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Will we ever see innovative tax solutions? A guest column from Daily Beast writer John Avlon.
Will legislation repealing the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law that prevents gays from serving openly in the military be approved by the Senate before the lame-duck session ends?
December 15 is the 219th birthday of the Bill of Rights, but don’t be embarrassed if you didn’t remember. Even back in 1791, when the first 10 amendments were added to the Constitution, no one threw a party. It’s not as if the first Americans were reluctant to celebrate. From the beginning, Independence Day was… [Continue Reading]
Every 10 years, Congress gets reconfigured by a Census. Easy enough, right? It turns out, there’s plenty to argue about.
A day after the anniversary of the 21st Amendment, which happily repealed Prohibition, Daniel Okrent discussed the fascinating history of this sober era.