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Justin Krebs

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Opinion: An Obama-Clinton Ticket? Won't Happen - But These Things Might

Friday, December 30, 2011

Obama and Clinton work well together, and it would reinvigorate a certain type of Democratic voter who had been skeptical ever since Obama took the primary prize in '08.  But it creates as many problems for the President as it solves.

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Opinion: Will the GOP's Standard on Faith Trip up Romney?

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

There are many of us who don't care about a candidate's faith at all and are uncomfortable basing our views of a candidate on his involvement with his church.

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Opinion: Occupy Pop Culture

Monday, December 26, 2011

However much Occupy Wall Street doesn't want to be co-opted - by pop culture, commercialism or even other progressive institutions - it isn't stopping the culture-at-large from embracing the images and spirit of the movement.

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Opinion: Tax Standoff Caps John Boehner's Terrible Year

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Boehner must be realizing now that what keeps his caucus happy is very different than what keeps voters back home happy.

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Opinion: Iraq War is Over, Far Too Late

Monday, December 19, 2011

We were confronted by the horrors of Abu Ghraib, a stain on our national honor and international reputation. We concealed the costs of war on separate balance sheets, and every effort by those in Congress to escape this quagmire was met with accusations of not supporting the troops.

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Opinion: Tonight's Debate is Ron Paul's Moment

Thursday, December 15, 2011

If voters can briefly look past Bachmann's inexperience, Perry's ineptitude and Gingrich's infidelities, why not give Paul a second glance?

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Opinion: What Obama Can Learn from Cuomo on Raising Taxes

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo proved something last week: it's possible to get Republicans to support revenue increases. Can President Obama do the same?

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Opinion: Romney, Gingrich and the French Connection

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

After months - if not years - of anti-intellectual, willfully isolationist, science-skeptical positioning, they've found themselves with two front-runners who are just a little too worldly.

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Opinion: From Occupying a Park to Occupying Debate

Friday, December 02, 2011

More than two weeks have passed since Occupy Wall Street's flagship encampment was cleared from Zuccotti Park.  Part of me misses the 24-hour spectacle of signs, songs, debates, tarps and kitchen queues.  Through the fall, I planned my schedule to include visits to lower Manhattan, knowing I would always find ...

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Opinion: Governor 1% & The Rise of the Millionaires Tax

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Governor Cuomo has run a savvy administration. He knows the least he can do to keep liberals satisfied and focuses on keeping conservatives in the room, a balance that has led to success in Albany and popularity around the state. What happens, though, if he loses his grip on progressives ...

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Opinion: Huntsman's Failure Shows GOP's Extremism Problem

Saturday, November 26, 2011

It’s only a matter of time before it’s Rick Santorum’s turn.

Why not? Why shouldn’t Rick get his moment at the head of the GOP pack? The merry-go-round of candidates who have shared the top spot alongside Mitt Romney has now stopped on Newt Gingrich, but can’t last for long. ...

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Opinion: The Return of Candidate Clinton?

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

She was bested in the last presidential primary for reasons that won't disappear: an entrenched team with a lethargic approach, high negatives in areas of the country, and just too much fatigue around her mystique. She's not angling to push out the president, the op-ed aspirations of a few admirers notwithstanding.

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Opinion: Voters Need to Hold 'Not So Super Committee' Accountable

Friday, November 18, 2011

If this likely trajectory plays out, the nine percent of Americans who approve of the job Congress is doing may need to reconsider. Congress backed itself into a corner and then set a booby trap it can't defuse.

-Justin Krebs

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Opinion: Newt's Comeback Shows How Lame the GOP Has Become

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Details and facts have never stood in the way of Professor Gingrich, whose rambling lectures can't be slowed down by accuracy.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Opinion: Bloomberg's Removal of OWS will Galvanize Occupy Everywhere

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

If the mayor had just let time pass, OWS would have inherently changed, and the presence in the park would have diminished. The cold weather would mean a smaller, more intense and likely more radical crew would have remained. Instead, the mayor has thrown fuel on the fire.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Opinion: GOP Debate Showed Breathtaking Lack of Solutions

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Frustratingly for the Republicans - and for the American people - while they know the economy is the problem, they just don't know a solution.

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Opinion: Ohio Collective Bargaining Victory Shows Tea Party's Overreach

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Demonizing teachers, police officers and firefighters turned off the public. Attacking collective bargaining just seemed un-American. And dealing with a national jobs deficit by attacking those who work for a living wasn't a winning strategy.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Opinion: In Last Night's Debate, Mitt Show Kills Hermentum, Shuts Down Perry

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

In last night's Republican Debate, which we all anticipated would shine a bright light on Cain - the latest to surge in the ABR (Anyone But Romney) race - Romney took center stage.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Opinion: Dems Must Take Up the 99 Percent's Cry

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Many Republicans never claimed to speak for the Tea Party, but tailored their message to resonate with Tea Party themes. Progressive elected officials can do the same with the passion coming out of Wall Street.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Opinion: Clean up Occupy Wall Street Another Victory for the 99 %

Saturday, October 15, 2011

The people who stepped out of their comfort zones on a rainy Friday morning saw that they could have impact. Their presence helped their fellow New Yorkers, their courage and idealism furthered a cause they had followed online.

              -Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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