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The Neocon Left: The "Deputized" Right

Date: 06/13/2014

What is commonly referred to as “the right” by the so-called “mainstream media” is actually what I prefer to call “the Deputized Right”—a faux right-wing that takes its marching orders from the left. More specifically, the Deputized Right is actually nothing other than the neoconservative left that the recognizable left permits to exist. Anyone with any doubts on this score should consider t ...

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The Magical and Miraculous Phenomenal Woman: Four Pack of Inspiring Leaders

Date: 05/19/2014

Our power will not be squashed.  It will be celebrated.   Meryl Streep  Thanks to the Elephant like Internet record banks the introductory remarks of Meryl Streep fresh off winning the Academy Award for playing Margaret Thatcher speaking in tribute to Hilary Clinton at Tina Brown's Women in the World 2012 introduces one of the world's most dedicated activists in the empowerment of women Hi ...

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family, socialism, and Thanksgiving conversations

Date: 11/23/2013

Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK! And we'll be having a LOT of family over for the big celebratory feast. As I'm sure many of you will. And if you're like our family, not everyone is ... well, in accord on lots of things. For instance, several of my family disagree on most things currently dividing America: the President, health care reform, education, the environment. Abortion, wage equity, immig ...

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no one loves a complex story, or, what no one is telling you about the Affordable Care Act

Date: 11/05/2013

This is by way of good news. It's also a counter-narrative to all the horror stories about the Affordable Care Act.Because once a journalist, always a journalist, I guess. And someone needs to put some honest facts into the conversation, so far dominated by scarey demagogues. To the left is Jonathan Gruber's pie graph about the Affordable Care Act's impact. Jonathan Gruber is the MIT econom ...

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The Throw Down: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and President Obama

Date: 08/13/2013

After reading a story in the Telegraph about the President's dog, Bo, being helicoptered to Martha's Vineyard on one of two MV-22 Ospreys (a hybrid aircraft which takes off like a helicopter but flies like a plane,) for yet another family vacation, I just sighed and thought, really?  Who flies their dog on a separate airplane? Can't the dog travel with its owners on the same aircraft? Obviousl ...

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Washington Secrets: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

Date: 08/08/2013

By PAUL BEDARD | AUGUST 8, 2013 AT 5:20 PM - WASHINGTON EXAMINER House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp said the IRS agency is still targeting Tea Party groups, three months after the IRS scandal erupted. "This is OUTRAGEOUS... without justification!" Camp added! For more info about Chairman Camp, Scroll below↓↓In a remarkable admission that is likely to rock the Internal Revenu ...

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"Immigration Is Us," an American Story

Date: 06/10/2013

"Immigration Is Us," an American Story By Deepak Chopra and Sanjiv Chopra When you hear the word immigrant, what conjures up in your mind?  Is it illegal vs. legal immigrants, contentious debates over immigration reform or the Arizona lawman, Joe Arpaio, who styles himself as “America’s toughest Sheriff?”  Chances are that most people are not aware of the fact that nearly one of every four Am ...

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The promised peace

Date: 12/20/2012

That night, some shepherds were in the fields nearby watching their sheep. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them. The glory of the Lord was shining around them, and they became very frightened. The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I am bringing you good news that will be a great joy to all the people. Today your Savior was born in the town of David. He is Christ, the Lord. This is ...

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