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How one little word distorts the meaning of doing good

By Michael Wedl July 17, 2014, 06:11 PM

It's the difference between the benefit to all and the benefit to the few.

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Exhibit A proving the lack of immigration enforcement

By Debra J. Saunders, San Francisco Chronicle July 17, 2014, 11:25 AM

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has made his undocumented status public. Isn't this, among other offenses, enough to bring him into custody?

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Where's that inflation I was promised?

By Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune July 17, 2014, 11:26 AM

Some folks have been shouting “doomsday!” about the Fed's actions for years. Heaven forbid they admit it didn't come.

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The indelible stain of juvenile prisons

By Monte Bute July 16, 2014, 06:06 PM

My stays at Red Wing were unforgettable. Eventually, I turned my life around.

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Who's policing terrorists on social media?

By Ronan Farrow July 16, 2014, 06:06 PM

Too often, providers are washing their hands of their complicity.

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Counterpoint: Minnesota Nice? It's real. Though it's a two-way street.

By Alan Miller and Sharon Miller July 16, 2014, 06:06 PM

Our experience as transplanted New Yorkers has been nothing but pleasant.

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Political campaigns: Experience is a teacher (alas)

By Gail Collins, New York Times July 16, 2014, 11:28 AM

Based on this year's gaffes alone, here are some rules to run by.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Reject isolationism

By Rick Perry July 16, 2014, 11:29 AM

Sen. Rand Paul is an articulate advocate for his views. But he’s wrong.

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Spy scandal: Americans know how Germans feel

By Editorial, Orange County Register July 15, 2014, 06:27 PM

Now Obama must do something about surveillance run wild.

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Mideast conflict: Experiences and hopes in Israel

By Adam Stock Spilker July 15, 2014, 06:27 PM

Maintaining humanity in the face of Hamas: An Iron Dome for protection, and the face of God in every human being.

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