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Opinion

Opinion – Biden’s ‘Old School’ Politics: Blame Big Oil for Gas Price Surge

Given that Joe Biden turns 79 on Saturday, perhaps it’s no surprise he went “old school” attempting to deflect the problematic politics of rising gas prices. He’s blaming Big Oil. President Joe Biden on Wednesday asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate “what is happening with oil and gas markets” and “bring all of

Buz Blog

Opinion: Care What They Do, Not What They Say

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” —George Washington Some people have told me that they didn’t vote in the last election. They didn’t want to vote for Biden, but they couldn’t vote for President Trump. They thought he was a narcissist who liked to hear himself

Social Security and You

Fault Ourselves — Not Our Politicians

In a recent column, I tried to allay the fears of so many readers who expressed grave concerns about gloom and doom headlines from a few weeks ago that were predicting Social Security’s demise. I told people to chill out. We’ve been down this road many times in the program’s 80-year history. Eventually Congress will

Crime

Democratic donor convicted of offering drugs for sex; 2 died

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a wealthy California political donor on charges he injected gay men with methamphetamine in exchange for sex, leading to two deaths and other overdoses. Ed Buck, 66, was found guilty of all nine felony counts in federal court, which could lead to a life sentence. The verdict came exactly

Technology

Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group, the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire outfit, is being used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents. From a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers obtained by the Paris-based journalism

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