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George W. Bush, gracefully silent

By Cass R. Sunstein, Bloomberg News December 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

George W. Bush, unlike some former officials, won't bash his successor.

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I can't think anymore — you blew my brains out

By Tracy McLachlan December 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

My life is cut short, and the other cops know all too well it could have been them.

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How Newt Gingrich hijacked the Senate (and how Mitch McConnell may win it back)

By Sean Theriault, The Washington Post December 22, 2014, 11:41 AM

Former Newtonians moved from the House to the Senate, and have brought it's useful work to a grinding halt

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Fully fund U.S. AIDS relief

By AUSTIN RIORDAN December 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

As largest contributor, this nation's funding decisions have a global impact on lives.

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A Santa fiasco for a holiday square peg

By Miriam Karmel December 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

Being Jewish, I've always felt like an outsider when it comes to the Jolly Fat Man.

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Not profiling people is foolish, dangerous

By David Rubinstein, Chicago Tribune/TNS December 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

It’s a simple fact of life that group membership matters. Police aren’t looking for nuns or 80-year-olds with canes.

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What we can learn from Cuba's agroecology

By William G. Moseley December 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

How this island nation feeds its people is a success story worth considering.

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Health professionals were complicit in torture

By Editorial, New York Times December 20, 2014, 06:00 PM

They should have their licenses revoked and, depending on culpability, be prosecuted.

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A global conspiracy of health

By Michael Gerson, Washington Post December 20, 2014, 06:00 PM

Children are dying less frequently worldwide — thanks in no small part to an organization promoting immunization.

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Even in the modern world, our antenna is up

By Kris Potter December 20, 2014, 06:00 PM

The antenna at our cabin is still up — even in the age of the Internet, and even as we withdraw.

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