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UN agency forced to cut food aid to 229,000 Syrian refugees

September 5, 2015 AMMAN, Jordan — The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle Eastern host countries this year, including 229,000 in Jorda... more »»

Providing for students in need

September 5, 2015 HOUGHTON — Approximately 25 percent of the student population surveyed at Michigan Tech reported experiencing a lack of funds to secure regular meals, a recent survey foun. more »»

More than food

September 5, 2015 Michigan Tech’s new campus food pantry offers more than just food. more »»

Many heroes violate PC code

September 4, 2015 Ridiculous stories about political correctness float around the Internet like so much ocean garbage. Occasionally, one washes up on “Good Morning America” with a larger story to tell. more »»

Pat Moynihan explains 2016 Republican race

September 4, 2015 Daniel Patrick Moynihan — four-term U.S. senator from New York, ambassador and White House adviser — was that rarest of combinations: a gifted public intellectual and a talented, practical politician. more »»

25 percent for Trump’s nomination

September 3, 2015 Despite a nuclear Iran looming on the horizon, the media seem to be putting most of their attention on two candidates for their respective parties’ presidential nominations next year. more »»

Time to free students from debt

September 3, 2015 Butch Hancock, one of Austin’s finest singer-songwriters, grew up in the Texas Panhandle, out among dry-land farmers and strict fundamentalist Christians. more »»

Social media world is too much with us

September 2, 2015 “I’ve seen enough. more »»

Trump urges GOP toward anti-immigration death wish

September 2, 2015 WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump is fast becoming a sort of villainous Pied Piper, tooting the 2016 Republican presidential mice behind him over a precipice to political suicid. more »»

Ramos 1, Trump Zee-ro

September 1, 2015 I am so tired of the media tap dance around Donald Trump. more »»

Jimmy Carter’s inner peace guards his heart, mind

September 1, 2015 When Ronald Reagan announced in November 1994 he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, even some of his most ardent political opponents paused to wish him well. more »»

Sanders, Trump: Two peas in pod?

August 31, 2015 A new chapter in American politics has begun. Millions of Americans on the right and left have lost faith in their political parties, their government and even the economic system. more »»

Obama’s Caesarism spreads to Republican Party

August 31, 2015 Among a very long list of harms inflicted upon the United States by Barack Obama and his party, perhaps the worst was Caesarism. Obama relished the worship of millions in 2008. more »»

Ranking the candidates on issue of personal freedom

August 29, 2015 My list of best to worst possible presidents: —Rand Paul (R) —Gary Johnson (Libertarian) —Carly Fiorina (R) —Jeb Bush (R) —Ted Cruz (R) —Scott Walker (R) —Rick Perry (R) —Marco Rubio (R) —John... more »»

Judge denies bid to halt inmate’s execution

August 29, 2015 McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A judge has ruled against an Oklahoma death row inmate whose attorneys were seeking to halt his upcoming execution for the 2002 killing of his 9-month-old daughter. more »»

George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina

August 29, 2015 NEW ORLEANS — Former President George W. more »»

Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

August 29, 2015 MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from... more »»

Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

August 29, 2015 TRENTON, N.J. — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardines. more »»

Workers shoulder risk from tech changes

August 29, 2015 As Labor Day looms, more Americans than ever don’t know how much they’ll be earning next week or even tomorrow. more »»

Two impossible things could happen in this election

August 29, 2015 “One can’t believe impossible things,” Alice objected. “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” the Red Queen replied. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. more »»



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