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Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Clooney is an American journalist, anchorman and game show host. He is the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney, and the father of actor and film director George Clooney.
(1934 - )

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A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax.
 

America has faced much more difficult times, including potential national extinction, without flinching.
 

America, the temple of invention and industry, doesn't make things anymore.
 

As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other.
 

Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.
 

Currently, 94 out of 100 of us pay the Social Security tax all year round.
 

For some reason, on that sparkling afternoon last week, I actually saw the coal that was passing by and it set me to thinking how important coal was to our everyday lives when I was a little boy.
 

In economic panics throughout history, the wiping out of the savings accounts of lower earners and the middle class has often led to social revolution, sometimes violent upheavals.
 

In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness, an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be increasing rather than decreasing.
 

In my opinion, the president is right to address future funding, even though Social Security will show a surplus through 2018 and will not run out of funds until 2042.
 

It is impossible to exaggerate the wide, and widening, gulf between the American attitude on the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic.
 

It is statesmanlike for the administration and Congress to look to our nation's welfare beyond their terms in office.
 

No matter how many troops we have in place or how long they stay, we cannot impose a parliamentary democracy there any more than the insurgents can impose a theocracy.
 

One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country.
 

Our actions in the Middle East over the last 15 years have already guaranteed radical Muslims quite enough ammunition to kill Americans for the next century, even if Guantanamo did not exist.
 

Our nest eggs, no matter how small, are safe.
 

Perhaps our Irish friends should not so completely turn their backs on their historical dishes, no matter how many jokes they might have to endure.
 

Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders.
 

Social Security is at last on the nation's front burner.
 

The kind of Iraq that emerges from all of this is ultimately out of our hands.
 


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