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The Worth of Political Memoirs

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What is worth reading in todays world? Naturally there are any number of books that one can find online, in a bookstore, or the library that will peak someone's interest, but I would like to talk today about political memoirs...More

 

Liberal at a Gun Show

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Gun rights purists can’t believe their luck. One lunatic on a Texas college campus has proven their point: it’s not the guns that kill people. If someone wants to wage deadly mayhem, he’ll find a means to do it. Gun...More

 

Book Review: Entrepreneurial Nation by Ro Khanna

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Four days before the 2012 Presidential election one enduring mantra from both candidates has been “jobs, jobs, jobs.” With unemployment in the U.S. hovering around 8%, the big question is how to get people back to work. Ro Khanna, a...More
 

Right Wing Takes Aim at Public Education

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How sad -- and suicidal - that conservatives have decided to declare open warfare on public education. In a previous life, I played a minor role as speechwriter and special assistant to our state's Secretary of Education during the development...More

 

Eternal Egypt

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Day before yesterday the Egyptian military granted itself sweeping powers and dissolved the parliament dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood. Should we be surprised? Those who believed that "democracy" would rise from Tahir Square got to hold elections. The "liberal" favorite...More

 

Nations hold intervention with Iran. It does not go well.

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On Wednesday, the United States, Russia, Germany, France, China, and Britain staged an intervention for Iran to get it to come to terms with its use of threats about nuclear weapons. At 6:00 in the evening, Iran returned home from...More

 

Michael Klare - The Energy Wars Heat Up [A Few Things Ill Considered]

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The following article is mirrored from TomDispatch.com . I thought that while we are watching the weather heat up, we should not forget that geo-politics heats up with it. Six Recent Clashes and Conflicts on a Planet Heading Into Energy...More

 

Instruments of Fear: America and the War Machine

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For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 King James Version Ever since World War 2, America has been a nation on the defense...More

 

Instruments of Fear: America and the War Machine

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For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 King James Version Ever since World War 2, America has been a nation on the defense...More

 

4 Suggestions Before Obama Invades Another Country

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Great Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron came to D.C. and met with the President (for a reason I’m unaware of). The joint appearance was filled with threatening rhetoric by the President relating to Iran’s nuclear ambitions and solidarity between the...More