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  • Government employment statistics lie [Letter]

    Government employment statistics lie [Letter]
    The liberal media are not telling Americans the truth about the state of the country's economy. Over 70 percent of Americans believe the economy is still in bad shape, despite the stock market's comeback. While the U.S. Department of Labor reports...
  • Reform brings health care to more Americans

    Because the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land, Barack Obama is a transformative president, one of our greatest. Yes, the roll-out of the federal website was an initial disaster, now largely fixed. Yes, the law is flawed. But lost in all the...
  • How California can raise all boats

    California is home to both Silicon Valley and Hollywood, two of the world's greatest wealth-producing engines, and much of the state enjoys tremendous affluence. By some estimates, my own town of Palo Alto has the world's highest per capita...
  • Robert V. Hess, advocate for the homeless

    Robert V. Hess, advocate for the homeless
    Robert V. Hess, who turned his experience as manager of a disabled veterans thrift store into a career as a homelessness solutions expert, died of liver cancer Dec. 24 at his home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The former Perry Hall resident was 57....
  • Chan Lowe: Rick Scott's drug testing overturned

    Chan Lowe: Rick Scott's drug testing overturned
    Last Dec. 31, we learned once again how important it is for this nation to have a robust court system. It exists, among other reasons, to protect us from ourselves.   One of the promises candidate Rick Scott made in 2010 was to push for a law...
  • Anthony Orlando: Republicans really think being poor is a great deal

    God, I wish I were poor. And unemployed. That's the good life. Poor and unemployed. I mean, just look at all the cool stuff you get. Medicaid and welfare. Food stamps and unemployment insurance. And don't forget public housing. This stuff is so awesome...
  • Brown budget proposes more spending but also fiscal restraint

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown persuaded Californians to elect him by promising to fix the state's financial problems, and his latest budget proposal will play a big role in his effort to stay in the job. His $155-billion blueprint, unveiled...
  • The real Chris Christie traffic scandal you've forgotten

    The real Chris Christie traffic scandal you've forgotten
    Whatever you may think of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response to a certain traffic scandal in his state -- do you believe his reaction on learning that his aides' political motivations were exposed was "sadness" that he'd been lied to? Neither do...
  • Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality

    You may have missed it, given the launch of the Christmas shopping season and all the foofaraw about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, but earlier this month Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his presidency. The topic was the rising...
  • Escaping the rat maze of the welfare state

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty," and as the joke goes, "Poverty won." Five decades after a blizzard of programs began descending on the American people, the poverty rate remains essentially unchanged. That's a...
  • 1/10

    Democrats in Congress have succeeded at a new approach: They threaten Republicans with sequestration being horrible for the country, when their spending is wrecking the future of this country. The Republican/business task force on the mandatory sick-...