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According to NBC News, the majority of the Washington, D.C., council as well as the mayor and the "Washington Post" are pushing a bill that would make the District of Columbia the first place … Full Article

OPINION: Should we lower the voting age to 16?

According to NBC News, the majority of the Washington, D.C., council as well as the mayor and the "Washington Post" are pushing a bill that would make the District of Columbia the first place in the nation to allow people as young as 16 to vote in federal elections (including presidential r … Full Article

OPINION: Storm clouds gather around Team Trump

You don't need a weatherman to see that the storm clouds gathering around Team Trump are serious. … Full Article

OPINION: Tax-Time Q&A

The tax season is upon us. I'm no CPA, but let me offer advice and consolation to my fellow taxpayers.  … Full Article

OPINION: Crackdown on Facebook would be good, for Facebook

From the moment Mark Zuckerberg began to read his opening statement, you knew he wasn't going to change Facebook.

Clueless politicians made it clear they didn't understand Facebook, so members of … Full Article

OPINION: Congress not up to the task of taking on Facebook

As I watched Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg go head-to-head with members of Congress, I couldn't help but have the same reaction I have when I get a pointless chain email from an elderly relative. … Full Article

OPINION: To opioid hell and back

I'm feeling human again, thanks.

After three weeks of living in opioid hell — of constantly being sick to my stomach, of throwing up, of having the shakes and feeling depressed and crying — my bo … Full Article

OPINION: Environmental protection in the age of Trump

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) has been called the Magna Carta of our nation's environmental laws. Passed in 1969, Congress designed NEPA to provide for environmentally informed decision-making and public outreach on the part of federal agencies. … Full Article

OPINION: The Pentagon needs to reverse course

A lot has been written about the Pentagon's plan to move its computing operations onto the cloud. The contract to do the work it is said to be worth $1 billion in just the first year to the firm that wins the bid, and billions more after that. … Full Article

OPINION: FCC should open up faster, better Wi-Fi

Last year, the Department of Transportation (DOT) sensibly delayed a held-over Obama regulation that would have mandated an expensive, obsolete technology called dedicated short-range communication in all new cars and trucks sold in America. … Full Article

OPINION: Truth in treatment

I recently met with a patient who was diagnosed with throat cancer and metastases to his lungs. He was on a feeding tube and his weight was down to 109 pounds. … Full Article

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