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2012 election | 2012 election

steven-robert-travers's picture
We are now into the 2012 Presidential campaign season, full swing. Every election, like every football season, every war, and every economic cycle, like everything else, offers its own perspectives and paradigms. Nevertheless, history remains the single best teacher and predictor. It is the...
jenny-block's picture
Just when I think I can no longer be shocked by politicians' behavior, this comes along. It's not the fact that Newt Gingrich's ex-wife claims he wanted an open marriage that I find so shocking. Not at all. Maybe he did. Maybe he didn't. The issue that has me spitting mad is the fact that...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
     No matter how hard they search, Democrats in Congress can’t find any coat tails under Obama’s mummy bandages. And they have yet to recover from the horror of watching helplessly last week as voters in New York City bestowed a congressional seat on a Republican. By a wide margin...
dave-logan's picture
In all of the pundits’ discussion of why President Obama is in trouble, and may lose to Rick Perry in a general election, the most single important factor has been overlooked. This missing ingredient is what turns an inspirational person, like Candidate Obama, into a true leader.  It’s...
jayanti-tamm's picture
We aspire to be mild, polite drivers. We graciously wave last-minute mergers into our lane; we patiently wait behind the driver still idling after the light has turned green; we serenely shift lanes from the motorist who rides our bumper with the high beams flashing. But now that the 2012...
allan-goldstein's picture
Once upon a time, in the land of the free and the home of the brave, there came a great famine.  Many families went hungry, many lost their homes, and even the rich put out the begging bowl.             Feed us, said the fat to the thin, for without us the land shall surely die.  And the frightened...