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Jul 26 2017 - 12:06am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    A couple of recent headlines that led to debates about income inequality obscure the roots of the problem and make it harder to consider potential solutions.

  • Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    Social Security is the oldest and most popular federal income support program, and after more than 80 years, it might seem as permanent as the pyramids. But the pharaohs did better long-range engineering than the architects of the New Deal did. A 2015 Gallup Poll found that 64 percent of millennials don’t think the program will be able to pay benefits when they retire.

  • | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    Is Trumpcare finally dead? Even now, it’s hard to be sure, especially given Republican moderates’ long track record of caving in to extremists at crucial moments. But it does look as if the frontal assault on the Affordable Care Act has failed.

  • Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    After hearing concerns about punishment without due process, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos believes that federal guidance on campus sexual assaults has created unfairness. That’s why she is mulling big changes in current rules.

  • Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    For reasons that defy understanding, science, public opinion and most state governments, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided that cracking down on the use of medical marijuana is a priority. Assuming he survives President Donald Trump’s pique, he wants Congress to roll back rules that prohibit the Justice Department from going around state laws to enforce a federal ban against medical cannabis.

  • Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    The last thing Republicans on Capitol Hill apparently want the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to do is actually protect financial consumers. That would explain the angry GOP reaction whenever the bureau announces new rules, such as one this week to stop big financial institutions from imposing mandatory arbitration agreements on consumers who have legal grievances.

  • Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    A symbol of oppression

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Let us consider the qualifications of President Trump’s nominee to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Holy See: one Callista Gingrich of Virginia.

  • Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — It is said that America’s armed forces have been stressed by 16 years of constant warfare, the longest such in the nation’s history. For the Air Force, however, the high tempo of combat operations began 26 years ago, with enforcement of the no-fly zone in Iraq after Desert Storm. With an acute pilot shortage, particularly in the fighter pilot community, and with a shortfall approaching 4,000 among maintenance and staffing personnel, the service is, as Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson says, “too small for what the nation expects of it.”

  • Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    A group of economists released a paper recently suggesting young men are working fewer hours because they are spending so much time playing video games. Video games might also help explain a study last month from Johns Hopkins University researchers who said today’s 19-year-old is as sedentary as a 60-year-old.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    More transparency

  • Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    President Donald Trump seems to have chosen well in nominating former Justice Department criminal division head Christopher Wray as FBI director.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com