Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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New study ranks states by how much time divorced fathers get...

Children of divorce in Illinois, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Tennessee spend less time with their father than kids in every other state.

Fed report: Obamacare exchange insurance costs double in past four years

The latest look at Obamacare prices show insurance through the marketplace costs more than twice as much now as it did in 2013. New numbers...

McCaleb: Public pensions in some ways mirror Madoff’s Ponzi scheme

“In a world full of lies, the most dangerous ones are those we tell ourselves.”  ― Diana B. Henriques HBO debuted its original movie on Ponzi-schemer Bernie...

Haupt: Justice and the political machine

 “Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.” – Kin Hubbard, political humorist For those who are not familiar with Justitia, the symbol...

Hearing aid legislation would raise cost of personal sound amplification products

With a committee vote pending on the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, critics of the legislation warn the bill would increase government regulations...

Overhaul of Dodd-Frank headed to U.S. House

A financial reform bill is heading for a vote in the U.S. House after clearing the Financial Services Committee. The CHOICE Act is an overhaul...

Haupt: Identity politics handcuffs democracy

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” –...

Guest Voice: How the New York Times misrepresents the U.S. Supreme...

A recent New York Times story, titled “A Polarized Supreme Court, Growing More So,” illustrates how left-of-center media distort perceptions of the U.S. Supreme...

Congressional plan for coal miner health care bailout begs question: Who’s...

Republican members of Congress face a dilemma, particularly those from coal-mining states. As Congress considers a $1.3 billion bailout of health benefits for retired union...

Haupt: How overtaxation can kill an economy

“I hate big government, but I really hate a government that doesn’t work. So when they say we either have to raise taxes or...