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Separated At Birth

Joe the Plumber and the Colossus of New York. One is an ugly monster and the other is a very underrated 1958 movie. Advertisements

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My Politics Summed Up In A Tee Shirt

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Why The Recall Of AZ Sen. Russell Pearce Is BIG For 2012

Rudy Lopez, national field director of politics for the Washington, D.C.-based minority advocacy group Campaign for Community Change, said the campaign against Pearce was a “trial run and a model for a national campaign that’s going to take place in … Continue reading

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Panic of the Plutocrats – NYTimes.com

Another excellent Op-Ed piece from Paul Krugman, this one talking about the Occupy Wall Street protests and why they are scaring the hell out of the right wing media, pundits and politicians. The way to understand all of this is … Continue reading

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Rick Perry: Outflanking George W. Bush on the Far Right – The Daily Beast

The thing that’s really scary about this RWNJ is that he’s charismatic. Liberals called George W. Bush a simpleton, but as Michael Tomasky argues, he was deeply informed compared with Rick Perry, who seems to delight in demonstrating his ignorance. … Continue reading

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10 Ways That the Birthers Are an Object Lesson in White Privilege

In an era of racism without racists, the Tea Party GOP Birther brigands provide one more lesson in the permanence of the social evil known as White privilege. Read the story on AlterNet.

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Giffords Campaign for Senate is hinted

Political Memo: A Senate Race in Arizona Waits to See if Giffords Emerges to Run http://nyti.ms/h9FNAq — The New York Times (@nytimes) March 31, 2011

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