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To what extent is Donald Trump a surrogate of Vladimir Putin?

Just before the Republican National Convention, the Republican party released their new platform for 2016. The New York Times called it “the most extreme Republican platform in memory.” Among other things, according to the Times, this new platform outlined positions “making no exceptions for rape or women’s health in cases of abortion; requiring the Bible […]

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Agenda 21… Are America’s city planners in on the United Nations plot to enslave us, and force us onto bicycles?

There’s only one thing people on the far right hate more than the United Nations, and that’s the United Nations setting international guidelines for sustainable development. I learned this a few days ago, while listening to a special episode of Glenn Beck’s radio program about a secret UN initiative to deal with the looming threats […]

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MoveOn joins the fight to protect domestic partner benefits at Michigan universities

Remember how I was telling you a little while ago that an amendment was added to an education spending bill by Republicans in the Michigan House that would penalize universities that offer benefits to the domestic partners of their employees? Well, the folks at MoveOn have taken notice, and they’ve begun organizing, in hopes of […]

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New business idea #137: the communications enabled pregnancy test

I know the Republicans claim to be all about slashing the budget right now, but I suspect they could find a few million dollars to fund this initiative of mine.

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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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