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Obama’s Tour of Alaska: What Are His Motives?

In response to my piece on Obama’s Tour of Alaska Focuses on Climate Change, a skeptical reader notes:  The President’s speech was a sop to all his old faithful supporters, a bid to create a legacy for good intentions. 73 more words

Climate Change

A Brief History of My Father

When I was five years old, my family was pretty much on top of their game. My dad owned his own radio station, which had been a dream of his for quite some time. 1,093 more words

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Why is the US the only country that doesn't provide health care to everyone?

Sen. Bernie Sanders, the 73-year-old junior United States Senator from Vermont, is certainly not new to politics, so why is he the one asking us the questions? 556 more words

US Politics

Medicaid is a joke - got me in all my emotions before I had my first cup of coffee

First off, hey – it’s been a while – I know – life have been rolling.

Second, I was at the dentist this morning, hoping to get the dental service I need to resolve my aching molars, but to my surprise, my Medicaid was inactive. 407 more words


Cuba named first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission

According to the World Health Organization, Cuba has become the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child. 91 more words

"This Promises To Be Fun": Christmas Comes Early This Year — The Gift Of A Trump-Fueled GOP Debate

I feel like a kid the week before Christmas. There’s just one present under the tree, but it’s all a columnist could ever hope for: the… 725 more words

GOP Presidential Candidates

Canada Enters the Longest Election Campaign Since 1874

Keeping an eye on our neighbors to the north, it appears that Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper kicked off an extended election campaign. It will be the longest Canadian election campaign since 1874, and gives the Conservative Party a political advantage, as it is better funded than the other parties. 337 more words