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Book Review: The Hunting of the President (with documentary video!)

Years ago I read this book by Joe Conason and Gene Lyons.  This all still stands today. SSDD

Hillary haters you have been brainwashed. Every single day news outlets mention her emails and tell you why should not trust her. 707 more words


Thursday Reads: Authenticity and Politics

Good Morning!!

Yesterday J.J. posted an article from Vox by Andrew Prokop that discussed the Politico article about Joe Biden that I blogged about on Tuesday… 1,655 more words

Morning Reads

The Obama Administration Is Not Dead Yet

National Memo – Gene Lyons

“Not the headline I’d have written, but then I’m terrible at headlines. To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of the Obama administration’s demise are greatly exaggerated.   546 more words
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What Blow-Up Dolls, Sarah Palin, and Kamala Harris-gate All Have in Common

I don’t know where all the rest of you Femmoliticas are from, but I live in New York. And this week, it was freakin’ beauuuttifffulll outside! 1,371 more words

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On Civility

By now people who follow politics in the news are aware of the vast gulf dividing America’s two political parties. The verbal vitriol has gotten so thick and positions so entrenched that I fear the extremists would rather sacrifice the nation’s welfare rather than… 1,194 more words


With Liberals Like These, Who Needs Conservatives?

Gene Lyons wrote a notable article on Salon today. It is ostensibly a rebuttal to Melissa Harris-Perry’s recent article in The Nation, “Black President, Double Standard: Why White Liberals Are Abandoning Obama… 1,021 more words

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Should I Compare Someone I Disagree With to the KKK?

So, I was going to stay out of this one. It’s a complicated mess, and I think on many points both sides are talking past each other. 420 more words

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