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2015/07/29 10:17
2015/07/29 10:17
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Medicare turns 50 this week. It was signed into law July 30, 1965 -- the crowning achievement of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. It's more popular than ever. Yet Medicare continues to be blamed for...
2015/07/29 10:17
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2015/07/29 04:26
2015/07/29 04:26
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Obama’s Presidency is on the clock. Hard as it has been to pass legislation, the coming year is a marker, the final interval before the fight for succession becomes politically all-consuming.Credit...
2015/07/29 03:53
2015/07/29 03:53
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Vision for better Savannah includes balance I applaud you, Jane Fishman, for Sunday’s publication. Everything you mention in your article I have personally been trying to explain to City Council and...
2015/07/28 10:48
2015/07/28 10:48
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Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Baines Johnson announced his fateful decision to double the number of U.S. troops in Vietnam. What he did not divulge publicly was that the United States would...
2015/07/27 20:21
2015/07/27 20:21
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This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker were at the senior center in Union to praise Lyndon Johnson’s reform law. The Act was the first...
2015/07/27 05:00
2015/07/27 05:00
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Editor, The pair of hugging school officials that recently appeared on the front page of the Standard-Speaker gives a whole new meaning to the notion that a picture is worth a thousand...
2015/07/27 01:20
2015/07/27 01:20
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Don’t look now, but a government agent with an iPad soon may be rooting around in your community, collecting racial data, plus how close your home is to a supermarket, school or bus stop. When Barack...
2015/07/26 12:05
2015/07/26 12:05
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In October of 2011, I emerged from the PATH station beneath the former World Trade Center site and walked towards the Century 21 department store on Cortlandt Street. It was a familiar sensation; I...
2015/07/25 22:05
2015/07/25 22:05
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Medicare turns 50 next week. It was signed into law July 30, 1965 -- the crowning achievement of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. It's more popular than ever. Yet Medicare continues to be blamed for...
2015/07/25 18:05
2015/07/25 18:05
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Medicare isn't the problem. It's the solution. Medicare turns fifty next week. It was signed into law July 30, 1965 -- the crowning achievement of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. It's more popular...
2015/07/24 07:48
2015/07/24 07:48
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The question is posed: Can the United States go on as it has been with a good portion of its working class almost entirely isolated from the promise of our country? It is a yes or no question. A...
2015/07/22 09:29
2015/07/22 09:29
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Many Nigerians once again demonstrated their usual disdain for deadline in respect of the ongoing Bank Verification Number,(BVN), registration. During its launch on February 14, 2014 by the then...
2015/07/20 21:39
2015/07/20 21:39
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Jersey Community Action Partnership Inc. was created in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" -- a national movement to address poverty. It annually serves 35,000 residents in...
2015/07/20 01:53
2015/07/20 01:53
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WASHINGTON — I’ve never written a column like this. Generosity toward the high and mighty isn’t among my few virtues. But this needs to be said: Americans are lucky to have Barack Obama as president,...
2015/07/20 00:20
2015/07/20 00:20
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President Obama made the first visit by a sitting president to a penitentiary when he dropped in to the El Reno (Oklahoma) Federal Correctional Institution on Thursday and offered an ambitious reform...
2015/07/19 14:48
2015/07/19 14:48
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Crisis of Equality In his 2006 bestseller The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama praised the Moynihan Report, which famously predicted that female-headed families would impede African American progress...
2015/07/19 09:19
2015/07/19 09:19
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Editor's note: This the first of three "acts" in a series about the rise, fall and resurrection of Flint's black community theater and outreach program, The McCree Theatre. FLINT, MI -- Flint painter...
2015/07/17 12:42
2015/07/17 12:42
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The Atticus Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird is a civil-rights hero – a larger-than-life, heroic figure who fearlessly defended a black man falsely accused of raping a white girl. But the Atticus in Go...
2015/07/17 03:15
2015/07/17 03:15
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Sweet salvation I’ve never met any of the Bass family, but I am eternally grateful for their willingness to salvage our beloved Blue Bell. Life without Blue Bell Pralines ’n Cream just ain’t worth...
2015/07/14 18:56
2015/07/14 18:56
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... that is why you fail.... Perhaps there's some clause in Obamacare that we're just now discovering. Thankfully we passed it so we can find out what's in it. Maybe he is doing you a favor, all the...
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