Americans see through Obama's lies
All presidents lie and the public is forgiving. But President Obama's lies are intentional and self-serving - including one about being able to keep your health plan and doctor - and Americans can easily see through the fog.
EDITORIALS: NFL players are people too; Get serious on financial crimes
Pro football has never been more popular, but our society is beginning to have serious discussions about the game and its future. Or at least it should be having them. / The U.S. Department of Justice has taken a serious and significant step to finally treat financial crimes in the same aggressive way it would treat drug cartels, environmental abusers and anti-trust cases.
Most elders can afford smaller increases in Social Security benefits
Let’s have an honest conversation about Social Security. Just kidding. What I really mean is that I want to declare my views on the matter and have everybody else nod in assent and refrain from any uncomfortable, “divisive” questions or comments.
EDITORIALS: Move forward on immigration reform; SNAP cuts impact all
The chance of serious immigration reform passing in these closing weeks of Congress depends on how optimistic you are. / The 6 percent, or $5 billion, cut to the nation’s food stamp program will harm more than those individual recipients.
Health care choice another of Obama's broken promises
In selling Obamacare, the president told Americans they could keep their doctors and their health care plans. MIllions of Americans are now finding out that was a sales line - not the truth.
EDITORIALS: NSA's embarrassment; Anti-smoking laws
The latest revelations about the NSA's tapping German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone are embarrassing enough. Now they may hamper the United States' ability to share intelligence with allies. / A New York City law to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products is well intentioned but misdirected.
EDITORIALS: Be proactive on cyberbullying; Obamacare stumbles
Parents everywhere must be rejoicing, because a new poll suggests that cyberbullying among students seems to be decreasing. / Every new program is bound to have a few glitches. But what’s happening right now with the nation’s new health insurance program and online signup efforts is disturbing.
12 words you should stop using right now
If you want a list of words to incorporate into your conversation to make you sound more intelligent, this is not the place.
The not-so-strange response to the Obamacare website fiasco
If this truly is the president’s signature achievement, doesn’t it seem a bit strange that, with three and a half years and $400 million to get this website ready, it wasn’t a higher priority?
EDITORIALS: School lunch lessons; D.C. focuses on box scores
Instead of refusing a now-nutritious National School Lunch Program, schools, parents and students should embrace the healthier standards / A box-score mentality - with too much emphasis on winners, losers, scores and assists - afflicts Washington with little concern for those who buy the tickets.
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