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Goldman Sachs remains golden

By | Aug 15, 2010

It has been a rough couple of weeks for the people at Goldman Sachs. First, they find out the Securities and Exchange Commission is filing a civil suit against them for selling a toxic security to unsuspecting buyers and betting against it. Then, executives of the firm had to answer for those charges in front…

Nuclear policy still needs work

By | Apr 22, 2010

President Barack Obama has received his share of criticism in this column, and rightfully so. However, he deserves credit for his recent actions to curb the threat of nuclear weapons, but room for improvement remains.

Obama drills doomed hole

By | Apr 9, 2010

President Barack Obama announced last week that he is opening portions of the U.S. coastline to offshore drilling exploration. Before everyone starts wringing their hands over another broken promise and horrible policy maneuver, consider two things

Gays in military next on agenda

By | Mar 25, 2010

Frozen. Gridlocked. Stuck. No matter how you put it, Washington isn’t moving. After more than a year, health care reform has passed by the slimmest of margins. Climate change legislation is going nowhere, and legitimate financial regulations are a pipe dream. Hyperpartisanship and misinformation have paralyzed our federal government. There is, however, one issue that…