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Wednesday Jul 2 | The Common Ills

Iraq snapshot

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)


Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jun 26, 2014


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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Journalism, Dick Cheney, Al Gore

Mon Jun 23, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

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.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Ohio State University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, UC Irvine, Opinion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Prison, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Jun 18, 2014

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.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Sat Jun 14, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security, Pension, Boston College, Long Term Care, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat