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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: February 14, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Americans seem to believe that once the U.S. military exits a foreign country, its moral accountability ends. But the deadly consequences — and culpability — continue long after the last soldier leaves.

 
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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: November 13, 2013 5:54 PM
 
The best way to keep Iran from building a nuclear bomb is for the Obama administration and its nuclear client Israel to stop threatening the Islamic Republic.
 
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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: November 1, 2013 6:20 PM
 

“Some economists say more inflation is just what the American economy needs to escape from a half-decade of sluggish growth and high unemployment,” the New York Times reports.

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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: August 31, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Whether or not Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons, President Obama has no legitimate grounds to intervene.

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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: May 21, 2013 3:55 AM

The Internal Revenue Service has been caught engaging in political profiling while processing applications for tax-exempt status. 

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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: April 24, 2013 3:55 AM
On the day of the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama stood in the White House briefing room and said, “We will find out who did this; we’ll find out why they did this.”
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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: April 18, 2013 3:55 AM
Demagogues offend us because they try to bypass our rational faculty with appeals to gut emotion. That pretty well sums up what gun controllers have done since the Newtown tragedy.

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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: April 11, 2013 3:55 AM
Those who favor “universal” background checks on gun buyers make some ridiculous arguments.
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Government
By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: April 3, 2013 3:55 AM
It’s hard to believe that in the 21st century, educated people believe the government can produce real wealth by creating money.
 
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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: March 19, 2013 3:55 AM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is at a record high, and the unemployment rate has ticked down to 7.7 percent, but this is no time to celebrate. The economy is still in the doldrums. 
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