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Moderate Republicans In Denial

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

Scalia's Devastating Dissent

Justice Scalia finally made us proud.
 

Picking Up The Flag

Yes. I busted my ass for Obama the first time around.
 

Conservatives: Giving Thanks But Nothing More

While Walmart gives thanks for record profits it doesn't give its workers a living wage, health benefits or basic workplace rights.
 

Why Paul Ryan is Anything but a Gift for Progressives

When Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan as his potential vice president it led to a rare moment in American politics because it seemed to please both parties.
 

The Myth of Islamophobia

There is a rather disconcerting idea touted by so-called progressives on the order of: Islamophobia is on the rise in the West: most particularly in Europe and the United Sates.
 

Voter ID Laws: A Republican Attempt to Usurp the Voters

Republican lawmakers in several states for the last several months have been putting Voter ID laws on the ballot and passing bills in their legislative bodies to require state-issued identification
 

The Right-Wing Urge To Purge

Florida plans a purge of its voter rolls, disenfranchising many of its own citizens ...because the most secure democracy is the one where the fewest participate.
 

How Free Are We???

Demonstrations like they used to be - this one for passage of unemployment insurance in Union Square - March 7, 1930
 

Congress Approves Upcoming War With Iran

While the mainstream media (MSM) obsessed on the death of popstars, Mary Kennedy, and superpac ads, today the House passed another bill pushing the date of an Iran attack even closer.