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Supreme Kavanaugh

The nomination and confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the fifth radical conservative justice on the Supreme Court of the United States is now concluded. Our highest court is now firmly in the hands of the oligarchy. Yes, that’s what … Continue reading

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Poor Connections

In interviews and campaign press releases, Republican leaders like to brag about their humble beginnings and how much they care about people who are suffering financially. This has been a common GOP strategy at least as far back as the … Continue reading

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The Plutocrats Strike Back

During his campaign in 2016, Donald Trump made an effort to reach out to the Black community, repeating the phrase, “What have you got to lose?” It was clear to many of us—including 90-some percent of that community—that we in … Continue reading

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Islamophobia Rises

On Wednesday, March 9th, Anderson Cooper of CNN conducted an interview with the leading candidate in the Republican primary race for President. This is a small (and oft-repeated) snippet from that conversation: Anderson Cooper: “Do you think Islam is at … Continue reading

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The Return of Divisive Sameness

Two old political chestnuts have resurfaced in recent months, both beginning their periodic regrowth among the kudzu of punditry, an expansion that recurs every time our media begins preparing for the presidential campaign season. I was tempted here to use … Continue reading

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Shut It Down!

Here we go again. It is clear now, so clear that even pundits on CNN have recognized it, that President Obama made a serious mistake two years ago. More on that later. We have now seen the shutdown of the … Continue reading

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Deen’s Dilemma

Perhaps we all, or at least those of us who believe in equal rights, should thank Paula Deen for her honesty. After all, she could have lied in the deposition that led to her current difficulties—the loss of her show … Continue reading

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