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Today: The value-added tax.

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Cal Thomas is a conservative columnist. Bob Beckel is a liberal Democratic strategist. But as longtime friends, they can often find common ground on issues that lawmakers in Washington cannot. View the video version of this column at www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/default.htm or at USA ...
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Joblessness in the USA.

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Today: Joblessness in the USA.Bob: It is a tough time to be out of work in America. Not that any time is a good time, but wow, the pain this country is experiencing should be too much for even the coldest ...
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What to do about a do-nothing Congress?

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What to do about a do-nothing Congress?Partisan politics has handcuffed the legislative process as the nation’s big problems keep piling up. Something’s gotta give, Cal and Bob say.Cal Thomas is a conservative columnist. Bob Beckel is a liberalDemocratic strategist. But ...
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Today: President Obama's troop build-up for the Afghanistan war.

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Today: President Obama's troop build-up for the Afghanistan war. Bob: Now that the president has made his decision to add 30,000 additional US forces to the Afghan war, it's clear he was considering goals, methods, and an exit strategy, ...
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Today: Unity and the war effort - yesterday Vietnam, today Afghanistan.

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Today: Unity and the war effort - yesterday Vietnam, today Afghanistan. Bob: As President Obama contemplates sending thousands of additional troops to Afghanistan, I am struck by how few Americans are engaged in the debate on this war. It's ...
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Today: The economic bailout, one year later.

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Today: The economic bailout, one year later. Bob: Exactly a year ago today, this newspaper's lead story on page one captured the urgency and fears facing our political leaders - and the country - as Congress considered whether to ...
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Time to dig in, not bail out

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Time to dig in, not bail outForget left or right. Forget politics. Think ‘war on terror.’ Bob and Cal agree that now is not the time to abandon the war in Afghanistan.Cal Thomas is a conservative columnist. Bob Beckel is a ...
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The lives behind a liberal (Bob) and a conservative (Cal)

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The lives behind a liberal (Bob) and a conservative (Cal)Bob’s dad marched with Dr. King. Cal’s went to college on the GI Bill. The columnists’ family stories shaped the principles they adhere to today.Cal Thomas is a conservative columnist. Bob Beckel ...
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Health reform: Everyone take a deep breath

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Health reform: Everyone take a deep breathReforming the U.S. health care system is not something that one person, or one party, could or should attempt alone. Congress should leave town and return with one thing in mind: coming together.Cal Thomas ...
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Cap and trade — and you

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Cap and trade — and youCan Congress find an effective — and efficient — way to reduce greenhouse gases? Where Bob sees a world-saver, Cal sees a jobs-killer.Cal Thomas is a conservative columnist. Bob Beckel is a liberal Democratic strategist. ...
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