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Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010

Republicans back away from 9/11 first responders

To understand the depths of shame and cynicism in the partisan stalling of health legislation for 9/11 first responders, it is only necessary to recall how eagerly Republican politicians once rushed to identify themselves with New York City's finest and bravest. Nothing was easier, during the months and years that followed the terror attacks of September 2001, than to...
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010

Republicans want to deny Muslims their right to religious freedom

No recent controversy has so plainly revealed the hollow values of the American right than the effort to prevent the construction of a community center in Lower Manhattan because it will include a mosque. Arguments in opposition range from a professed concern for the sensitivities of the Sept. 11 victims...