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Howard Dean on his 2004 run for President: “We were really running against the Democratic party… The Democratic party was becoming increasingly what we would now call corporatist. They’d given up. They just weren’t fighting for a better country.”

A few days ago, at the Netroots Nation conference, I had the good fortune to catch a session with former presidential candidate, and progressive standard bearer, Howard Dean. Following is the first of three videos I hope to post over the coming weeks, accompanied by my quick attempt at transcription. In this clip, you’ll hear […]

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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Heidi Jugenitz

A few days ago I was introduced to a young woman by the name of Heidi Jugenitz. She, I’d been told by a mutual friend, was new in town, and, having read my blog, wanted to ask me a few questions. We talked briefly, and I asked if I could follow up with a few […]

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Good thing for Pete Hoekstra, I guess they allow race-baiting political attack ads during the Super Bowl

The following ad, paid for by Pete Hoekstra’s Senate campaign, apparently aired during tonight’s Super Bowl. Here’s what the Asian woman in the ad said, in case you missed it: “Debbie spends so much American money, you borrow more and more, from us. Your economy get very weak, ours get very good. We take your […]

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Obama takes on Trump and the Birthers at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Speaking of Trump, did you know that, in 1989, he spent $85,000 on ads calling for the death penalty for 14 year old boy who was later exonerated of the crime? And then there’s the fact that he’s been lying about how he avoided military service during the Vietnam War.

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alan lomax: better off dead

Maybe western culture does deserve to be taken out back and shot.

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