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Republican Blowout, But No Conservative Mandate

The best take on yesterday’s election that I’ve found thus far came from the folks at Think Progress. Here’s what they had to say: Riding a wave of discontent, Republicans overtook the House of Representatives by great numbers, but foundered in the U.S. Senate, where the media spotlight on Tea Party candidates like Sharron Angle […]

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Meg Whitman endorses her opponent, Jerry Brown, for Governor of California

Isn’t that the most brilliant thing ever? And I’m not sure why, as she doesn’t look or sound anything like Edith Massey, but, after watching a few clips of Meg Whitman this evening, I found myself thinking of that great actress from Baltimore, and scouring the internet for film clips of her in action. I’m […]

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Billionaires stepping up, acknowledging their good fortune, and doing what’s right

Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett have challenged their fellow American billionaires to pledge at least half of their net worth to charity, either in their lifetimes or at their death. And, always one to lead by example, Warren Buffet today announced that he would be donating all but 1% of his wealth. Following […]

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