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Debt limit debate obscures conflict over American values
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Debt limit debate obscures conflict over American values
Announcements that Congress must raise the national debt limit create a queasy feeling for some people that the U.S. budget has been breached.
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Postponed pregnancies promote prosperity
There has been a sharp decline in the rate of child births to teenagers over the past 30 years. This has led to less child poverty and an increase in the opportunity for young girls to prepare for educational advancement rather than to spend their time on maternal duties.
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Black businesses survived COVID, they can weather a recession
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Black businesses survived COVID, they can weather a recession
Black business owners with small companies are surprisingly optimistic about 2023 although many economists predict monetary challenges.
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A Republican agenda that violates the peoples’ interests
With the election of Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House, the nation’s more unruly conservatives are now in charge of the congressional body that controls America’s budget.
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Remembering King’s Boston legacy
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Remembering King’s Boston legacy
Although he was a son of Georgia, Dr. King spent many of his adult years in Boston. It is appropriate to create a monument here in commemoration of King’s great sacrifice and benefaction for the attainment of human solidarity in the City on a Hill.
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A failure to protect the people
It was always hard to see how working-class Americans could be fond of Donald Trump. He certainly had TV appeal, but his proposals provided few benefits for those with limited resources.
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Judicial appointments matter
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Judicial appointments matter
It is never too early to let party leaders know that voters are concerned about the nomination of judges as well as the appointment of government officials with authority. 
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A porous border policy
Everyone should sympathize with migrants who have been unable to thrive in their countries of origin, but it is inadvisable to enable them to enter the U.S., where elderly citizens might be vulnerable to COVID.
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The diminished prestige of the presidency
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The diminished prestige of the presidency
Trump’s conduct has perpetually violated for all Americans the status of the presidency, which is no longer pristine.
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Taking the merry out of Christmas
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Taking the merry out of Christmas
America came dangerously close to an economic disaster. Railroad workers unions were about to strike. This would have disrupted the shipment of merchandise during the nation’s busiest season.
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Another freed hostage
Most Americans are unaware that many of their fellow citizens are held as captives by foreign governments on the basis of questionable violations.
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Keep the Black vote strong
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Keep the Black vote strong
Sen. Raphael Warnock’s victory in Georgia is a boon to the Democratic Party and an esteemed historical event for Blacks. His campaign demonstrated the impact of a committed Black voting bloc, but Black activists should be concerned that Herschel Walker, a totally unqualified person to be a senator, opposed Warnock at the behest of Republican MAGAs.
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