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright to Step Down
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
A Republican member of the Federal Trade Commission is heading back to the classroom. Joshua D. Wright, who has served as a commissioner for two-plus years, will resign this coming Monday (Aug. 24) and return to his teaching position at George Mason... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Entrepreneur's Attempt to Add Climate Change to the GOP AgendaClimate change is increasingly on the minds of policy wonks and bureaucrats, wi
An Entrepreneur's Attempt to Add Climate Change to the GOP Agenda
The Atlantic / Posted 13 days ago
Climate change is increasingly on the minds of policy wonks and bureaucrats, with good reason: A report released by the White House and Environmental Protection Agency in June warned that it poses a dire threat to America’s economy, as did a Pentagon... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Terrorist picnic? It's a good line, but aid for Syria is no joke The Coalition might deride Labor's push for more humanitarian aid in the Midd
Terrorist picnic? It's a good line, but aid for Syria is no joke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
The Coalition might deride Labor's push for more humanitarian aid in the Middle East, but a visiting terrorism expert says humanitarian efforts are a crucial part of the fight against... Read more
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TribLIVE
More academic fascismAs parents prepare to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 for college tuition, they mi
More academic fascism
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
As parents prepare to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 for college tuition, they might benefit from knowing what greets their youngsters. Deceitful college officials, who visit high schools to recruit students and talk to parents, conceal the worst of... Read more
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The Register
Parrot drone pwned (and possibly killed) with Wi-Fi log-inLack of security in the Wi-Fi link to the Parrot AR drone allows it to be blown
Parrot drone pwned (and possibly killed) with Wi-Fi log-in
The Register / Posted 14 days ago
Lack of security in the Wi-Fi link to the Parrot AR drone allows it to be blown out of the sky by telnetting in and killing the process. Ryan Satterfield, who describes himself as an ethical hacker and runs consultancy Planetzuda.com, explains on... Read more
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The Fairfax County Times
GMU grad student tries to educate police departments about new science-based policiesGeorge Mason University graduate student Julie Grieco’s fascination with crime
GMU grad student tries to educate police departments about new science-based policies
The Fairfax County Times / Posted 15 days ago
George Mason University graduate student Julie Grieco’s fascination with crime and criminology started when she was a child. “I loved to read Sherlock Holmes, Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, you name it,” she said. “I’ve absolutely seen every episode of... Read more
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Washington Post
Prince George’s celebrates better economic numbers, but county still lagsPrince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) unveils his 2016 budg
Prince George’s celebrates better economic numbers, but county still lags
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) unveils his 2016 budget in March. Baker and the County Council have focused their efforts on economic development. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) New numbers show Prince George’s is... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
Time to shut down Ex-Im BankTo the editor: Though not entirely unexpected, it’s terribly disappointing tha
Time to shut down Ex-Im Bank
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted 16 days ago
To the editor: Though not entirely unexpected, it’s terribly disappointing that New York Senator Charles Schumer publicly came out against the 5�+ 1 nuclear agreement with Iran. Schumer looked at his Uncle Sam, who signs his government paycheck;... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Ignoring China ThreatIf there is one international relations theory that best describes President Vl
Putin Ignoring China Threat
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
If there is one international relations theory that best describes President Vladimir Putin's overall foreign policy approach, it is surely the offensive realist theory articulated by John J. Mearsheimer in his "The Tragedy of Great Power... Read more
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TribLIVE
Experts: In cyber warfare, deterrence a challenge but may be key to nation’s defenseThe United States' best defense against a crippling cyber attack could be a mor
Experts: In cyber warfare, deterrence a challenge but may be key to nation’s defense
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
The United States' best defense against a crippling cyber attack could be a more visible offense, military leaders and other experts recently suggested at the Army War College in Carlisle. Then they stopped talking. The nation's cyber attack... Read more
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Ars Technica
Parrot drones easily taken down or hijacked, researchers demonstrateDrones from Parrot can be hijacked via a Wi-Fi attack that disconnects the owne
Parrot drones easily taken down or hijacked, researchers demonstrate
Ars Technica / Posted 17 days ago
Drones from Parrot can be hijacked via a Wi-Fi attack that disconnects the owner's FreeFlight control app from the drone, allowing an attacker's device to pair and take control. In two separate presentations at Def Con in Las Vegas last weekend,... Read more
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Philly.com
LGBT Catholics say world meeting is missing an opportunityDeBernardo's is one of 30 groups that signed a letter to Pope Francis asking to
LGBT Catholics say world meeting is missing an opportunity
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
DeBernardo's is one of 30 groups that signed a letter to Pope Francis asking to meet with him when he comes here for the World Meeting in September. The group is also one of several planning workshops that week at a church a few blocks south of the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Someone else tried Ben Carson's tax system ... the MormonsSalt Lake City -- (KUTV) Presidential candidate Ben Carson might have more in c
Someone else tried Ben Carson's tax system ... the Mormons
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
Salt Lake City -- (KUTV) Presidential candidate Ben Carson might have more in common with Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon Church, than people would think. Credit the joint belief in a simplified tax system. If you think it shouldn't take... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa. health chief targets vaccination rateAbout 91 percent of Pennsylvania kindergartners last year started school fully
Pa. health chief targets vaccination rate
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
About 91 percent of Pennsylvania kindergartners last year started school fully vaccinated; the goal is to achieve 95 percent coverage. At that level, so many kids are protected that disease outbreaks are prevented, Levine said, a concept known as... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Cheap vs. Clean What Utahns want may not be what they get in terms of energy and air pollution
Cheap vs. Clean
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
What Utahns want may not be what they get in terms of energy and air pollution. Envision Utah's "Your Utah. Your Future." survey showed that a slight majority of respondents would like to see a gradual transition from coal to natural... Read more
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Market Watch
Retirement, Derek Jeter-styleDerek Jeter loves retirement. After playing shortstop for the New York Yankees
Retirement, Derek Jeter-style
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
Derek Jeter loves retirement. After playing shortstop for the New York Yankees for 20 years, he retired after the 2014 season, and reportedly isn’t itching to return to help the team make the playoffs. Instead, he’s perfectly content with a new life... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Symposium examines big data’s role in transportationFewer traffic jams. Better gas mileage. Safer roads. Those are just a few bene
Symposium examines big data’s role in transportation
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 19 days ago
Fewer traffic jams. Better gas mileage. Safer roads. Those are just a few benefits of transportation informatics, a growing field of research that centers on analyzing massive amounts of information, or big data, to address critical transportation... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Analysis: Boeing jobs threat over Ex-Im Bank stalemate isn't all blusterAug. 13--When Congress went into its August recess without reauthorizing the U.
Analysis: Boeing jobs threat over Ex-Im Bank stalemate isn't all bluster
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
Aug. 13--When Congress went into its August recess without reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Boeing Chairman Jim McNerney responded with a warning: "I'm beginning to question the strategy of designing and making everything in the U.S.,"... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Studies: Health-act mandate not job stiflerWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care A
Studies: Health-act mandate not job stifler
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act hasn't meant less time on the job for U.S. workers, according to three newly published studies that challenge one of the main arguments raised by critics of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
What makes Donald Trump a new kind of candidateOPINION: US elections,Republicans,Donald Trump Bill Schneider says conservat
What makes Donald Trump a new kind of candidate
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
OPINION: US elections,Republicans,Donald Trump Bill Schneider says conservatives are a resistance movement, and Trump is a resistance leader. Have we ever seen a candidate like Donald Trump before?... Read more
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TribLIVE
Academic fascismGeorge Orwell said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual c
Academic fascism
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
George Orwell said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell's statement, he need only step upon most college campuses. Faculty leaders of the University of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Obamacare not reducing hours, studies findWASHINGTON — President Obama's health-care reform hasn't meant less time on the
Obamacare not reducing hours, studies find
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama's health-care reform hasn't meant less time on the job for American workers, according to three newly published studies that challenge one of the main arguments raised by critics of the Affordable Care Act. One provision... Read more
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TribLIVE
The minimum they should doPutting at risk other people's money and livelihoods is easier than putting at
The minimum they should do
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Putting at risk other people's money and livelihoods is easier than putting at risk your own money and livelihood. Anyone with the power to put at risk other people's money and livelihoods is prone to take unjustified risks with that money and those... Read more
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