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Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: Salon

Ron Paul drops his burger and scrams. Not ready for prime time!

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: Salon

For decades, both parties supplanted a push for higher wages with well-intended public aid. The result: calamity

Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: Salon.com

Much of the American right supported apartheid, almost to the bitter end. We must remember that.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2013, Source: Salon.com

There are many things wrong with comparing a healthcare rollout to a hurricane. The main one: Nobody died.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: Salon

Equalizing premiums for men and women is common sense -- unless you’re opposed to women’s freedom

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: Salon.com

Tom Coburn, Ted Cruz and other crackpots can't stand up to their base and face reality. Can this party ever change?

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: Salon

We crush them with debt to go to college -- and today, rates are actually set to double. Are we out of our minds?

Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Salon

Hiking the eligibility age is such a terrible idea Obama can't possibly be considering it. Or can he?

Posted on: May 8, 2012, Source: Salon

The toxic but illogical politics of pitting young against old has been on display all over the media.

Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: Salon

Consumers, not the wealthy, are the key to an economic rebound, and GOP austerity is shackling them.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: Salon

John Derbyshire may be gone, but William F. Buckley's magazine championed divisive racial politics -- and still does.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2012, Source: Salon

The new GOP code word this year is "dependency," and they're afraid of it for a few different reasons.