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This is Frank Luntz. No it's Not.
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Frank Luntz sees things differently than the rest of us. Frank Luntz sees things differently tha ...

Inventor. Handyman. Genius.
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. As summer approaches, I look forward to the day, sometime in late July, when all the snow will finally be gone from Washingt ...

Supreme Court Earns Free Air Miles
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. 'Opening the floodgates' for Happy Meals The recent Supreme Court decision expanding c ...

An Urgent Visit to the White House
Originally Posted: 04/28/2011 - 10:20am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. It was a very special day, and I chose my necktie accordingly, a selection made easier by the fact that I only have two. ...

What Would Jesus Prescribe?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. This being December, many of you are starting to go through closets finding raiment suitable for the children to wear in the ...

Trouble in the Garden of Liberty
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. While purchasing a slingshot recently, I began to wonder what message this might be sending to my credit card company, a bus ...

Was it Torture, or Value-Added Questioning?
Originally Posted: 05/22/2012 - 4:07pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. With all the mixed signals we’ve been getting these days about the use of torture, it’s hard to know what to believe. ...

The Unkindest Cut
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. This is my first column in our bold new magazine design, which was created to bring state-of-the-art publishing innovations ...

All the News That Sells
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. As I sit at my desk thinking up innovative ideas for the coming decade—MacArthur Mediocrity Grants, AIG offices relocating t ...

On Obama's Short List
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. I hold in my hand a printout of the e-mail I just received from Barack Obama. I hold in my hand ...

It's the Simple Things
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. With the nation facing fiscal uncertainty (actually, complete and absolute certainty—just like the in­evi­table wedgie I got ...

An Innocent in the Land of Facebook
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Being the trusting sort, I clicked on the link. Life is different now. It started innocently eno ...

Space, the Final Cost Overrun
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. The International Space Station is a cramped scientific laboratory orbiting in an environment where temperatures on a good d ...

This Is Not About the Economy
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Made you look. Anyway, the world economy continues to spin downward despite my previous column on the subject, which was int ...

It's All His Fault
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. The following is an excerpt from economic philosopher Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations treatise, one of the driving intellectu ...

Decision 2008
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Editor’s Note: Okay, Ed, the lawyer has finished looking through your column to make sure it’s totally nonpartisan and that ...

I Am (dramatic pause) ... Enviro Man
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Putting stickers on cars is a different kind of superpower. Important note: The following reve ...

Investing for the Future
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Here at Sojourners, we neither toil nor spin. The economy, as you may remember from last month, ...

The Gospel of Great News!
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. The Prosperity Gospel lets us have our cake and eat it, too. Also cookies. And donuts. How was ...