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  • Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?

    Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?
    "We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate." — President Obama, in his second inaugural speech So much for that. I happen to hold with those who think that...
  • Rep. Doug LaMalfa stands up for principle!

    Rep. Doug LaMalfa stands up for principle!
    It seems we may have been unfair to Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) by suggesting he's a hypocrite for voting to cut back food stamps while he collects millions in government farm handouts. The Central Valley Republican's vote Wednesday on the shutdown-...
  • Debate over minimum wage reignites decades-old arguments

    Debate over minimum wage reignites decades-old arguments
    Let us now praise one of the many legacies that prove that, in addressing its citizens' economic dignity, the America of the Thirties was smarter and more humane than the America of today. The example at hand is the minimum wage law. The federal...
  • Congressional Democrats demand resignation of Brown appointee

    SACRAMENTO -- Five Congressional Democrats have demanded the resignation of a top official in Gov. Jerry Brown's administration for comments the official allegedly made about the future of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The controversy surrounds...
  • William L. Taylor dies at 78; leading civil rights advocate

    William L. Taylor dies at 78; leading civil rights advocate
    William L. Taylor didn't necessarily look the part of a leading civil rights advocate, a matter he addressed in his memoir under the heading "A White Guy Like Me," as in: "What leads a white guy like me to spend his life working on behalf of black people?...
  • Senate to examine child abuse laws in wake of Penn State scandal

     
    The Penn State child sex-abuse scandal has prompted calls for a Senate committee hearing on whether stronger laws are needed to protect children from child abuse and neglect....
  • Bill seeks to require drug screening for jobless benefits

     
    Legislation introduced by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) would require applicants for federally subsidized jobless benefits to fill out a questionnaire used for drug screening to determine whether they should then have to take a drug test. Those identified as...
  • 'U Visa' debate: Should illegal immigrant workers have more rights? [Most commented]

     
    In the 1930's, occupations held largely by African Americans were not protected under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Today, there is still little federal protection for professions many undocumented workers hold -- namely agricultural laborers and home...
  • Social media wrap: Obama retweets his own Iraq speech [Updated]

     
    Once an Internet superstar who parlayed his online popularity successfully, the Democrat now finds social-media reaction to his second Oval Office address definitely muted....
  • Social nets wrap: Facebook, Twitter reactions to Obama speech from Vitter, Thompson and Boehner

     
    Republicans don't like it and Democrats do....
  • Gulf oil spill: Congress moves oil legislation

     
    Far-reaching legislation that would impose new environmental safeguards on offshore drilling, repeal oil industry-friendly provisions of the 2005 Energy Policy Act and hit producers with a new tax to fund conservation programs gained ground in Congress on...