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Ferguson fix to take more than stereotype response
The racially charged passion play unfolding in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, seems almost choreographed in its predictability in the 11 days since a police officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old black man on Aug. 9.
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Obama’s promise of transparency lost in wave of growing criticism
The federal position of inspector general is one few people know about. But IGs are government watchdogs who look out for taxpayers by exposing waste or misuse of taxpayer funds. For instance, it was an IG report that exposed outlandish spending by the Government Services Administration at a conference in Las Vegas a few years ago.
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Pool benefits limited
Regarding “Community pools face repairs, attendance woes” (Aug. 17, page 1).
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How many supervisors
Is it just me or is something fishy going on with what seems to be the attempted rigging of the number of supervisors of Adams and Middlesex townships? You have two people in the same camp attacking from two different directions.
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Scandals are hiding in plain sight
The laboratories of democracy are blowing up.
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Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday took the long-overdue action to order Missouri National Guard troops to Ferguson. They will try to help end the unrest and violence that followed peaceful protests in recent days over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
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In the wake of its initial military action in Afghanistan, and in spite of then-President George W. Bush’s prior opposition to “nation-building,” the U.S. embarked upon a large-scale effort to help reconstruct the war-torn nation.
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Obama tests the bounds of ‘lame-duckery’
There are two words every president, including Barack Obama, hates to hear: “lame duck.”
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There is no magic cure-all for depression
We are all shocked and saddened by last week’s suicide of Robin Williams. It leaves us all with a number of questions, including:
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