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Opinion: Romney Scrambles to Be Obama-lite on Foreign Policy

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

After the debate, Romney's spin masters, including former Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman, had a very difficult time after the debate explaining how Romney's foreign policy would be different from Barack Obama's.

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Opinion: Free Jill Stein, Third Parties

Monday, October 22, 2012

Perspectives that would enlarge our political discussion are blocked from entreating mainstream discourse. When they can't be laughed off, casually dismissed or simply ignored, they get suppressed by police tactics that both major parties condone.

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Opinion: I'm Tired of this Cynical, Lie-Filled Election. Aren't You?

Friday, October 19, 2012

Both sides call the other liars, and they're both right.

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Meme Patrol: Buying Mitt's Ladybinders on Amazon

Thursday, October 18, 2012

"As a wife and mother, I LOVE this binder. It keeps me in my place, allows me to get dinner ready on time, AND costs 72 percent of more masculine version!"

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Opinion: Wait, Mitt Romney Really Didn't Know any Smart Women?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

It says something about the guy and his attitude towards women when you consider that even his self-generated, wishful-thinking scenarios seem completely outdated.

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Opinion: You Might Not Like it, But at Least Obama Has a Real Economic Plan

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

By contrast, if you elect Romney, you have no idea what you're going to get.

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Opinion: In all Four Critical Ways, Obama Won the Town Hall Debate

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The second Presidential debate was a very animated event. The wireless mike walk around format allowed both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama to get close to voters as they asked questions and also got into each other’s space and face. Town Hall meetings are not supposed to be “mano a ...

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Opinion: Supreme Court Takes on Controversial AZ Voter ID Law

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The justices are considering whether the state can require proof of citizenship when people register to vote.

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Opinion: Obama Needs to Pop His Own Bubble in Second Debate

Monday, October 15, 2012

We need him to tell us, his bosses, how he's been doing at his job.

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Opinion: How Obama Can Turn the Libya Conversation Around

Monday, October 15, 2012

By not changing the narrative of the attack against the US consulate in Benghazi the Democrats have shown remarkable political naïveté and disorganization.

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Opinion: On Banks and Foreign Policy, Ron Paul is Right

Monday, October 15, 2012

It’s a pity the mainstream media and the leadership of both big parties cast ideas such as Paul’s and Nader’s as having come from of the lunatic fringe.

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Opinion: Martha Raddatz Wins Lively Debate in a Landslide

Friday, October 12, 2012

Anyone who thought that debates were, well, boring was proven wrong. That’s good for civic engagement, for getting the next generation excited and involved in politics.

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Opinion: The Real Reason Ryan Was the Empty Suit in the Veep Debate

Friday, October 12, 2012

Let's remember that Ryan was weak not only because he was backing away from a Biden onslaught, but because he was backing away from his own ideas.

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Opinion: Too Tired to Talk About Affirmative Action

Thursday, October 11, 2012

I am tired of explaining why it is  still necessary in the 21st Century. I am tired of the  divisiveness of the discussion. I am tired of having to justify my  place at the table. Just tired. 

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Opinion: Why Big Bird Matters

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sesame Street - and other PBS programming - helps children understand and embrace differences among people.

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Opinion: After Loose Airplane Seats and Salmonella, Why isn't Deregulation a 2012 Issue?

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

It’s daunting and depressing not to see more storytelling in this election campaign of the tragedies of not having robust and sufficient regulation of services and products

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Opinion: Voter ID Laws Saw a Setback this Week, But the War Rages On

Friday, October 05, 2012

Pennsylvania just bought itself some time to fully litigate the effects of this law without the pressure of a national election hanging in the balance.

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Opinion: Unemployment Report Means Romney's New Problem Number is the 8%

Friday, October 05, 2012

This rate is one indicator that the central tenet of Romney's campaign -- that Obama's not on the right direction -- is wrong.

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Opinion: So What? It Doesn't Matter that Obama Lost the First Debate

Thursday, October 04, 2012

in the average election year, you can accurately predict where the race will stand after the debates by knowing the state of the race before the debates.

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Opinion: Cutting Funding to Arts isn't Good Business

Thursday, October 04, 2012

I can turn on the TV, watch Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, or I can drive over to the federally subsidized Kennedy Center and watch Dr. Lonnie Smith crush it on the Hammond organ with his trio.

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