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It’s encouraging that the universally recognized corrupt Republican presidencies of Harding and Nixon both ended badly. Perhaps the corrupt Trump presidency will, too. Read more

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Retiring The White Stripes certainly hasn't hurt Jack White's brand any. With his many side bands and more recently his solo ventures the singer/guitarist has continued to enjoy the kind of "rock legend in progress" cache otherwise reserved almost.. Read more

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When the people lead, eventually their leaders will follow. That even includes leaders like sanctimonious Supreme Court justices who expect their small-minded prejudices to be treated as the last word on the law. Read more

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Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is taking a beating from fact-checkers, who have had to work overtime to try to verify the claims he made last week when accepting the nomination for vice president at the Republican National Convention... Read more

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By naming Paul Ryan as the Republican vice presidential nominee, Mitt Romney has endorsed... Read more

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The first time I saw presidential candidate Barack Obama in Milwaukee... Read more

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This week, Republicans on Capitol Hill opened yet another front in their continuous sniping against the Obama... Read more

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For everyone who originally supported the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan to oust the Taliban, the question today... Read more

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Seeking applause from a right-wing audience in Michigan, Mitt Romney vowed: "I will cut spending... Read more

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The Theatre Communication Group’s Free Night Of Theatre offers potential theatergoers all over the country to see live performances. This year’s October 14th Free Night offers audiences a chance for those who wouldn’t normally spend money on loc.. Read more


Filmmaker Ross McElwee awakened to a strange dream of immense prehistoric plants, the air humid with their heat. He decided the leaves were tobacco; his wife added that the dream meant he missed his Southern home, especially those old tobacco fie.. Read more

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The national madness known as "McCarthyism" began 60 years ago in Wheeling, W.V., when Joseph R. McCarthy held up a scrap of paper that supposedly listed the names of 57 State Department officials he said were actually Communists and traito... Read more

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When the barn is on fire, the bold will take action to douse the blaze, and the useless Viva la difference ,Left and Right Read more

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It is not an oversimplification to state that this financial crisis began, both in time that ,Left and Right Read more

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I don’t know what his beefis,” President George W. Bush told a reporter after an Iraqi journalisthurled a shoe at him and yelled “This is your farewell kiss, you dog!”during a ,News Features Read more

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Last week, only one senator failedto vote on a bill that would prevent pay cuts for doctors who take careof 44 million Medicare patients—older Americans, those withdisabilities and military families. Thelone senator was not Sen. E... Read more

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The country may be runningout the clock on the Bush administration, but impeachment advocates arehoping that President George W. Bush leaves office sooner than Jan. 1,2009. Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced 35 articles ofimpeachment in ... Read more

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Now that George Bush’s economic policies have finally put the country on the brink o What’s your take? Write: ,Taking Liberties Read more

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