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U.S. military spending is out of control

By Patrick Alcorn April 12, 2014, 06:00 PM

Hawks like Condoleezza Rice think no investment is too great — except for vets.

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So much for curbing costs in Medicare Advantage

By Editorial, Bloomberg News April 11, 2014, 06:11 PM

Faced with insurance industry lobbying on subsidies they don’t need, the feds back down.

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Was Jesus Married?

By Noah Feldman, Bloomberg April 11, 2014, 11:56 AM

The odds are against any important ancient document being genuine. But the investigation is a thrill.

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How a 'good kid' becomes a bully

By Richard L. Jorgensen April 10, 2014, 06:39 PM

It's chilling to recall how easily we turned on “Raymond” in sixth grade because he was “different.”

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A solution to money in politics

By Michael Kinsley April 10, 2014, 06:39 PM

Instead of trying to silence others' campaign speech, talk more — and talk louder.

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Big Tobacco lurks behind e-cigarettes

By Laurie Halverson and Kathy Sheran April 10, 2014, 06:39 PM

Don't be fooled. Three companies are using old methods to sell nicotine anew.

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New transparency in Medicare payouts

By Editorial, Chicago Tribune April 10, 2014, 06:26 PM

Despite AMA's protest, the public should be able to draw its own conclusions on costs.

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Don't be afraid, it's only an optimist

By Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post. April 10, 2014, 11:49 AM

If Jeb Bush isn't angry and bitter enough for today's GOP, that's a problem for today's GOP..

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Ukraine is not a crisis, it's a test

By Richard Parker April 09, 2014, 09:00 PM

After 25 years of globalization, Russia may be out to show that it's finally OK to say “no” to the Americans.

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All I want is a job

By Matthew Rumph April 09, 2014, 09:00 PM

10 million people like me still want a job. We're skilled, versatile and thoroughly unemployable.

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