Opinion

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Your mailman delivers Santa magic each Christmas season

Overwhelmed this time of year, Santa Claus has delegated the answering of his letters to committees, and your mailman has been certified as the chair of the Royal Oak Elves Committee.

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Petition campaign launched to halt South Dakota genocide of Native people

As part of a new campaign to stop the genocide of Native American people in South Dakota, the Lakota People's Law Project has initiated the Campaign to Free Lakota Children with a national petition.

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Are Missouri Republicans insane?

Well, when it comes to Medicaid expansion they just might be. I ask because, who in their right mind rejects billions of dollars in federal funding?

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Connecticut GOP Senate hopeful a threat to kids

Our kids can't vote on Nov. 6. But we can.

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Under Ryan budget, a living hell awaits the unborn

Creative Commons 3.0It's curious how those Republicans who preach "right to life" for the unborn are willing to make life a living hell for the newly born.

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Death of Maurice Sendak brings out a flood of commentary

As soon as the news of Maurice Sendak's death was announced, social media was flooded with comments from generations of readers, parents, and librarians.

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Fast food blues

Not only is fast food bad for your physical health but there is mounting scientific evidence that your mental health also suffers.

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Bread and Roses struggle continues

This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.

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Startling facts about infanticide and mothers

A disturbing study finds that killing of newborn babies in some parts of France is five times more frequent than official estimates had expected - but why?

Cheers and jeers, from the Gulf to the Vatican

A lot of jeers - for BP, CEOs and Vatican officials - and some cheers too.

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