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2014/12/21 16:56
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Authored by David Collum, originally posted at Peak Prosperity, Wealth Disparity “Printing money out of thin air does not increase wealth, it only increases claims on existing wealth.” ~Charles...
2014/12/21 16:56
2014/12/21 16:56
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2014/12/21 14:18
2014/12/21 14:18
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Despite a national crackdown on prescription drug abuse, doctors churned out an ever-larger number of prescriptions for the most-potent controlled substances to Medicare patients, new data shows. In...
2014/12/21 07:15
2014/12/21 07:15
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Given these statistics, what is the difference between profiling and common sense generalizing? We routinely judge the likelihood of threat and act accordingly. A cop who receives a report of an armed...
2014/12/20 20:31
2014/12/20 20:31
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The sports world is abuzz because five members of the St. Louis Rams professional football team stood with their hands up in response to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, followed by the...
2014/12/20 09:05
2014/12/20 09:05
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At The Atlantic, Matt Ford writes The Limits of Obama's Clemency. An excerpt: Few presidential powers are as unconstrained as the pardon. Neither Congress nor the courts need be consulted, and neither...
2014/12/20 05:45
2014/12/20 05:45
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On the eastern edge of St. Joseph, Missouri, lies the small city's only hospital, a landmark of brick and glass. Music from a player piano greets visitors at the main entrance, and inside, the bright...
2014/12/19 23:30
2014/12/19 23:30
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Many white Americans think that racism is a problem of the past and that troubling realities – like mass incarceration and murder rates for black and brown men as well as inferior government services...
2014/12/19 20:45
2014/12/19 20:45
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On August 1, five black students in satiny green and red robes and mortar boards waited inside an elementary school classroom, listening for their names to be called as graduates of Normandy High...
2014/12/19 20:28
2014/12/19 20:28
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Editor's note: Lucia Brawley has performed in theater, film and television in New York, Los Angeles and Europe and has been a political organizer for the Obama presidential campaigns. A graduate of...
2014/12/18 20:30
2014/12/18 20:30
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President Obama pardoned 12 people and commuted the sentences of 8 others, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. Those actions still leave Obama well behind recent presidents in his use of...
2014/12/17 21:50
2014/12/17 21:50
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The protesters in Jacksonville and the nation were right to be outraged about the police killings of two unarmed black men — Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York City. Given...
2014/12/17 21:13
2014/12/17 21:13
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has promised a campaign to end profiling "once and for all." This despite the fact that, as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently pointed out, blacks...
2014/12/17 16:41
2014/12/17 16:41
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The streets of Ferguson, Mo., New York City, and many other cities across the nation have been overflowing with protests for the past month in reaction to grand-jury decisions not to indict police...
2014/12/17 15:14
2014/12/17 15:14
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So any Floridians getting excited that somebody who's kinda sorta one of their own shouldn't be so excited. Not only would another President be Bush further proof that we don't live in a democracy...
2014/12/17 14:01
2014/12/17 14:01
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Ira Rosen remembers when news made money. He is a producer at 60 Minutes in the United States and is regaling a room of journalists at the Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference in San...
2014/12/16 04:37
2014/12/16 04:37
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A new report shows the number of Medicare patients using prescription drugs is on the rise. Doctors who write the prescriptions are under the microscope. We spoke to legal counsel at the Alabama...
2014/12/15 17:25
2014/12/15 17:25
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Despite a national crackdown on prescription drug abuse, doctors churned out an ever-larger number of prescriptions for the most-potent controlled substances to Medicare patients, new data show. In...
2014/12/14 19:05
2014/12/14 19:05
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The St. Louis police were "offended" a few weeks ago by a few of the Rams' players showing solidarity against police violence, and this required an apology? What happened to free speech in the United...
2014/12/14 14:18
2014/12/14 14:18
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This post has been updated to include a response from National Heritage Academies. A couple of years ago, auditors looked at the books of a charter school in Buffalo, New York, and were taken aback...
2014/12/13 23:21
2014/12/13 23:21
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I pray I never have children. I sit here and watch the news, and there is nothing but foolishness. Trayvon Martin, John Crawford, Mike Brown and Eric Garner, to name a few black men all killed. Their...
2014/12/21 16:56
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