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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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Filibuster Bust

Is the filibuster dead? Was last week’s Senate move “unprecedented”? Was it “unthinkable”? Did it ever deserve the hyperbolic appellation “nuclear option”? Did the media overreach when they used such language? The event was certainly significant in its effects, but … Continue reading

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Torture is Torture

I never thought I’d produce a sentence like the one I’m about to write, but politics sometimes provides seemingly contradictory realities. So here it is: Senator John McCain is right and the Obama Administration is wrong. I try to deal … Continue reading

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Obama Accomplished Nothing, Nada, Zip

Another election season, another Big Lie. Oh, sure, the classic Big Lies are still out there: Social security is going bankrupt and must be privatized; union members are overpaid featherbedders; Democrats are wasteful spenders who are soft on defense; Barack … Continue reading

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