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Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 05:29 pm
They came. They spent! Then, they limped home, tails between their legs.“They” are the far-right corporate billionaire extremists who tried to become America’s presidential kingmaker...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 06:17 pm
Two heroes emerged at the polls this year, and neither was named Barack or Mitt. Their names are Galicia and Ken – ordinary Americans with extraordinary depths of civic spirit. While nearly 40 p...
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...


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