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“Grab ’em by the pussy” …my thoughts on the hot mic confession of sexual assault that may change the course of human history

Earlier this summer, we talked here on the site about the possibility that Trump might have a Dead Zone moment – a moment in which, in front of the entire nation, he would reveal to us something so absolutely shocking about himself that we could not help but to turn away collectively in disgust, once […]

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The Koch brothers, their plans for the public utilities of Wisconsin, and whether Michigan might be next

By now you’ve probably heard that Wisconsin’s union-busing governor, Scott Walker, got fooled into taking a call with a degenerate blogger posing as conservative billionaire activist David Koch. The call, which can be heard in its entirety on the Buffalo Beast website, is interesting for a few reasons. First, Walker confesses to having thought about […]

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Happy anniversary Citizens United, here’s our country on a silver platter

It’s been exactly a year since our Supreme Court, in a controversial 5-4 decision, ruled that corporate spending on political campaigns needed to be protected as though it were the free speech of an American citizen. The decision in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case has, among other things, made it unconstitutional to […]

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Will Obama lose his base?

Prevailing wisdom seems to be that Obama doesn’t need to garner the favor of his progressive base. Those of us on the left, it’s thought, will vote for the President regardless, as we know there aren’t viable alternatives that are any better. All he needs to worry about, according to those who study such things, […]

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Obstruction 2.0

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell came out yesterday, and said that his top priority, now that his party has retaken Congress, is the defeat of Barack Obama in 2012. It’s amazing to me that with unemployment over 10% and our men and women still dying in Afghanistan that the defeat of our elected President, Barack […]

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