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Matt Taibbi writes another great article that will outrage people, and ultimately make no difference

Every time I read a new article by Matt Taibbi, it occurs to me that I should probably stop making blanket statements about the poor state of American investigative journalism. I don’t say it enough, but I’m incredibly thankful that he’s out there, exploring that fertile strip of territory between those cultivated so successfully by […]

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The Democrats should be running on their accomplishments, not hiding from them

Rachel Maddow just did a great job of articulating what a lot of us have been saying for this last month, which is that Democrats should stop allowing their Republican rivals to define them as “big government” Socialists, and actively campaign on their successes in the areas of health care and financial stewardship. Here’s Maddow […]

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Sprouting Populist balls, and going after Wall Street

One good thing to come out of Republican Scott Brown’s election to the Senate a few days ago, is that it seems to have lit a fire under our President. In an abrupt about-face, Obama came out late last week, saying that our unrepentant financial industry had to be reigned in. Distancing himself from Treasury […]

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