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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 04:13 pm
As feared, our people’s democratic authority has been dogged nearly to death by the hounds of money in this election go ’round, thanks to the Supreme Court’s reckless decree in the n...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 11:52 am
Republican officials are having a major problem with their widely ballyhooed claim that they must create new barriers to voting in order to ensure the “integrity” of the ballot. The proble...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 04:25 pm
It’s out! This year’s list of American success stories has just been published, and according to its compiler, it “instills confidence that the American dream is still very much aliv...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 12:53 am
One of the most important elections being held on Nov. 6 doesn’t even have a Democratic, Republican, Green, Libertarian or other partisan candidate on the ballot. Imagine!Yet, this statewide con...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 03:30 am
Let us now access the state of the free press in this land of ... well, of press freedom. The assessment? Pathetic. Not because of any government clampdown, but because of increasing press pusillanimi...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 09:06 am
Elites in Washington, on Wall Street and in the corporate suites have taken exquisite care of themselves. They’ve increased their take by offshoring our middle-class jobs, slashing American wage...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 02:00 pm
Poor Mitt Romney. He keeps trying to prop up his bad policy proposals with gimmicky political props that flop. He recently unveiled his energy policy, for example, in Hobbs, N.M., rather than in Exxon...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 11:47 pm
While it’s hard to fathom right-wing nuttiness, it’s sure not hard to find these days. We saw it bloom spectacularly recently, popping right out of the head of Todd Akin, the GOP’s S...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 05:24 pm
Hope you had a Happy Labor Day! And what better time than the annual celebration of America’s working stiffs to draw attention to our national economic recovery? As those attached to the Dow Jon...

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