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Ban the Open Carry of Firearms

Without a prohibition, the armed intimidation we saw in Charlottesville will continue.
Pub Date: 
Fri, 08/18/2017

Plain and simple, public terror is not protected under the Constitution. That has been the case throughout history. And now is the time to look to that history and prohibit open carry, before the next Charlottesville.

Girl Talk at Trump Tower

Pub Date: 
Sat, 10/01/2016
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Yee Gads! A funny-one from a normally quite conventional columnist.

Why French Workers Are So Mad

Pub Date: 
Mon, 06/06/2016
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"What’s going on in France now is similarly clarifying trends: To work in the future, you’ll have to settle for being less well paid, and for having worse health insurance and lower unemployment benefits. As for your children, they’ll live in a world with much greater inequality than yours. That’s the new rule."

A Wealthy Governor and His Friends Are Remaking Illinois

Unprecedented political spending helped elect a fresh-faced financier. But his ideological vision has unsettled many in the state.
Pub Date: 
Sun, 11/29/2015

No Time for Games in Europe

Pub Date: 
Mon, 02/16/2015

The great difference between this government and previous Greek governments is twofold: We are determined to clash with mighty vested interests in order to reboot Greece and gain our partners’ trust. We are also determined not to be treated as a debt colony that should suffer what it must. The principle of the greatest austerity for the most depressed economy would be quaint if it did not cause so much unnecessary suffering.

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