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Maryland model: Welfare for the richest “persons”

Maryland model: Welfare for the richest “persons”

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary of the welfare state for the wealthy corporations in this time of fiscal austerity for the rest of us and government in general, by historian Lawrence Wittner. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of […]

Over 100 Houses torched in Lahore over a Blasphemy accusation

Over 100 Houses torched in Lahore over a Blasphemy accusation

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary by Xavier William, a journalist and human rights activist based in Islamabad. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group.  By Xavier P. William Sawan Masih 26, a resident of Joseph […]

Playing into Assad’s game

Playing into Assad’s game

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary on the analysis and commentary on Syria and sequestration. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group. By Tom H. Hastings The US media has been especially emetic recently in their […]

Spreading war: Kerry’s gift to Syria

Spreading war: Kerry’s gift to Syria

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary about the Kerry decision to send material aid and funds to the Free Syrian Army. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group.  By Tom H. Hastings The United States fancies […]

Unexamined Assumptions, Budget Sequestration and Congressional Courage

Unexamined Assumptions, Budget Sequestration and Congressional Courage

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary offered from an M.D. who writes frequently about national issues of the relationships between health, defense, sustainability and our budget battles.  The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group. By Robert Dodge […]

The Sequester: Our Latest Financial Crisis

The Sequester: Our Latest Financial Crisis

By Brandon Williams Los Angeles Informer From my best calculations, the most points you can score in Scrabble with the word “sequester” is 130 with two double-word scores, one triple-word score, and one bingo. Unfortunately you can’t place the Q on any special tile, which is a letdown. Another letdown is the fact that most […]

Getting to Know Us: A Memo to U.S. Adversaries

Getting to Know Us: A Memo to U.S. Adversaries

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary offered by philosopher Winslow Myers reaches out as an American to others both outside and inside our culture and our nation. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group. By Winslow […]

Is the Obama Administration Abandoning Its Commitment to a Nuclear-Free World?

Is the Obama Administration Abandoning Its Commitment to a Nuclear-Free World?

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary offered is a comprehensive overview of President Obama’s administration’s positions and actions on nuclear weaponry. The window of opportunity to help the world rid itself of this darkly mortal threat to human life is still open but requires U.S. leadership if humanity is to take advantage of this historical […]

Young women not as enthused about Hillary as you might think

Young women not as enthused about Hillary as you might think

By Brandon Williams  Los Angeles Informer When asked to give a general comment, or opinion on the former First Lady, the responses I received from women under the age of 25 were a little disconcerting. “The country isn’t ready for a female president yet,” said a conservative woman, and that it would take at least […]

To Ball or Not To Ball, That is the Question as DC Hosts Inaugural Balls

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To Ball or Not To Ball, That is the Question as DC Hosts Inaugural Balls

By Lisa Collins-Haynes San Antonio Informer Photos by Shonique Finney A little know fact about the recent Presidential Inaugural Ball held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, that many of you may not realize, is that the hottest ticketed event in DC was not really a “Ball”.  It was more like a really, really, really […]

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