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The Tea Party With A Republican President

With Donald Trump in the White House, it’s going to be interesting to see what kind of opposition emerges on the left. It’s been half an year, and we’ve seen plenty of protests, although there isn’t the unified message of … Continue reading

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First Weekend of Summer Round-Up

James Gandolfini’s appearance on Sesame Street has got some play after his untimely death. Tom Carson of the Prospect contrasts James Gandolfini with other celebrity deaths.  There’s a distinction to be made between dying too young and dying too soon. … Continue reading

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The Tea Party, the 17th Amendment and Political Hacks

The Utah State Senate is currently considering a bill that orders state senators to fill secret ballots for future elections, to signal to the public whom they support. It’s seen as a throwback to the days before the direct election of … Continue reading

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What Was the Appeal of Herman Cain?

Following allegations that he had cheated on his wife for thirteen years, and some gaffes which demonstrated a shocking lack of knowledge about foreign policy, Herman Cain is reassessing his presidential campaign.  The latest surveys had him in third place with … Continue reading

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