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July 1, 2015
Brutal bank procedures gouge public
Four big banks commit felonies, and a banker calls it “an embarrassment.” Banks squeeze money from people with puny savings and checking accounts, and bankers pass it off as “banking fees.”
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July 1, 2015
Will Greek economic crisis spread?
WASHINGTON — Greece is a mess. The banks are shut; withdrawals from ATMs are strictly limited. A referendum will determine whether or not Greece accepts tough conditions for receiving further financial aid. It looks (and is) grim. Global stock markets are rattled. But don’t be fooled.
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June 30, 2015
The president deserves better treatment
“Shame on you, you shouldn’t be doing this,” President Barack Obama said to a heckler who interrupted him Wednesday in the midst of remarks he was making in his own house, a residence that belongs to all Americans. It was the latest of many slights endured by a man deserving of more veneration than he has received.
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June 29, 2015
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By agreeing to put new trade agreements on a fast track, Congress accomplished something far greater than critics of the legislation acknowledge.
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June 29, 2015
Obama must be ready to say no to Iran deal
The June 30 deadline is fast approaching for a final agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program, and it’s hard to see how the negotiators can meet it.
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June 29, 2015
Roberts rules of order on Obamacare
Justice Antonin Scalia added a stellar new entry to the annals of wickedly entertaining U.S. Supreme Court dissents on Thursday.
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June 27, 2015
Lessons in harmony from an unlikely place
NEW YORK — In thinking about America’s enduring racial divide, I found myself intrigued by some lessons from an unlikely source — Singapore. To help prepare for a trip there next week (as a guest of the National University of Singapore, I asked the country’s deputy prime minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, what he regarded as the country’s biggest success.
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June 26, 2015
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Many critics of Pope Francis’ stirring encyclical on the environment protested that he is not a scientist, which is true but beside the point.
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June 26, 2015
Government — back to the 1930s?
WASHINGTON — A recent Congressional Budget Office report — “The 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook” — reminds us that the federal government is slowly becoming an agency for taking care of the elderly. Almost everything else is being crowded out.
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June 25, 2015
Conquering racism with faith, love and hope
Hate, cruelty, evil - they all arose in the Charleston, S.C., slaying of nine African-American worshippers in a Bible study group. But opposing marvels then arose, namely faith, hope and love.
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