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John Stossel’s Presidential debate

In searching around online for video of tonight’s Republican debate, I stumbled across this disturbing piece of footage from Fox News. The guy on the right is Gary Johnson, who, if you can believe it, is probably one of the more legitimate candidates in the Republican field. You won’t see him in tonight’s Republican debate, […]

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Germany considers the implementation of Integration Contract

While, as a good ACLU member, the thought of having to sign something like a loyalty oath makes me want to recoil in horror, I think there might be some merit to this new program that they’re considering in Germany. Given the current difficulty they’re having in assimilating immigrants, they’re considering the use of an […]

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Tea-Baggers Gone Wild: taking back healthcare town halls

Every year at this time, when Congress goes into recess, our elected officials travel back to their home districts and engage their constituents. And, this year, as you can imagine, most of them are talking primarily about healthcare reform. The problem is, Republican operatives have made it their mission to disrupt such town hall meetings, […]

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