Daily Archives: April 15, 2018

Which Nations Are the Happiest?and Why

“America’s oft-quoted Declaration of Independence, when discussing “unalienable rights,” focused on “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” Although “happiness” is rarely referred to by today’s government officials, the general assumption in the United States and elsewhere is that governments are supposed to be fostering the happiness of their citizens…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: War is a Crime, Daily Kos, The Gilmer Mirror, Pagosa Daily Post, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Z Net, History News Network, Gilmer Free Press, Superior Telegram, Bainbridge Island Review, LA Progressive, The PeaceWorker
Date: April 15,16,17,18,23,2018
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Taxes, Death and Nuclear Weapons

“We live in a world where as Benjamin Franklin said in 1789, “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” That statement remains true and the paradox today is the amount our taxes…”

Robert F. Dodge, MD
Published in: Common Dreams, Counterpunch, Ventura County Star, Clarion Ledger, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 14,16,17,18,20,2018
716 Words

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