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Bob Lord: Worth More: One Man or an Entire City?

Jul 18, 2014

July 16, 2014 - A population of 100,000 is substantial. Five states don't even have one metropolis that large. Some cities that size, like Fargo, North Dakota, are their state's biggest. Others, like Lansing, Michigan, are state capitals.

About 100,000 people live in Rochester, Minnesota, home of the Mayo Clinic. The same goes for Burbank,...

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New iPhone 5S, Old eMails

Jul 17, 2014

Oh, you mean I’m supposed to delete the emails on my iPhone? You mean that the reason my old iPhone may have been so–what’s the word I want here?–oh yes, recalcitrant is because there were over TWENTY THOUSAND EMAILS on it. I now will be spending all my spare time (which is, frankly, more...

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Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins: The End of Pot Prohibition As We Know It

Jul 17, 2014

July 16, 2014 - How much longer will it take before the United States declares a truce in the Drug War?

This latter-day prohibition is taking an immense toll. And the stakes ought to be low, given that most Americans don't want anyone jailed for being caught with small amounts of pot.

But it does require...

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Robert Reich: The Rise of the Non-Working Rich

Jul 17, 2014

July 15, 2014 - In a new Pew poll, more than three quarters of self-described conservatives believe "poor people have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything."

In reality, most of America's poor work hard, often in two or more jobs.

The real non-workers are the wealthy who inherit their fortunes. And...

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Frank Sharry: Central American Kids at the Border Emergency Brings Out the Best and Worst of America

Jul 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 16, 2014 - The fast-developing story regarding Central American unaccompanied children arriving at our border is bringing out the best – and the worst – in America.

While an increasing number of elected officials and commentators are determined to keep the focus on the well-being of children fleeing violence, others are intent...

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Center for Constitutional Rights: Time to end unqualified U.S. diplomatic, economic, and military support for the Israeli government’s occupation of Palestine

Jul 16, 2014

July 16, 2014 - In response to Israel's ongoing bombardement of Gaza, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: We condemn in the strongest terms the Israeli government's indiscriminate killing and collective punishment o...

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Richard Eskow: 7 Reasons Consumers Won’t Love the $7 Billion Citigroup Deal

Jul 16, 2014

July 15, 2014 - The Justice Department's settlement with Citigroup was finally announced Monday. A $7 billion settlement against a too-big-to-fail bank? What's not to love?

We'll answer that with another question: If the settlement that the Justice Department just negotiated with Citigroup is as punitive, why did Citigroup's stock go up when the deal...

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Wordless Wednesday: Blue

Jul 16, 2014

> Blue stone & silver bracelet. When I buy gem stones for my jewelry-making, I always keep the package label so I can authoritatively describe the piece. I just can’t always find where I’ve kept that label. An InLinkz Link-up

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Wordless Wednesday: Blue

Jul 16, 2014

> Blue stone & silver bracelet. When I buy gem stones for my jewelry-making, I always keep the package label so I can authoritatively describe the piece. I just can’t always find where I’ve kept that label. An InLinkz Link-up

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Liberty Deportee

Jul 16, 2014
Liberty Deportee

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