‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ revels in absurd opulence

Blurring the lines between fact and fiction, Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” closely follows the memoir of Wall Street swindler Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), capitalizing on the immoral, excessive and obscene antics that paved his road to wealth and power. A salesman and a scam artist who made
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Imagining a sane GOP

The Devil's Advocate

The Republican Party’s best possible argument against government intervention in the economy is that it has negative unintended consequences — in particular, that it harms the vulnerable. Of course, this isn’t usually the case — government programs, from Pell Grants to food stamps, have helped expand opportunity and lift millions
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