Magical Thinking: Supreme Court Justices and the Presidents Who Pick Them

Magical Thinking: Supreme Court Justices and the Presidents Who Pick Them The quintessential lesser evil dodge In the litany of “reasons” trotted out to “hold your nose and vote for Hillary,” one stands head and shoulders above the others. Sure she may be as flawed as many progressives make her out to be: a neo-liberal […]

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The Company He (and She) Keep

The Company He (and She) Keep “A man is known by the company he keeps” —Aesop Particularly if He and She keep the same company. Take the strange case of the Obama-Clinton-Clinton’s (Bill was the launching pad where many serial offenders first dipped into the golden money pot) bewildering maze of interconnected “heavies”— cheerleaders, campaign […]

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To Debate or Not… How Political Elites Have Corrupted the Debate Process and Are Cheating Voters

To Debate or Not… How Political Elites Have Corrupted the Debate Process and Are Cheating Voters “Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful… to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” (George Orwell “Politics and the English Language, 1946) Ever wonder why recent presidential debates fail to live up to their pre-broadcast […]

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Why Democrats Need to Get Off the Blame Nader Kick Before the Republicans Blow Their House Down Again

Why Democrats Need to Get Off the Blame Nader Kick Before the Republicans Blow Their House Down Again Drum roll, please. The orchestra is tuning up and soon we’ll be on Memory Lane humming the chorus of that unforgettable golden-oldie “The Ralph Nader Blues” (AKA ”I Promise Never to Vote My Conscience Again.”) A funny […]

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