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Capping restaurant delivery fees is a bad idea


Restaurants across the country are fighting to survive. With dining restrictions imposed, the food service industry, particularly small, local restaurants, has been hard-hit. Many restaurants, because of the pandemic, have been forced to make delivery and carry-out service their sole ...

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The new president’s toughest job


If the months since the November elections have shown us anything, it’s that the U.S. is more deeply divided than we’ve experienced in a very long time. It’s reached the point where, rather than take pleasure in the success of ...

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ABA ethics opinion on working remotely


In 2020, the pandemic changed just about everything. One of the biggest areas affected was the way that work was performed. Out of necessity, it was the year of working remotely for businesses across the country. And with increasing COVID-19 ...

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The matter of Michael Flynn

Steven H Levin

Winston Churchill acknowledged that “all men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.” Likewise, Henry Ford is credited with saying that “the only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” Former National Security Advisor ...

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