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The Political Divide Originates on the Right

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Ken Levy – Many commentators are suggesting that both right and left are equally to blame for all the polarization between them. They’re wrong. The reason for all the bitterness between left and right is entirely the right’s fault. Right-wingers who suggest otherwise are self-deluded –…

The Big Idea That Could Bring Disaffected Voters Back to the Polls

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By William Greider – At his inauguration in 1981, Ronald Reagan declared that “government is not the solution — government is the problem.” The election of 2016 will tell us whether the American people are ready to overthrow the tyranny of that reactionary proposition. I know it’s…

One Step Forward, Two steps Back

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – I know this kind of deceitful seduction has been a part of American politics since our republic was born. But my mind is made up. Up until now, as cynical as I am, I bought into it. I hoped. I…

Gaslighting, Again

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – Virtually no one in America had ever witnessed such a horrific event live and free on television — until then. It was simultaneously more violent, more chaotic and more disturbing than maybe anything we’d ever seen. A handful of burly…

The Shaft Revisited in Ferguson Missouri

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – It was all over before the shouting when county prosecutor Robert McCulloch opted to actually try the case before a secret grand jury as opposed to simply and traditionally allowing the matter to be tried in a public court of…

Three Strikes for the Democrats

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – So, we smoked a turd in hell with Satan himself while midterm fires raged all around us. We opted for that as opposed to showing up at the polls. A Michele Bachmann bathroom stall door closed, a Joni Ernst toilet…

Asphalt Ballet in America

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – Gas is at three bucks a gallon. Unemployment is under 6 percent and the stock market…

Righty Tighty Leftie Loosie

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – I find myself battling with the insouciant left more these days than with the ignorant right. It bugs me. It’s not that I don’t understand. Egregious acts against humanity every day. Business as usual. Drones. Corporate lawyers being appointed to…