Monthly Archives: August 2014

Don’t bet on the Democrats

Dana Milbank: Obama vacations as the world burns www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-obama-vacations-as-the-world-burns/2014/08/11/58755e5e-21a5-11e4-86ca-6f03cbd15c1a_story.html This doesn’t mean the Democratic Party can’t win in 2014 or 2016. Its technical operations and ability to vilify its opposition are second to none. But as a political force it … Continue reading

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Don’t bet on the Republicans

The GOP’s amateur hour By Richard Cohen, Published: April 14 Not to put too fine a point on it, but what has Rand Paul ever done? Oh, sure, he’s a member of the U.S. Senate, but only a freshman, and … Continue reading

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Don’t bet on politicians

Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. To lodge all power in one party and keep it … Continue reading

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KEEP the A-10

    Air Force plan to get rid of A-10s runs into opposition     afghaniraqkuwaitkoreavet 4/10/2014 5:56 PM EST It’s about cost. The A-10 is modernized and paid for. The price of the single-engine F-35 keeps rising and will cost around … Continue reading

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L-O-V-E

The California parents of a stillborn baby chose to remember their little girl by having a professional photographer capture her on film. Lindsey Natzic-Villatoro is accustomed to taking pictures of happy events in people’s lives, but she has become aware … Continue reading

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Rampant Ignorance about the Civil War

DougalE California12 hours ago White supremacy was also widespread in the North, even among Abolitionists. Lincoln believed that the blacks could never compete in white society and had real fears for what would happen to the emancipated slaves after the … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers

Charles and David, meanwhile, built their father’s Midwestern empire – with about $250m in yearly sales and 650 employees in the late 1960s… Continue reading

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