(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)first lady Melania Trump, left, and President Donald Trump, center, remain on stage as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, walk away at the conclusion of the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Halloween, then Election Night: Shut the door and turn out the lights

Yeah, politics are ugly these days. But I think, on the whole, we’re better than our politicians. Since the government is somehow at the center of what…

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Golfers play on the golf course which would usually be used as a car park for Wimbledon tennis tournament visitors, in Wimbledon in London, Monday, June 29, 2020. The 2020 Wimbledon Tennis Championships, due to start Monday were cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

For many fed-related charities, golf’s on without the banquet

Postponed charitable events are starting to happen. They need support. Just go safely.

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Mr. President, tear down this tax deferral plan!

The deferral plan won’t save anybody one dollar and will come back to bite people who spend their windfalls

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(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)In this April 3, 2020, photo, a man wearing a face mask due to COVID-19 concerns stands outside a check cashing service center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. While millions of U.S. workers have already received a quick relief payment from the federal treasury through direct deposit, millions of others without traditional bank accounts must wait weeks for paper checks. Advocates for the poor say this is an opportunity to get many of those who are unbanked into the formal financial system. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Modernization candidate: Federal payment system

If the government is in the habit of sending people money during emergencies, why not do it in time for the height of the need?

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