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Shut Up, Phil.

Shut Up, Phil.

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Remember Brent Kavanaugh? Or was it Bart? Those noxious hearings seem so long ago, I can hardly remember. I seem to recall something about

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For better or for worse, the Republicans are now the president’s party.
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Good Morning, America. How Are You?

You want a first-world problem? Here's one: Try writing a topical newspaper column on the day your fellow Americans are voting in one of

Cheer, Don’t Complain, for the St. Jude Marathon

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Maybe you've noticed more people running in your neighborhood lately. Some have always been around, but you didn't see them because being outdoors was

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While visiting Poland in 1976, I heard about a book. It was called Anti-Semitism Without Jews: Communist Eastern Europe, and it was mentioned to

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Waiting on Judgment Day

I lived in Pittsburgh for nine years. I know Squirrel Hill well. It's a storied neighborhood of big sycamores, winding streets, and lovely old

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Dia de los Muertos is About Honoring Those Who Came Before

My first memories of Día de los Muertos are of the long hallways of an elementary school over on Winchester Road. I was 12,

The American Health-Care Nightmare

The American Health-Care Nightmare

Last month I got a curious envelope from the health insurance company Humana. My wife and I are both self-employed freelancers. With no employer group

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Scary Home Companion

Sometimes, it's hard to tell the difference between incompetence (or, to be generous, mistakes) and intentionally deceptive behavior. Take the recent brouhahas regarding the

XPO Gains National Notoriety for its Horrific Working Conditions.

XPO Gains National Notoriety for its Horrific Working Conditions.

A recent New York Times article shed light on the discrimination and abuse being carried out against women workers in a Memphis warehouse. At

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