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May 2014 Archives

On Tuesday, the overwhelmingly outspent ten-term North Carolina Republican Congressman Walter Jones defeated his neoconservative, establishment-backed opponent and former Bush II official, Taylor Griffin. Griffin was endorsed by Sarah Palin and heavily subsidized by Sheldon Adelson—but to no avail. This […]

Condi Rice will not be this year’s commencement speaker at Rutgers University after all. Due to the controversy generated by some students and faculty over Rutgers’ decision to invite the former Secretary of State, Rice decided to back out, explaining […]

That self-avowed “conservative” Republicans pounced upon Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling no less tenaciously than did those on the left got me to wondering: Why should anyone, of any race, religion, or political orientation, vote for them? Lest my intentions […]

The Don Sterling affair has given way to the “Finger Wagging Olympics,” as Kareem Abdul-Jabbarhas colorfully put it.  Given that those on the right have participated just as aggressively, if not more so, than those on the left, I urge […]