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U.S. Deficit Problem = U.S. Health Care Cost Problem

Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words.
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Our Response to Immigrants: A Blaring Horn or a Beautiful Song?

"I'm against you guys." A middle-aged man from Cincinnati proudly wearing an American flag on his T-shirt defiantly uttered these words to me a few weeks ago in Columbus, Ohio.
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Missouri's Health-Care Dilemma

Yesterday, by a 3-to-1 margin, Missouri voters passed
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Religious Freedom and the Mosque and Community Center

In a unanimous vote yesterday New York City's historic landmarks commission voted to withhold historic protection from the downtown building slated to become a Muslim community center (called Park5
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The Immoral Impediments to Immigration Reform

One day I'd love to understand why conservatives seem so good at public relations, while liberals, at ridicule.
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Why I Am Not Quitting Christianity

By now, most of you have heard of the dramatic news of Anne Rice's simple statement of "quitting Christianity." I'm amazed how much coverage this has received -- everywhere.
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Abraham, Joseph, and Today's Immigrants

Abraham and Sarah left all that was familiar and dear to them to follow the promise of a better future.
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Stark Inequality, Bad Economic Policy

As is pretty universally agreed by economists and (these days) ignored by many politicians -- who seem determined to run on a Herbert Hoover platform -- in the short term, the government must and
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