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Saturday, January 23, 2010     

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Our Democracy Clings By Its Fingernails Stare decisis my ass, Chief Justice Roberts.

Saturday, April 25, 2009 (41 comments)     

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Make NO Mistake, Obama Wants Justice Too Why would the Administration vociferously deny a desire to prosecute Bush war crimes yet dump all needed evidence to convict the perpetrators for the public (and the Courts) to see?

Saturday, April 4, 2009 (2 comments)     

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Stem Cells May Cure Deafness New research shows the possibility that stem cell cures could reverse deafness.

Monday, March 23, 2009     

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Unbelievably, RNC Out-Fund Raises DNC The RNC out fund raises the DNC despite the Bush-tainted GOP- is Time Kaine stretched too thin?

Friday, March 20, 2009 (9 comments)     

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Taxpayers Fund AIG Lawsuit Against US Unbelievably AIG is using taxpayer dollars to sue the US government for even more money...

Wednesday, March 11, 2009     

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Hillary's Mideast Mistake Hillary Clinton's first stumble as Secretary of State- unfortunately this one is smack dab in the middle of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Friday, March 6, 2009 (1 comments)     

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They Will Eat Their Own Part 7: The New Blood The latest in a series chronicling the slow-motion destruction of the Republican party.

Sunday, February 15, 2009 (19 comments)     

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Obama Has Co-opted the Left How does the Left keep pressure on the President without ceding the conversation to the opposition party, as has been the case with the debate on the stimulus?

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 (1 comments)     

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Bush Supporter Investigated for Obama Inaugural Fraud A former Bush supporter is under investigation for fraud after duping investors in a planned inaugural ball for veterans.

Sunday, January 25, 2009     

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DoD Nominee Dumps Millions in Stock to Serve Deputy defense secretary nominee and registered lobbyist William Lynn dumps over $1 million in stock to serve his country; will this be enough to forgive President Obama's ethical waiver?

Thursday, January 15, 2009     

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Progressive Obama Fears A progressive Democrat admits some issues with the President-elect; or how to support but verify.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 (1 comments)     

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Democratic Governor Detained by Feds Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been taken into Federal custody after being involved in multiple corruption investigations, at least one concerning the replacement of Barack Obama in the Senate.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 (6 comments)     

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Religious Kooks Think Obama's the Antichrist What are fundamentalists to do now that their political movement is in shambles? Snipe at the President-elect using their religion as a weapon, apparently.

Friday, November 14, 2008     

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Way to Go, Republicans! Now we can add physical abuse of children to the long list of evils visited upon the nation by the GOP.

Friday, November 14, 2008     

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Senator Palin? Mixed Messages from AK Will she or won't she? More doublespeak from Bible Spice, this time on whether she's aiming for the AK Senate seat or not.

Saturday, November 8, 2008 (1 comments)     

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Welcome to the Fourth Republic Is Obama more than a transformational figure? Could he be the beginning of a cycle that has repeated throughout American history?

Wednesday, October 29, 2008     

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The Anti-Bradley Effect Will race have a positive or negative impact on the election? Thoughts on both sides of the racial coin in American politics.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008 (2 comments)     

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The REAL John McCain John McCain as described by a fellow Naval academy student and eventual prisoner of war- a real eye opener for anyone still sitting on the fence!

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 (5 comments)     

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The Spurious Obama "Superdelegate" Argument The Obama campaign's oft-repeated mantra about "overturning the will of the people" is a crock- don't just take my word for it, take the word of the one of the most grassroots-enabled politicians ever, Chairman Howard Dean...

Thursday, January 3, 2008 (15 comments)     

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John Edwards for President The precise reason I think John Edwards is the best candidate to reform our broken democracy.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 (2 comments)     

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Why I'm Not Voting for Hillary Recent attacks on Obama create doubt that Clinton is the best person for the job. A rundown of the reasons I won't vote for Hillary to be the Democratic nominee.

Saturday, December 8, 2007 (1 comments)     

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Drudge Denies Polar Bears Threatened by Global Warming The factually-challenged Drudge Report attempts to delude gullible conservatives with a headline announcing polar bears are not at threat from global warming... a run down on the shoddy thinking and questionable logic behind this idiocy.

Thursday, December 6, 2007     

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Entrepreneur to Challenge Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) Kansas Entrepreneur Greg Orman declares his intention to challenge Republican Senator Pat Roberts in 2008.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007     

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Abstinence Debunked: Lessons from the Front Lines A social worker and activist excoriates the Bush administration's abstinence-only education programs.

Sunday, December 2, 2007 (6 comments)     

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US Asserts Right to Kidnap Anyone in the World Over the weekend US legal authorities forwarded an argument in a British case that the United States can legally abduct anyone in the world.

Friday, November 30, 2007     

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Turkey Green Lights Cross-Border Strikes in Iraqi Kurdistan Turkey's cabinet approves further military action against the rebel PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan, threatening to derail any supposed success from the Bush/Petraeus "surge."

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 (4 comments)     

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Stopping the FCC from Consolidating Media Ownership A rundown on the FCC's current attempt to allow Big Media to consolidate power, and what you can do to stop it.

Friday, November 23, 2007 (2 comments)     

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Saudi Arabia to Attend Annapolis Peace Summit The Bush administration's last minute play for the history books gets some good news, but will the Annapolis peace summit be too little too late?

Thursday, November 22, 2007 (18 comments)     

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Edwards' Health Care Gambit Clearing up misconceptions about former Senator and Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards' plan to pull health care from lawmakers if universal health care is not passed by July, 2009.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 (2 comments)     

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Senate GOP Filibusters Farm Bill, Iraq Funds The Senate Republicans continue to obstruct vital legislation in the Senate with Rule 22, a sneaky way to filibuster without pulling a Jimmy Stewart. Today the farm bill and $50 billion for Iraq was successfully blocked.

Friday, November 16, 2007 (94 comments)     

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Ron Paul's Radical Views A breakdown of some of Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul's extreme views.

Monday, November 12, 2007     

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Yet More Incompetence from Condoleezza Rice Morale drops at Foggy Bottom as State Department employees come forward with more stories of the incompetence of Condoleezza Rice.

Sunday, November 11, 2007     

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Top Intel Official Urges Americans to Reconsider Privacy A top Bush administration intelligence official declares that Americans must stop equating anonymity with privacy- a quick corrective lesson on the meanings of those terms, and a little legal history behind them.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007     

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Bush Approval Beats Nixon for All-Time Worst President Bush succeeds in beating Nixon for all-time worst Gallup approval ratings ever.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007     

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Army Improperly Awarded $150 Billion KBR Contract Yet another horrid misuse of taxpayer dollars by the Bush administration- war profiteer corporation KBR's contract supporting American forces in Iraq is being reviewed by the Army after a GAO ruling condemns "unequal treatment."

Tuesday, October 30, 2007     

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Clinton Quid Pro Quo for Racist Nobel Laureate Questionable campaign contributions by DNA pioneer and racist Nobel laureate James Watson to Hillary Clinton and other Democrats leads to a quid pro quo earmark.

Saturday, October 27, 2007 (1 comments)     

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State Department Complicit in Blackwater Cover Up New emails surface detailing State Department efforts to conceal the truth about civilian murders by Blackwater in Iraq.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007     

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Turkey Launches Airstrikes Against Kurds Turkey's military wastes no time getting down to business after the recent parliament vote approving military action in Iraq. Airstrikes launched against PKK targets today test American resolve to maintain peace in proseperous Iraqi Kurdistan.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 (2 comments)     

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Lessons for Bush from Classical Literature A little wisdom could have gone a long way had the Bush administration paid more attention to classical literature. A quick lesson from Machiavelli on how to properly take over a country.

Saturday, October 6, 2007 (2 comments)     

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Condoleezza Orders Review of Her Own Failures Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice orders a review of her own failed policies regarding military contractors after the recent Blackwater killings in Baghdad. Why does it take a massacre (or a Cat 5 hurricane) to change Bush administration policy?

Saturday, October 6, 2007 (4 comments)     

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The Death of a Political Party To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die...

Friday, October 5, 2007     

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Domenici Cites Disease as Reason for Retirement New Mexico Senator Pete Domenici is set to announce a serious disease as one of the reasons for his retirement. Could his illness have affected his behavior while in Congress?

Friday, September 28, 2007 (12 comments)     

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GOP Fails to Rig California Electoral Votes The Republican plan to fragment the solid-blue California electoral vote fails- what other dirty tricks does the GOP have planned for 2008?

Friday, September 28, 2007     

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McCain Uses Military Despite Regulations Forbidding Partisan Activities Senator John McCain used military members as props at a campaign rally despite Department of Defense regulations forbidding partisan political conduct while in uniform.

Friday, September 28, 2007     

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Ted Stevens Seeks $84 Million "Ferry to Nowhere" Senator Ted Stevens tops his failed "Bridge to Nowhere" concept with another expensive ferry project meant to benefit political donors such as VECO Corp.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 (18 comments)     

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Rudy Giuliani Will Never Be President A summary of the many reasons why former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani will never be President of the United States.

Saturday, September 8, 2007 (30 comments)     

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Parsing Ron Paul A careful analysis of some of Republican presidential aspirant and former Libertarian party candidate Ron Paul's policy positions.

Thursday, September 6, 2007 (22 comments)     

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Progressivism Defined A rant on progressivism versus conservatism and the current state of American political affairs.