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Opinions: Dems Want it Both Ways on 'Dirty' Money

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Like with so many other things, the Democrats like to pretend like they have some kind of higher ground because they see the Republicans as worse, when really all they are is bought and paid for by different special interests who's pockets aren't quite as deep.

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Opinion: Romney's Bully Image Runs Deeper Than 'Haircut' Story

Friday, May 11, 2012

Republicans have chosen a man whose behavior, demeanor and record makes us believe he could be the bully his old friends described.

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Opinion: Democrats and Republicans Both Practice 'Fiscal Child Abuse'

Friday, May 11, 2012

The charlatans in office, Obama and the Romney campaign included, are going out of their ways to make the economic futures of their kids significantly worse.

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Opinion: Obama's Gay Marriage Stance Melted Away my Cynicism, if Only for a Day

Thursday, May 10, 2012

While we political junkies forget this, there are still many Americans who respect elected leaders and who will be moved by this announcement to evolve as well. There are people around the country for whom the "about time" quality of this shift will be a source of relief, affirmation and hope.

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Opinion: I Was Wrong About Obama Endorsing Gay Marriage

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

I've gotten a lot of criticism from liberals for my position over the years, yet they're all cheering Obama for adopting the exact same stance today.

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Opinion: Bill Bradley's Blueprint is Right on the Money

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

There's something for everyone in Bill Bradley's new book We Can All Do Better, the former Senator's blueprint for a stronger, healthier, more united America.

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Opinion: Austerity Is Bad Policy and Bad Politics

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

It's a political minefield in certain parts of our country to cite Europe as a positive example of anything. Fortunately, now is a moment when Europe is a useful counter-example in a conversation that aligns good politics and good policy.

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Opinion: Treat Women Equally? This Means War!

Monday, May 07, 2012

It used to be that liberalism pushed for an equality between the sexes. Now, any motion to treat women as equal to men is used as political ammo.

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Opinion: Why Obama and Romney Should be Worried about Shrinking Work Force

Monday, May 07, 2012

Looking at these numbers gives us a sense of the "Big Picture” of unemployment, and cements the idea that jobs will continue to be a crucial factor in U.S. elections for many years to come.

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Opinion: Mitt Romney Has a Gay Problem

Friday, May 04, 2012

Republicans have a knack for harpooning their general election prospects with misguided panders to the Right.

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Opinion: Stop Saying the Individual Mandate is a Republican Idea, it's Not.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

It's time to dispel this silly little myth, that Democratic talking heads continue to push, that the individual mandate is a conservative piece of legislation.

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Opinion: Why Romney's Not A Bloomberg Republican

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

The Mayor has changed parties but has not really wavered on convictions. The former Governor has traded every conviction in the aim to convince a party of his loyalty.

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Opinion: Obama Scored Direct Hit with Afghanistan Trip

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

On this historic trip, Obama executed a brilliant judo move that simultaneously took down two effective GOP criticisms of his presidency.

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Opinion: Obama Lost the bin Laden High Ground with Romney Attack Ad

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

With this childish attack, camp Obama vomited this absurd speculatory attack at Romney and ceded its some of that high ground.

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Opinion: This May Day Isn't A Call For Help - It's an OWS Response

Monday, April 30, 2012

Americans are shouting "May Day" hoping someone — politicians, courts, the media, shareholders, the consciences of CEOs — can rebuild the dream.

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Dear Lorne Michaels: I, Mitt Romney, Accept Your Invitation to Host Saturday Night Live

Monday, April 30, 2012

My campaign has determined with a reasonably high degree of significance that accepting your invitation would make me - Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney look “spontaneous” and “fun.”

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Opinion: Trump is Right - Romney's 'Cool Obama' Attack Ad is Terrible

Friday, April 27, 2012

Maybe the Republicans need to listen to Trump's latest rant - directed against the RNC's own attack ad directed at President Obama, accusing him of being too cool to be president.

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Opinion: Obama's 'Narrowcasting' Playbook on Student Loans

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Obama reelection strategy is to "narrowcast" themes to very specific constituencies - women voters, Hispanic/Latinos, and young, college-educated or those just entering and in college.

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Opinion: Why Isn't John Edwards Getting the Clinton Treatment?

Thursday, April 26, 2012

While many Americans are now focusing their attention on the political horse race between President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, a new spectacle unfolded earlier this week that would have otherwise commanded worldwide attention.

This spectacle has all the elements necessary for a made for TV mini series: sex, ...

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Opinion: The GOP's Dumb Pivot to Foreign Affairs

Thursday, April 26, 2012

It's a bad sign for Republicans if their candidate is trying to focus the debate back on international security.

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