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Opinion: What to Watch for in Romney's VEEP Pick

Thursday, August 09, 2012

An “outside the box” choice won't help Romney all that much, but his use of social media to unveil a pick already has.

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Opinion: Why the Internet Hearts Hillary

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Yet now, the woman who has weathered every kind of online attack is experiencing a new pleasure: online celebration.

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Opinion: From Early Voting to Welfare, the Little Things Will Decide 2012

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

From the three extra voting days to food stamps, the Romney and Obama campaigns have made clear that the little things matter.

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Opinion: Crying Wolf on 'Voter Fraud' and Other Dirty GOP Tricks

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

I don’t believe that Maryland Republicans are racist. I truly don’t. They’re just practical. If black voters had a tendency to vote in a manner that pleased the Maryland Republican Party, they would help them get to the polls.

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Opinion: From Gun Control to Paid Sick Leave, Progressives Don't Wait for Washington

Monday, August 06, 2012

Conservatives knew that starting with local victories was a way to build the groundwork for larger legislative successes, which is why ALEC was such a success.

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Opinion: I Support Chick-fil-A Because of the First Amendment

Friday, August 03, 2012

The Chick-fil-a controversy was awkward for me at first because of the two reasons above: I'm a conservative, yes, but I don't like the food and, oh yeah, I'm fine with gay people marrying.

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Opinion: Freedom of Religion? How About Freedom From Religion

Friday, August 03, 2012

It’s hard for me to get really worked up over American policy becoming inconvenient to religious beliefs, particularly when the religious beliefs of others are quite often cheerfully inserted into the lives of Americans.

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Opinion: Olympic Ideals Aren't Political Reality, But We Can Dream

Friday, August 03, 2012

As they compete on the international stage for the highest glory in their chosen fields, they aren't car-bombing each other. There aren't drone attacks among the rival teams. There are no "collateral damages" in their contests.

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Opinion: All Politicians Should Show us Their Finances

Thursday, August 02, 2012

It's no wonder Romney's likeability numbers are staying stubbornly low, and no wonder that Republicans have had so much success using Reid and Pelosi as punching bags.

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Opinion: CNN Forgot How to Cover Politics

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

CNN can win back viewers like me with old-fashioned hard news reporting with great reporters, straight from the world and America’s hot spots.

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Opinion: I'm Over Obama, and Over to the Green Party

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Our two-party system leaves us to conclude that the personnel in office is less important than the system that personnel serves.

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Opinion: DNC Keynote Speaker Selection is All About Messing With Texas

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

It's about as sure a thing that the Lone Star State will go Republican as it is that New York and California will go Democratic.  However, the Democrats are eyeing a much bigger target than Texas in selecting San Antonio's Mayor Julian Castro as the keynote for their Convention.  What's bigger than Texas?  Try the Texas of tomorrow.

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Opinion: Sarah Palin's Beautiful, Socialist Alaska

Monday, July 30, 2012

How can the governor of a state absolutely up to its hips in federal loot and absolutely dependent on said loot claim to want the government out of the lives of her fellow citizens?

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Opinion: Democratic Party Better Late than Never - and the GOP - on Gay Marriage

Monday, July 30, 2012

The Democrats are once again proving that they lag behind their own voters.  But they are also demonstrating that they are still leagues ahead of the Republicans.

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Opinion: Muppets Right to Stand Against Chick-Fil-A Over Gay Marriage

Friday, July 27, 2012

If there's any lesson from every Muppet adventure, it's that you shouldn't underestimate the ability of that goofy crew of lovable misfits to get things done, outsmart the bad guys and save the day. Evidently, the right-wing owners of Chick-fil-A haven't watched enough of Kermit and the gang.

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Opinion: The Frivolous 'Bratz' Lawsuit Tort Reformers Don't Want to Talk About

Friday, July 27, 2012

Tort reform advocates talk a lot about injury cases taking up courts’ valuable time, but say little about how it took seven years to determine exactly where Carter Bryant was sitting when he came up with the idea for "Bratz."

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Opinion: GOP Should Welcome the Spending Cuts They Bargained For

Friday, July 27, 2012

Mandatory spending cuts are on the horizon, and the party of fiscal discipline doesn't do itself any favors by running from them.

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Opinion: The Senate Let Bush Tax Cuts Expire and All We Got Was This Lousy Economy

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb and Independent Joe Lieberman were right to vote against President Obama's political play to allow the tax cuts for those making more than $250,000 a year to expire in a few months.

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Opinion: Big Soda, Good Government and the Nanny State Lie

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Soda drinkers are the victim of concerted efforts to sell them more and more soda without regard to their health.

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Opinion: Lesson from Iowa Shootings: Listen to Law Enforcement on Gun Control

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The story of Gang Lu's 1991 shooting rampage in Iowa shows NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have it right: we need to involve law enforcement officials in the gun control debate.

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