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June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

Smart Banking

Is value-added tax the debt solution?

The ballooning national debt, currently about $15.8 trillion, is analogous to a slow-burning fuse attached to a bundle of dynamite. The debt currently exceeds the gross domestic product for the first quarter of 2012 ($15.4 trillion). More...

Newspaper barons at work

The Pulitzer Prize winning author and publisher Richard Kluger once said “every time a newspaper dies, even a bad one, the country moves a little closer to authoritarianism.” More...

Redrawing the lines

The U.S. Constitution requires each state to redistrict their congressional districts every 10 years. That is why the U.S. Census is taken every decade. Each of the nation’s 435 seats in Congress are required to have the same number of people. More...

Looking Back

Events in 1932 shaped the rest of history

This week our backward look goes to the year 1932. At first glance, it might not seem to be a significant time. However events were shaping up that would change the course of history in the United States and possibly the whole world. More...


Do you agree or disagree with efforts to remove flags related to the Confederacy (battle flag or national flag) from public properties?