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Anti-science Republicans and their vision for the future of America

A few days ago, I was jumping around the web, reading the news, when a comment that someone had left after an article caught my attention. A woman had asked what the Republican endgame was. She wanted to know where, if we stopped resisting and allowed them to lead us, the Republicans would take us. […]

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The real threat, and the art of distraction

As much as 2.52 million gallons of crude oil may be gushing into the Gulf each day, and, despite the claims of global climate change deniers, 2010 is shaping up to be the hottest year in recorded history. We are literally destroying our planet. The polar ice caps are melting, sea life is dying, species […]

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Dreamland Tonight mayoral debate practice

There’s tons that I want to write about tonight, like the Republican Congressman from Texas who apologized to BP’s Tony Hayward today, but I’ve got too much to do to get ready for tomorrow night’s mayoral debate. Speaking of which, here’s a little piece of video, shot earlier this evening, of the Dreamland Tonight crew […]

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Obama misses opportunity to lead on energy independence

Here, because it’s easier to cut and paste than write something myself, is a clip from Jason Linkins: …I am really not entirely sure what the point to this Oval Office address was! Were you looking for something that resembled a fully-realized action plan, describing a detailed approach to containment and clean up? Or perhaps […]

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Obama needs to lead us to energy independence by the end of the decade

Joe Scarborough, this morning on MSNBC, challenged Barack Obama to be aggressive on alternative energy in his address to the nation tomorrow night. Like me, Scarborough wants Obama to channel the spirit of John F. Kennedy, who in 1961 announced that we’d put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, and […]

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