Wednesday Jul 2
The Common Ills
Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, Huffington Post runs a column by someone Colin Powell quoted to the UN at length to justify war on Iraq , the crises continue in Iraq, we look at the Kurds, KRG President Massoud Barzani and Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani dialogue, US Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Iraq's most recent Speaker ... (more)
If You Were An Iraq War Critic, You're Probably Not Being Asked To Go On TV
Kent Conrad's phone hasn't been ringing very much over the past few weeks, as Iraq, and the debate over America's future in the country, has once again dominated the news.
Another View -- Betsy McCaughey: Mismeasuring the U.S. health care system
LAST WEEK, the Commonwealth Fund released a report claiming the U.S. has the worst health-care system in the developed world, and Great Britain has the best.
The John Doe probe and the growing problem of 'coordination'
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
New York Sun
Bag-of-Tricks Health Report Skews Ranking of U.S. Against Foreign Systems
The Commonwealth Fund released Monday a bag-of-tricks report claiming that America has the worst healthcare system in the developed world and Great Britain the best.
Contra Costa Times
Timm Herdt: Can California ignite prairie fire?
Based on what you remember from civics class, or perhaps just from the story line of the film "Lincoln," you probably think you know how the U.S. Constitution can be amended: Both houses of Congress, by a two-thirds majority vote, approve an amendment, which then must be ratified by three-fifths of the states.
The 4 Words Terrifying Americans Right Now
Americans are freaking out about their personal savings - and for good reason. A recent Gallup poll found that 59 percent of those surveyed were very or moderately worried they won't have enough money for retirement - by far their biggest concern.