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Opinion: Why Progressives Should Be the Willing Culture Warriors

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The more the Santorums of the world fight for the world of yesterday, the more they are being left out of the plans for tomorrow.

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Opinion: Sen. Marco Rubio Won't Be the GOP Veep (Probably)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Sources I’ve spoken to who are close with Rubio say that he isn’t interest in running as vice president - his roots are in Florida, his family is in Florida and he made a commitment to serve his full six-year term in office. 

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Opinion: Boehner Must Battle With His Own 'Party of No'

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Speaker Boehner has signaled support for the payroll tax cut extension, but it doesn't address his problem: whether his own caucus will go along with him

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Opinion: The GOP's Gender Gap is Real—and Poses Big 2012 Problems

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The GOP has had a continuous and serious deficit in the support it receives from women in the United States. The contraception debate hasn't helped.

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Opinion: Obama's Budget Bait

Monday, February 13, 2012

With momentum in his favor, Obama needs to keep doing what he's doing: setting a trap for the GOP presidential hopefuls.

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Opinion: Has CPAC Jumped the Shark?

Monday, February 13, 2012

At the risk of sounding like every hipster in history: CPAC used to be so much cooler.  Man.

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Opinion: There is No Right to Elective Treatments Like Contraception

Friday, February 10, 2012

It's absolutely wrong for the government to force a church to provide health coverage that covers birth control, in most cases. But it has nothing to do with religion.

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Opinion: Can Santorum Beat Romney? The Answer is in Moneyball

Friday, February 10, 2012

In Michael Lewis' Moneyball, The Oakland A's spent the least money per victory of any team, just as Rick Santorum has spent far less per vote and per delegate than Mitt Romney. But the A's also lose in the end.

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Opinion: Does Roseanne Barr for President Help Third Parties?

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Even more confusing than her pipe dream of thinking she could pass single-payer healthcare is her assertion that she could change America's primary protein source away from meat, and get rid of all sorts of personal debt... which apparently could be accomplished by "kicking out the FED."

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Opinion: Romney's Still Bad at the Business of Politics

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

As his tax records proved, Mitt Romney is good at making money.  As his political fortunes show, he's not as good at spending it effectively.

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Opinion: Gisele's Superbowl Rant Sounds Like the Obama Apologists

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Gisele's sense of entitlement, her willingness to throw blame around, her inability to see her man's flaw, yes, I had definitely heard it before: from president Obama and his fans.

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Opinion: After Another Santorum Surge, Will GOP Ever Rally Around One Candidate?

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

The triple-header victory by Rick Santorum on Tuesday was a huge rush for the candidate, but also raises much larger questions about the 2012 GOP field.

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Opinion: CA Shouldn't Wait for SCOTUS To Overturn Prop 8

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

The California initiative process is a cop-out. It relieves lawmakers of the responsibility of making the difficult decisions they were sent to Sacramento to make, and it leaves the public holding the bag containing the really tough questions.

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Opinion: Why No Work Should Equal No Pay for Congress and the President

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

'No Budget, No Pay' proposes that Congress wouldn't get paid if they didn't pass the budget and the 13 appropriations bills on time, by Sept. 30, each year.

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Opinion: 'Baby-Step' Recovery Shows Government Can, Should do More

Monday, February 06, 2012

Economic recovery is coming about without sweeping action from Washington. But little decisions along the way are helping, and bigger ones could do even more.

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Opinion: The GOP Needs to Evolve on Immigration - I Did

Friday, February 03, 2012

The GOP should talk more about that kind of entrepreneurship and acknowledge illegal immigrants who manage to hold down jobs and contribute to Uncle Sam.

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Opinion: GOP Should Worry About the Moguls Endorsing Their Candidates

Friday, February 03, 2012

You’d think that Republican voters would be concerned about Gingrich’s connections to the sinful Las Vegas gambling industry. Or Mitt Romney's endorsement from the guy who's catch phrase is "You're Fired!" But they sure don't seem to be.

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Opinion: Standing Up to Bullies and the Fight for Women's Health

Friday, February 03, 2012

The Susan G. Komen foundation gave into a bully—the radical right, which is continuing its assault on women's health and its obsessive crusade to destroy Planned Parenthood.

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Opinion: Occupy Oakland Another Black Eye for the 99 Percent

Thursday, February 02, 2012

The leftist ideological positioning does not necessarily align the Occupy Oakland movement with violent anarchistic factions, but so far they've allowed them to take the banner and run with it.

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Opinion: It's Groundhog Day for Mitt and Newt

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Phil Connors was also tricked into thinking he'd escaped at least once.  But after Mitt Romney won Iowa, he were criticized for it being too close.  Then he won New Hampshire…and the story changed to him losing Iowa.

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