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10/30/2014 - 2:29pm

    The Institute for Legislative Action of the National Rifle Association (NRA-ILA) gives politicians Defender of Freedom awards. The award, accompanied by a glowing press release, has little to do with freedom; it has everything to do with legislators advancing the NRA agenda.

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10/30/2014 - 2:04pm

    Why should Tim Cook care what Carl Icahn thinks?

    Earlier this month, Icahn, the famed "activist shareholder," sent a lengthy letter to the Apple chief executive, which he also posted on...

10/30/2014 - 1:59pm

    Big Blue's got the blues. On Monday, IBM's stock tumbled by 7 percent after it unveiled a dismal quarterly earnings report that showed a 4 percent drop in revenue - the 10th consecutive quarter of flat or declining sales. Revealing these mournful...

10/30/2014 - 1:57pm

    Tiffany Beroid, a mother and Wal-Mart employee in Laurel, Maryland, was forced to drop out of college because of her employer’s low wages and erratic scheduling practices.

    When she spoke...

10/30/2014 - 1:56pm

    We must pay attention to the mistakes of history, some wise person once said, so we can do a better job of making them in the future. That's how I feel during the current Ebola crisis when I see how well we Americans seem to be repeating the mistakes of...

10/30/2014 - 1:55pm

    Gosh, time flies when it’s pushed along by a jet stream of greed.

    It seems like only yesterday that Wal-Mart announced, with much self-congratulatory fanfare, that the super-rich retailing...

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