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ivan-g-goldman's picture
Aug.06.2011
    Apparently it's not such a good idea after all for Tea Party bozos who have no understanding of economics to call the shots on fiscal policy, although it's hard to take the S&P downgrade that seriously when you consider it contained a $2 trillion math error. Seems like a mighty big error,...
allan-goldstein's picture
Aug.04.2011
It played like a trite Hollywood movie. The bad guys strapped a bomb to America and set it to explode on August 2nd. They stopped the countdown timer with moments to spare, when we caved in to their demands. I don’t know what damage will be inflicted on ordinary Americans because some people...
will-durst's picture
Jul.29.2011
The situation on Capitol Hill has become so confusing, we're going to need a nuclear physicist with a googleplex of serially connected molecular microscopes to precisely explain what is happening. Instead, you got me. This whole debt ceiling debate has made rush hour gridlock on the 405 look...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Jul.14.2011
If you want to see what the extremists who now dominate the Republican Party want for our nation, take A good look at Minnesota. By shutting down most of the state government and firing most its employees they're costing the state money. We don't know how much because the people who could figure it...
wync-yarber's picture
Jun.27.2011
There has been a lot said about the enthusiasm and passion of the Tea Party Movement.  It has been stoked as the “people’s movement” consisting of conservatives, democrats and independents.  All of whom are acting out of nothing else but “genuine” concern for the country and its direction.  However...
wync-yarber's picture
Jun.14.2011
Much has been said about a billboard that projected an image of former President George W. Bush with the words "Do you miss me yet?" Many progressives and liberals would readily respond, "No, it is like you never left!" After all, the Bush tax cuts have been extended,...
wync-yarber's picture
Jun.04.2011
Ok  . . . enough already with the “Sarah Palin may run for President” nonsense.  She is NOT running. Even she knows that her negatives outweigh her positives.  Sarah Palin is not giving up her lucrative job at Fox News, where all she has to do is spout talking points and criticize the very media...
wync-yarber's picture
May.28.2011
Why are so many Republicans hesitant to jump into the Presidential race?  The answer is simple. They know that President Barack Obama will get re-elect. This election’s Republican nominee will be a “sacrificial lamb” for 2012.  The real favorites and heavy hitters will not come out until 2016. Then...
monty-heying's picture
May.23.2011
One form of religious oppression has been going on for millennia-zealots using religion as a either a club or an opiate to control the masses for economic or political gain. The dotted line runs from cave-dwelling witch doctors, through Jesus and the Pharisees and moneychangers, through Socrates'...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.02.2011
Harper’s Magazine/April 2011   I’m what the missus calls a disciplined person – you know, neat of person, tidy of environment, punctual. Which doesn’t mean that my mind always works that way. For instance, I don’t read magazines cover to cover; often I read them selectively, i.e., some articles I...