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May 24 2016 - 12:30am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: May 6 2016 - 1:01am

    WASHINGTON — The tweets and emails started immediately after Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday night:

  • Posted: May 6 2016 - 1:01am

    In yet another example of government waste, bureaucratic bloat and excessive regulation, Americans complete more than 23,000 forms for 68 federal agencies each year, according to a new analysis by the American Action Forum. Just filling out all these forms consumes 11.4 billion hours, which works out to about 35 hours per person — almost a full work week.

  • Posted: May 5 2016 - 1:30am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune

  • Posted: May 5 2016 - 1:00am

    The heavily redacted Pentagon report about last year’s deadly attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, affirms, as early accounts suggested, that it was the result of a chain of errors, many of them avoidable. But because the deaths of the 42 civilians — doctors, staff and patients alike, some of them incinerated in their beds — were deemed to be unintentional, the Pentagon decided the punishments for the perpetrators should be administrative, and that none of those involved will face criminal prosecution for their misdeeds.

  • | Posted: May 5 2016 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Gigantic government’s complexity and opacity provide innumerable opportunities for opportunists to act unconstrained by clear law or effective supervision. Today’s example, involving the government’s expropriation of hundreds of billions of dollars, features three sets of unsympathetic actors — a grasping federal government, a few hedge funds nimble at exploiting the co-mingling of government and the private sector, and two anomalous institutions that should never have existed.

  • Posted: May 5 2016 - 1:00am

    The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court was established in 1978 to provide a measure of oversight and due process for secret law enforcement agency requests for surveillance warrants against foreign spies and other suspects in the U.S. But information about the requests contained in a recent Justice Department memo suggests the court is serving as little more than a rubber stamp for federal agencies.

  • Posted: May 4 2016 - 1:00am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: May 4 2016 - 1:00am

    LISBON, Portugal — Things are terrible here in Portugal, but not quite as terrible as they were a couple of years ago. The same thing can be said about the European economy as a whole. That is, I guess, the good news.

  • Posted: May 4 2016 - 1:00am

    Americans must never stop watching the people watching us.

  • Posted: May 3 2016 - 1:00am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: May 3 2016 - 1:00am

    In the second half of the 20th century, conventional wisdom in the medical community said overconsumption of saturated fats was dangerous.

  • | Posted: May 3 2016 - 1:00am

    In this campaign season of extreme silliness, it’s impossible to say Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump made a fatal mistake by accusing Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton of playing “the woman’s card.”

  • Posted: May 2 2016 - 1:30am

    Earth Day continues to stand out as an increasingly relevant observance as human activity causes more damage to the planet and the environment. But there are some notable efforts to make the world a better, healthier place to live.

  • Posted: May 2 2016 - 1:30am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune

  • | Posted: May 2 2016 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — “I wasn’t playing the woman’s card,” Donald Trump said Thursday when asked about his claim Hillary Clinton was playing such a card and if she were a man, she would get only 5 percent of the vote.