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What to talk about?

I could present an article on the White House Happy Hour with Gates, Crowley, and the Prez…it would be oh-so-sexy, not mention fun to whine about the fact that the beer fest really need not be the leading headlines when … Continue reading

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Health Care on the Table

So, the past couple of weeks has seen some furious debate over the long-awaited and oft-touted universal health care plan that this country desperately needs. This bill that is being presented, tweaked, re-presented, and re-tweaked is sounding like it’s going … Continue reading

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Torture, Democracy-style

Last night, Bill Moyers aired a gripping one hour show on the tactics we’ve been using as a nation. He featured a documentary film called “Torturing Democracy.” It contained interviewed with civilian and military lawyers, and showed segments on torture … Continue reading

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Looking Backwards…and Forward

Remember back in the day when we snickered at Bill Clinton for asking the lawyerly question, “But what is is?” Well, today, I wish President Obama would just get it over with and do the same thing with regard to … Continue reading

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Czar Crazy

I always used to wonder what it meant to have White House czar of this and a czar of that. I used to think, “Cool…we’re a democracy with not just one czar, but many czars. Amazing nobody is in an … Continue reading

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As the Change! comes tumbling down

You know the saying: The more things change, the more they stay the same? Well, in the spirit of that saying, I present to you the actions of Obama Presidency in it’s first week of Change! Exhibit A (foreign policy): … Continue reading

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I am grateful

This is a good week for me: The Nation has had a couple pieces about Barack Obama’s candidacy that are really quite interesting. For those interested in what Obama’s foreign policy is going to look like, have a look at … Continue reading

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