Monthly Archives: January 2013

Madely in the morning, January 28

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Ballooning disability payouts crippling U.S. funds

What’s wrong with Americans? No, not their political choices, domestic arsenals or supersized appetites. I mean literally. Why do nearly nine million American workers collect federal disability insurance, one for every 13 with full-time jobs?
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Idle Some More

Idle no more? Sounds like a plan. We should all stop putting things off or tackling them feebly because they look too much like hard work. Especially Idle No More protestors.
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The Top Five, Jan. 26

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‘Indian’ bummer

A judge just decided to double Canada’s Indian population and see what happens. All we need on top of Idle No More hunger strikes and blockades, right? But don’t blame the ruling, which was lucid, reasonable and restrained. Blame the … Continue reading

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