Obamacare Is Killing Our Bottom Line

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*+-Clifford Tasner: Heavens! Young people can be covered under Obamacare by their parents plush policies until they’re 26. Cossetting the young isn’t going to help them learn that the world is a harsh place.

Feeding Off Latino Misery

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*+-Rudy Acuña: As a group Latino politicos have not been especially progressive. Indeed, they have been less than courageous when it comes to police brutality and capital punishment.

How to Keep Parolees Out of Prison

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*+-Donna Purdue: We can posture and make demands of corporate America, but we must realize that while there is the occasional bleeding heart Liberal at the helm of some companies, most are run by strict, capitalist business men and reaching out to anyone has to mean there’s something in it for them.

Bad Job Numbers and the Secret Second Stimulus

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*+-Robert Reich: Bottom line: Obama will be going into an election year with a higher total level of unemployment than before the Great Recession. He will have to argue that, were it not for his policies, things would be even worse. Counter-factuals like this do not sit well on bumper stickers.