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Comment: Our superheroes are helping feed communities in need
Volunteers of America food bank staff keep your food donations flowing. You can be a hero, too.
Comment: State’s capital gains tax can do great deal of good
Along with providing more funding for education and child care, it will make taxes more equitable.
Comment: Don Lemon’s sin was in not paying attention
Lemon insisted Nikki Haley was past her prime. Was he asleep for the last couple of decades?
Comment: Ukraine presents tough choice for GOP’s mainstream
They can back Biden’s course and risk criticism or side with party extremists and risk loss of public support.
Comment: There’s some hope that grocery prices will peak soon
Don’t expect to see lower prices anytime soon, but price increases are likely to slow to a halt this year.
Comment: Why Putin is OK with neither winning nor losing war
In Russia, as in Orwell’s Oceania, an eternal war in the background is the norm and keeps Putin in power.
Comment: All automakers should hope to ‘fail’ as badly as Tesla
Ignore CEO Elon Musk’s antics and pay attention to Tesla’s sales, profits and market share.
Comment: Corporations’ climate pledges may be empty promises
Most are relying on carbon offsets, paying to plant trees to offset emissions. That plan will fall short.
Comment: Leave it to voters to remove liars from office
Even though voters aren’t very good at spotting liars, giving courts the job presents too many problems.
Comment: Worse than wrong, Microsoft’s ‘Sydney’ is too convincing
With some already convinced of its sentience, Bing’s chatbot interface poses dangers to many.
Comment: AI didn’ ruin chess; it won’t ruin poetry
Chatbot algorithms can follow poetry’s rules but with results that are left for the beholder to determine.
Comment: Elon Musk is a 12-year-old boy’s idea of a rich man
Musk ordered Twitter engineers to boost his tweets so everyone could enjoy his penis joke.
Comment: Guess who’s turning a profit off your paycheck
Payroll firms have joined the ‘float income’ parade, investing your earnings before issuing your pay.
Comment: Will body bags make us take chemical safety seriously?
Vinyl chloride is a byproduct that is volatile and dangerous to transport. What are the alternatives?
Comment: We can’t predict quakes but we can prepare for them
Turkey, prone to temblors, knew to plan for earthquakes. It may have failed in implementing its plans.
Comment: Winter’s warm temperatures no fluke; it’s climate change
January was the globe’s seventh-warmest since 1850, with 527 straight months with temps above the 20th century average.
Comment: State’s criminal justice system needs thorough reforms
Two bills would begin to restore the promise to rehabilitate people and not just warehouse them.
Comment: Traffic bill will put emphasis on safety hazards
Rather than writing tickets for expired tabs, police can turn more attention to dangerous behavior.
Comment: Don’t assume the race is set at Trump vs. DeSantis
There are at least 10 potential candidates for the GOP nomination with many voters still uncommitted.
Comment: Nikki Haley is the soft-focus candidate for president
Haley, in the video launch of her campaign, says she isn’t paying attention to our differences. That’s a problem.