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Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:22 am
 All hail Augustus Trumpus! All hail the American Putin, whom none can criticize! All hail the Great All Knowing One, who reveals “realities” that are not there and finds “facts” that mer...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:20 am
This past January, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the multimillionaire protege of the Koch brothers’ plutocratic kingdom and American Legislative Exchange Council darling, revealed to a startled nation tha...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 12:20 am
 What an election year. I feel like I’ve been transported through a cosmic squirrel hole and into a baffling political universe where facts are fiction, bizarre is normal and corruption is a vi...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:22 am
Tug on any right-wing thread in America and you’ll most likely find that it’s tied to the multi-billionaire Koch boys, Charles and David. While the brothers are infamous for funneling hundreds of...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 12:19 am
Buckle up, friends. It’s going to be a hairy ride.Start with Day One for President Trump (gotta get used to saying that). He will need to be up-and-at-’em no later than 12:01 a.m., for during...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:19 am
A nation’s border is nothing in and of itself. It’s just an inanimate line on a map, in the dirt, on a riverbank. It has no philosophy, personality, feelings or meaning – beyond what people on e...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:19 am
 The Dakota Access Pipeline is a massive 1,172-mile-long pipeline being constructed by Energy Transfer Partners. It will cut through North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. This pipeline,...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:23 am
A dramatic new chapter is unfolding this year in a volatile confrontation on a remote stretch of the northern Plains in rural North Dakota. It’s a “Battle of Two Pipes,” pitting the cultural pow...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:20 am
 Just when you thought that Big Banker greed surely bottomed out with 2008’s Wall Street crash and bailout, along comes Wells Fargo, burrowing even deeper into the ethical slime to reach a prev...

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