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Sen. Cruz Raises $890,000 In The 1st Quarter Of The Year

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz raised nearly $890,000 in the year’s first quarter — about half what poured in following his helping lead last fall’s partial government shutdown. 115 more words


The Ineffectiveness of Congress is Emerging

You’ve heard the joke: Congress, is it prone or just supine? The only thing it seems Congress can do is shut down, which it did back in October last year. 369 more words

Complex Systems

Measuring Cultural Integrity

I went to Greece prepared to take full advantage of the history and culture it had to offer, not taking anything I saw for granted. I remember learning about the history of ancient Greece as a kid in grade school. 1,070 more words

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New Republican Thinking?

The Republican Party is embattled at the moment.  They have been making an ass of themselves for the past few years and they are not showing any signs of slowing down.   607 more words

Current Events

The Plutocratic Party and Social Security

The latest Republican budget plan has a section on Social Security. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t have read it, but Michael Hiltzik, a business columnist for the  1,735 more words