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Red Meat For Racists

Anyone who reads my work on a regular basis knows one of my most frequently articulated theories is that today’s Republican Party is held up by three pillars: greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance.  I am certain that the … Continue reading

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Of Mothballs and Returns On Investment

Why would people who claim to hate the government, finance campaigns or run for office?  The pitch of many candidates on the American political right is: I hate Washington or the state capital so much that I want you to … Continue reading

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Void The Contractors

The difference between a vendor and an employee became tragically apparent again last week.  The right wing has done an outstanding job of brainwashing the majority of the American public into believing that private industry can do anything better and … Continue reading

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Reopening Another Front

I have come to the conclusion that the Republican Party thinks that the way to win elections is to declare war on various segments of the American population and then expect them to vote Republican.  If that sounds insane to … Continue reading

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You Can Even Lie About Your Name And Still Win

Last night CNN broadcast a Republican Presidential debate that it co-hosted with the Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute.  CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was the moderator but almost all the questions came from the Heritage Foundation and AEI scholars in … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney is universally considered to have been the most powerful Vice President in history.  There is a very compelling case to be made that he was also the worst.  Only a fan of his could deny that he was … Continue reading

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