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Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The frustration all of us feel over the failure of politics to serve the public good is multiplied when one party or the other seems to have adequate control to do just about anything it wants. At the national level, with Democrats in control of both houses of Congress and the presidency, many of us were appalled to see how difficult it still was to accomplish long-held...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Big Oil funds tax rallies and global warming deniers

It’s tax time again, which means that anti-tax protesters will gather at the state Capitol and denounce government spending. But tax season 2010 will have one new element: the appearance of the Tea Party Express II, a bus-load of anti-government protesters crisscrossing the country to spread their message. The Tea Party Express...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
It’s been years since the so-called “liberal” media could be accused of failing to sufficiently publicize the views of the extreme right. Labeling the media “liberal,” a political tactic by conservatives, worked like a charm. Newspapers everywhere scurried to add right-wing columnists, the more troglodytic the better. Television crews were sent to town hall meetings on health care to film the most shril...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, during troubled economic times such as right here, right now, I know there’s a boatload of American citizens who desperately need whatever assistance our beleaguered states and federal US-focking-A government can pony up. (Tea partiers, be damned. How ’bout you go spend a couple, three years down...
Monday, April 20, 2009

Republicans still offer nothing new

If conservative leaders no longer even try to offer serious solutions to national problems, nobody should underestimate their capacity or their will to mobilize angry Americans. Behind the April 15 "tea parties" rallying against President Barack Obama's economic program-promoted as a new phenomenon by Fox News Channel and right-wing bloggers-stands a phalanx of Republicans whose ideology...

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