This boondoggle won't die quickly or quietly.
Even under normal conditions, as the latest tainted chicken scare illustrates, we're giving food safety short shrift.
The assault on our democracy is a bigger problem than the temporary closure of national parks.
In 64 other countries, you can already find out whether what you're eating contains genetically modified ingredients.
Big Food has made darn sure that the government doesn't make companies mention genetically engineered foods on their labels.
The government should go after the bankers at JPMorgan instead of making their shareholders foot the bill for billions in fines.
The EPA has to stop standing by while factory farming pollutes our airways and watersheds and poisons our communities.
By making it mandatory for corporations to disclose the gap between what they pay their chief executives and most typical workers, the government will empower investors and consumers to compare individual corporations by their level of CEO greed.