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2014/07/31 23:43
2014/07/31 23:43
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In theory, the American people’s elected representatives decide every so often how much to tax the public and how to allocate the revenue among various priorities, both short-term and long-term. In...
2014/07/31 23:43
2014/07/31 23:43
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2014/07/30 13:47
2014/07/30 13:47
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Through much of the post-war period in the West, the formation of economic policy was dominated by Keynesian activism on the part of governments seeking an increasing role in providing public...
2014/07/30 12:28
2014/07/30 12:28
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A Medicare patient has a checkup. Some legislators are urging that the federal health insurance program cover all Americans. Editor's note: Vijay Das is a health care advocate for Public Citizen's...
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2014/07/29 09:11
2014/07/29 09:11
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Print this ArticleEmail this Article OSF produces sequel to Schenkkan's 'All the Way' Love or loathe LBJ, you can't deny that his presidency has all the towering elements of a classic Shakespearean...
2014/07/29 06:24
2014/07/29 06:24
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Government health care success: 49 years of Medicare and Medicaid Patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro onJuly 11 at a clinic in Beaverton,...
2014/07/29 02:05
2014/07/29 02:05
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Washington • Medicare’s financial stability has been strengthened by the Affordable Care Act and other forces that have been subduing health-care spending, according to a new official forecast that...
2014/07/28 13:50
2014/07/28 13:50
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What responsibility does a free society bear for assuring that its internal and long term survival remains a certainty? If such a society is not to be so self-absorbed, then does it not always keep...
2014/07/28 13:28
2014/07/28 13:28
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Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "Governing America." The opinions expressed in this commentary...
2014/07/27 15:42
2014/07/27 15:42
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Flying never happens until the bird leaves the nest. President Johnson's Great Society is just over fifty years old. During this very long period America's Great Society nest has become huge and yet...
2014/07/27 08:02
2014/07/27 08:02
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In the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson created out of whole cloth the Great Society, which by all accounts was to redress the economic issues and consequences of unequal outcomes in America...
2014/07/27 03:37
2014/07/27 03:37
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... PEOPLE’: Stephen Jones of Hendersonville continues his discussion in response to comments made by Sharon Mills in a recent Mountains to Molehills column. “Sharon presented her worldview that...
2014/07/25 20:53
2014/07/25 20:53
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... Mr. L.A., I know a place that you can stay.” Thus begins the hypnotic number “Keys” from “Passing Strange,” the critically acclaimed 2008 Broadway musical by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (created in...
2014/07/25 04:22
2014/07/25 04:22
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President Obama's plan to transform the U.S. health-care market is once again in trouble. This time, two Republican-appointed judges on a federal appeals court have invalidated a key portion of the...
2014/07/24 19:56
2014/07/24 19:56
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Useful Idiots and the Something For Nothing Society - Part 1 of 3 This week’s TedBits is as important a commentary as any I have ever written in my 10+ years writing Austrian analysis of the...
2014/07/24 19:08
2014/07/24 19:08
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The literal-minded, nuance-free explanation as to why this AMI tabloid holding is pushing these conservative conspiracy theories about JFK Jr.'s death is boilerplate "follow the money" stuff. As the...
2014/07/24 18:05
2014/07/24 18:05
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American Neoconservatives and Radical Islamists have created the Politics of Fear. This video compares the political thinking of American neoconservatives and radical Islamists and shows how both...
2014/07/23 22:09
2014/07/23 22:09
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The answer is undoubtedly a resounding “yes”, says one former Clinton White House staffer, for the very simple reason that for all Mrs Clinton’s achievements as First Lady, Senator and Secretary of...
2014/07/23 04:26
2014/07/23 04:26
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Every American can be his own policeman; the country has nearly as many guns as it has people. Photograph by Christopher Griffith. Just after seven-thirty on the morning of February 27th, a...
2014/07/22 04:43
2014/07/22 04:43
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U.S. Senate candidate Thomas Ravenel laughed off his nerves and leaned on history Monday to argue his case for drastically reducing the size of the federal government. "I think somebody needs to...
2014/07/21 13:28
2014/07/21 13:28
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Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "Governing America." The opinions expressed in this commentary...
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2014/07/31 23:43
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