Monthly Archives: September 2010

Downhill With The G.O.P.

More common sense from Paul Krugman. On Thursday, House Republicans released their “Pledge to America,” supposedly outlining their policy agenda. In essence, what they say is, “Deficits are a terrible thing. Let’s make them much bigger.” Read the Op-Ed here by … Continue reading

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What The Rich Don’t Need

Another intelligent argument why the top 1% do not need let alone deserve a tax cut. WANT to give affluent households a present worth $700 billion over the next decade? In a period of high unemployment and fiscal austerity, this … Continue reading

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Sharron Angle On Insurance Coverage for Autism (Dr. X’s Free Associations)

My friend Dr. X points out the hypocrisy of a common argument of some Tea Party sponsored candidates.  As usual, he nailed it. Read the story here on Dr. X’s Free Associations.

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Social Media: The New Battleground For Politics

With new media at hand, elections become a time for innovation, and online engagement can lead to enormous influence. Read the story here on Mashable.

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Mexican New Yorkers Are Steady Force In Workplace

Teo, a Mexican worker, has a job in a Brooklyn grocery. It is a story like this that makes the “amnesty” argument so inhumane.  Give these people a path to citizenship so that everyone benefits. That success, though, has a … Continue reading

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Adolescent Girls Especially Susceptible To Cutting

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The Angry Rich and Taxes | Paul Krugman

A man I respect.  The Nobel Prize and his ability to make economics easy to understand being the primary reasons. … if you want to find real political rage — the kind of rage that makes people compare President Obama … Continue reading

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Christine O’Donnell: Mice With Fully Functioning Human Brains

If there wasn’t what I would consider the slimmest chance of her being elected, this would be really funny rather than potentially scary. Read it at Dr. Xs Free Associations.  And follow his blog if you enjoy intelligent discourse.

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Poor Sean Hannity Is Going Blind: Can’t See Signs Five Feet Large

If Sean Hannity and these FOX idiots weren’t so irrational in their delusions, they’d be funny.  Right… they’re left-wing plants.  Hollywood makeup artists couldn’t do such an accurate portrayal. When talking about Tea Party racism, Fox News’ Sean Hannity said … Continue reading

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Reformer Jane Addams Critiques The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation, which opened in March 1915, was simultaneously a landmark in the history of American cinema and a landmark in American racism. The film depicted the South, following the assassination of President Lincoln, as ruled by … Continue reading

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