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Our dysfunctional democracy: The Bushies’ win-at-all-costs mentality helped kill American unity after 9/11

By Matthew E. Milliken
Sept. 18, 2015

Author’s note: I started to write about this topic in my inaugural Recent Readings and then realized that I had way too much material to pack into just a paragraph or three. 554 more words


Disney doc amounts to blind praise

Snow White, having munched on the wicked queen’s poisoned apple, falls into a coma. She appears to be dead and her friends, the dwarfs, mourn her. 698 more words


Annals of the Great Recession XI.

I saw the Iraq War as an obvious act of stupidity from even before we attacked in Spring 2003. So, in 2008, I voted for the candidate who had opposed it, Barack Obama. 586 more words

American Society

Hey, Hillary Episode 1: Your biggest donors are hurting us

This is the first in a series as I try to catch Hillary up to what has happened in the last 7 years.

Back when she suspended her campaign in 2008, I thought her presidential hopes were finished. 1,866 more words


Reality Based Communities defy the Empire's "created reality"

by Kit

There’s going to be a protest march in London today. You might not hear about it on the news, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. 1,072 more words

Media Watch

Gilbert Gottfried: Interview with the slightly mad man

Gilbert Gottfried was a cast member on Saturday Night Live so briefly (one season) and so long ago (1981), that many people have probably forgotten he was ever on it. 834 more words

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