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End The Death Penalty in Oklahoma

Background: 

The Governor of Oklahoma has agreed to a stay of 14 days in the second execution scheduled for Tuesday night, May 13th 2014 of Charles F. Warner. Lets make this 14 day stay of execution permanent!

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Conservative Performance Art Convention

CPAC 2014 is over, and the hard core rightists of our nation have had their fill of entertainment for another year.
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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Around my community of Southwest Washington all eyes are on the Oregon Legislature this week as committees decide the fate of the Columbia River Crossing (CRC).
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Former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife (Maureen McDonnell) indicted in gift-giving scandal

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were charged Tuesday with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans from a wealthy Richmond-area businessman who sought
 

Running For Everything, Standing For Nothing

Two campaigns for governor come to an end yet we don't ask how these winners stand to govern -- rather how Christie's victory boosts his Presidential run and how McAuliffe's win may bolster Hillary
 

Dialogue: Is It Possible In This Political Atmosphere?

With the talks already ongoing to try and avert a government shutdown in the face of another debt ceiling crisis, I have decided to look at the broader question of whether it is genuinely possible
 

Moderate Republicans In Denial

Mickey Edwards steals a page from those early Progressives who believed the cure for democracy was more democracy.
 

It's Politics Stupid!

In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Qu
 

If You Can Hear Us Now, Then Why Won't You Listen?

The Obama NSA has been secretly collecting millions of phone records of American citizens. For all this intelligence-gathering, they haven't found the intelligence to realize how wrong this is.