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Randy LoBasso lives in Philadelphia, PA, where he does a bunch of freelance writing. He wrote for OpEdNews in 2007/2008.

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20 Articles, 0 Quick Links, 9 Comments, 1 Diaries, 0 Polls

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Friday, February 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Great American Hysteria
There's manufactured make-believe all around us: Music has American Idol. The memoir has James Frey. The sports world has professional wrestling and Barry Bonds. Politics has Rush Limbaugh.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Quick End of Bipartisanship
(6 comments) We are not yet a month into President Obama's first term, and the bipartisan spirit he promised has come to its ultimate demise.

Thursday, January 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Joe The Plumber Losing His Fanbase, Finally
(1 comments) While Joe The Plumber hangs in Israel for his book tour, even some conservative pundits are getting tired of him.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Say it with me: "Georgia. Senate."
(1 comments) Jim Martin didn't lose his Georgia senate race because of anything besides the fact that it was a Georgia senate race.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Rachael Ray: Bloodthirsty Jihadist?
(3 comments) Is Rachael Ray intent on rallying support for Israel's destruction or the latest victim of Phony Outrage?

Friday, May 16, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Appeasing The Idiocracy
(10 comments) The right has become a caricature of itself and Thursday's Hardball debate between Chris Matthews and Kevin James -- and the right's defending of James's' performance -- was a shining example of how low they've sunk.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Absolute Phony Outrage
(2 comments) Phony Outrage put forth by right wing fringe groups, like their latest attempt to boycott Absolut vodka, is meant to keep us stupid.

Thursday, March 20, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Do We Deserve To Be Treated Like Children?
(5 comments) While Republicans are the ones using buzzwords to describe Democratic priorities as "nanny states" and so forth, it's the Republicans and their media mouthpieces who create these buzzwords in order to dumb down our society to witless obedience. And it's succeeded.

Friday, March 7, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Do Americans Deserve Their Brain-Dead Media?
(3 comments) I thought the "Obama is a closet-Muslim" was the be-all and end-all of stupidity this campaign season. I guess I'm still young and nave.

Saturday, February 23, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
NY Times Fire Up Phony Outrage Base
(1 comments) What's the worse of two evils for phony outrage pundits: A moderate Republican or a liberal newspaper?

Thursday, February 7, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
MUST READ: Why Do Phony Outrage Pundits Hate America?
(11 comments) Over the past few weeks, our domestic enemies, in the form of political pundits, have been railing against John McCain, the probable Republican nominee. Normally I'd say, "Hey, they're turning inward. That's a good thing." Unfortunately, our enemies aren't stupid.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
He Had His Chance (or, My Partial Open Letter to President Clinton)
(2 comments) Here's a newsflash to the Clinton candidacy: Bill Clinton wasn't that good a president. Lots of us like to think of him as a good president now that it's been some years. Truth is, he's good compared to Bush. But then again, so is Nixon. And Johnson. And Carter. And Ford.

Friday, January 18, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Issues? Who Care's About Issues?
(1 comments) Joe Biden was the most qualified in our field to be president. Chris Dodd, he was qualified. So was Richardson. Their problem was they were ugly and talked about issues. They had no non-issues. So the media ignored their messages.

Thursday, December 13, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Another Case For Biden
(2 comments) He was right then, and he's right now.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
You're a Liberal - Admit It!
This election cycle, Republicans are fighting it out to see who is the true conservative – and so are the Democrats.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Biden-Gelb - The Only Plan For Iraq
(2 comments) If I were Joe Biden, I'd be pissed.

Thursday, October 25, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
9/11 Truth - Let's Get This Straight
(16 comments) 9/11 Truthers aren't liberals. Let's not let the right pretend they are.

Sunday, October 14, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
To Change the Subject: Smear
(3 comments) Right wing spin has no boundaries.

Thursday, October 4, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hillary Rodham Nixon
(3 comments) "Peace With Honor"...Eventual withdrawal...we've been here before and we can't afford it.

Friday, September 21, 2007      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Phony Outrage Base
(1 comments) "It's almost as if we're dealing with pure insanity."