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Side effects

*** Under covers Reporters like to think of themselves...let me correct that...reporters like OTHERS to think that they are working tirelessly through the night to dig out the hidden facts that the American people need to know to govern...

By Tom Toles  | March 3, 2011; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
Categories:  Federal government  
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Bad faith healing

*** Help me out, here So explain to me again what the point of all those SUVs was. Why drive all that weight around to get to the same place any vehicle would have got you to? Why burn...

By Tom Toles  | March 2, 2011; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (79)
Categories:  Federal government, Health care, Obama White House  
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Air sick

*** Labor pain It's starting to look like labor unions share a trait with Democracy. Each is the worst possible form except for all the alternatives. The litany of complaints and charges against unions is long and well-known. I...

By Tom Toles  | February 28, 2011; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
Categories:  Federal government  
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Political currency

By Tom Toles  | October 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Federal government  
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Can't we all get along?

*** Analogy warning! If you like ancient science fiction, George Pal's 1960 adaptation of H.G. Wells' The Time Machine will do. The protagonist, George, travels into the future and stops in the year 802,701. But for the purposes of...

By Tom Toles  | September 23, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Congress, DC, Democrats, Federal government, GOP, Obama White House, Polarization  
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Taking off

*** More hot air I still enjoy the comments section here, though I'm somewhat at a loss to explain why. Yesterday got quite lively. But there seems to be a loyal band of maniacs lurking in there who tell...

By Tom Toles  | September 8, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Congress, Federal government, Obama White House  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Thought for food, Tom Toles , August 12, 2010
America’s new spy trick, Tom Toles , July 20, 2010
Gulf tusk force, Tom Toles , June 17, 2010
Why can't our soldiers just get along?, Tom Toles , May 25, 2010
The supreme law of the land, Tom Toles , May 5, 2010
'In taxpayers we trust', Tom Toles , April 26, 2010
Hedge fun, Tom Toles , April 20, 2010
First the good news, Tom Toles , April 12, 2010
The problem with the Post Office, Tom Toles , March 4, 2010
Who broke Washington?, Tom Toles , March 2, 2010
 
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