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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Class War, what is it good for?

Obama’s jobs plan: Republicans are calling it class warfare, Obama is defending it as simple math. Well I never thought I’d say it, but on this one I might have to side with the Republicans. I know, Paul Ryan’s opposition … Continue reading

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Ace of the Base

“I’m gonna do this! I’m going to run for the United States Senate.” Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign announcement swept over RSS feeds like a hosanna from desperate progressives – redeem us, plainspoken one! She has no disappointed, for within several … Continue reading

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Stirring up a Frenzy of Latino Voters

It is impossible to escape the news nowadays.  Media outlets, bloggers, and pundits argue that while GOP ignores Latinos, the White House is engaged in a desperate e-mail frenzy to reach out to them.  Both Democrats and Republicans take Latinos for granted … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the קפה

I must say, our nation has become rather two faced of late – more blatantly than usual. We apparently stand for freedom and human rights and every other now empty phrase of the American lexicon, yet again contradict ourselves with … Continue reading

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Iran May be More Democratic than the US

Last Wednesday Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sat for an interview with Nicholas Kristof in New York. In that interview the Iranian president affirmed that the United States is not more democratic than Iran. Wait. Before your eyes disappear into your head, let … Continue reading

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A Warrior Emerges for the Middle Class

Last Tuesday, Herald Square was on temporary lockdown. The NYPD, secret service, unmarked vehicles, and police barricades decorated several blocks. That evening, I had the privilege of attending Obama for America’s fall gala dinner at Gotham Hall, where Alicia Keys … Continue reading

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Civilization and Its Discontents

I had to look “civilized” up in the dictionary this week. I had thought this was a word that I had used correctly for years, but after a former Georgia prosecutor used it this week to describe the decision to … Continue reading

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Ronald Regan Got Social Security Reform Right

“This bill demonstrates for all time our nation’s ironclad commitment to Social Security. It assures the elderly that America will always keep the promises made in troubled times a half a century ago.” Ronald Regan said these words during the … Continue reading

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The Battle of Buffett

The fires of our smoldering class war have been re-stoked. President Obama, assorted GOP lawmakers have told us, has initiated the latest pinko uprising by letting it slip that he’ll be pushing for “the Buffett tax.” Paul Ryan et al. … Continue reading

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Much ado about Bachmann: fibs and fiction are all part of the show

Michele Bachmann is in the news again this week, and not surprisingly, she’s got her foot in her mouth. The New York Times devoted a half-page spread of the Friday paper to highlighting Bachmann’s penchant for slip-ups, falsifications and overstatements, … Continue reading

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