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ROCK-BOTTOM

We are not far from basic rock-bottom now.

We’re close enough so that we can forget both Trump and Clinton and look past them to the future, which we have to do as a nation. 851 more words

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TRUMP/COLBERT or COLBERT/TRUMP

Legend has it that Stephen Colbert invented the red-faced, right wing character on Comedy Central in order to mock that same right wing unmercifully, and hence to defang it. 857 more words

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Now WE'RE Angry

It took nearly a year, but we’ve decided we are not simply angry, we’re enraged.

So, what to our wondering eyes should appear, but this, from the Times’ Paul Krugman on Friday last? 1,076 more words

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OUTRAGE OUTAGE

Each of us has his own favorite quote about the value of writing history.  “The victors write it…”but then again, “the Losers write it,” in a minor key. 828 more words

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COULDN'T RESIST

We don’t want to flog a dead horse, but we’re still haunted by Paul Krugman’s column two weeks ago.

After the Donald so very graciously endorsed Ryan, McCain, and Ayotte, he HAD to take that one extra step into the kind of confusion Krugman was investigating.  103 more words

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YOU THINK THIS ISN'T FUN?

Why we love what we do.

Having heard the opening salvo on Mornin’ Joe — “why doesn’t the RNC tell DT to withdraw?” asked Mika, whining – the day grins at us as the fog lifts.   584 more words

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STOP!

America is about to cheapen one of the most noble and memorable gestures ever made on its behalf.

We’re talking about the miraculous appearance of the Khan family, first at the DNC in Philadelphia, and subsequently on radio/television/streaming newscasts daily, hourly, minute-by-minute. 549 more words

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