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– “There is great chaos under heaven, and the situation is excellent.” – Mao Zedong It’s a wry bit of political wisdom that applies equally to communist revolutionaries and supply-side social...

Dead battery

– Gov. Ed Rendell’s proposed 8 percent tax on oil company profits is the latest of his many schemes to find money to pay for the repair of Pennsylvania’s rotting transportation system. This plan, however, contains a curious provision that the...

Agribiz lays an egg

– By the time the last dozen are yanked from store shelves across the U.S., the Great Egg Recall of 2010 will make one heck of an omelet. But hundreds of millions of salmonella-contaminated ova shouldn’t be all that shocking given the concentration of food...