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OPINIONS


Editorial: Cut defense budget responsibly

Between 2001 and 2013, the base defense budget for the federal government nearly doubled from $287 billion to $530 billion per year, a statistic made all the more staggering by the fact that those numbers don't even include the direct costs of fighting two multi-decade wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.


Overton: Beware the myside bias

People like to think they're rational, in control, and their beliefs make sense. I like to think so too. As a journalist and a researcher, I'd like to think that I can follow the evidence and my opinion will simply go where the proof leads me.


Lee: 'Color-blindness' is no solution

I live in the margins of a page. It is a peculiar space to reside in, but I presume we are kept here to uphold the status quo. Those of us who live here are often ignored, even muted.


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