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There are potentially tens of thousands of greenbacks available for the safe and legal taking just by applying for the right Social Security benefits at the right time. But won’t that further impoverish the already underfinanced Social...
Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, seen here in 2011, died Sunday at the age of 91. Photo by Tim Chong/Reuters As you as your plane touches down at Singapore’s sparkling airport (or even before if you are flying the wonderful...
Matthew Rohrer is the author of nine books of poetry, including his first, “A Hummock in the Malookas”, which was selected by Mary Oliver for the National Poetry Series, and “A Green Light,” which was short-listed for the 2005 Griffin...
As Florida governor, Jeb Bush often pushed the limits of executive authority. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jeb Bush ended Florida’s affirmative action programs in 1999 with a flourish, issuing an executive order that...
Key factors as the 2016 presidential race begins to take shape: — DEMOCRATS’ ELECTORAL COLLEGE BASELINE: Democrats have won the same group of states worth 242 electoral votes for every election since 1992. A Democratic nominee who holds...
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, addresses the International Association of Firefighters delegates in Washington on March 10. Today, Cruz threw his hat into the 2016 presidential ring. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters LYNCHBURG, Va. — Sen. Ted Cruz showed...