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Quick Judgement

Something may be amiss immediately blaming Syrian government for Sarin gas attack By Dave Lefcourt/OpEdNews/April 5, 2017 Here we go again. The horrific sarin gas attack in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib Province, Syria on Monday killing a reported 58 people including … Continue reading

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Game Over for Democrats?

By Mike Whitney/ Counterpunch/ January 27, 2017 In 2008, the American people overwhelmingly voted for “change” in Washington. They never got it. Hence, Trump. To pretend that there’s not a straight line connecting the failed policies of Barack Obama and the … Continue reading

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Lessons to Learn

Trump’s Three Enablers by Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ November 6, 2016   Even if he loses (and I believe he will), Donald Trump has done incalculable damage to America – eroding the trust and social cohesion the nation depends on.   … Continue reading

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My California Primary Night Favorite Dream

The future as I’d like to envision it……. Donald Trump continues to self-destruct –as he surely will–and takes down the Republican Party with him. Hillary Clinton and Vice-President Bernie Sanders win the presidential election over Trump and VP Ted Cruz … Continue reading

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DEMOCRACY IS DEAD

The Graveyard of the Elites by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 28, 2016    Supporters hold campaign signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally near Atlanta. (Olya Steckel / Shutterstock) Power elites, blinded by hubris, intoxicated by absolute power, unable … Continue reading

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Vote Bernie!

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It Must Happen Here

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 1, 2015 PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, … Continue reading

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HOW SOON IS IT COMING?

Our Invisible Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 28, 2013 Shuttershock “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: The Cost of Hypercapitalism

by Jonathan Tasini/ Playboy/ October 17, 2013 At a time when politicians—particularly members of Congress—are almost universally reviled and blind partisanship seems to dictate the fate of every piece of legislation, one U.S. senator stands out as a unique voice. Bernie … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney Wins Twice–Until He Doesn’t

by Arlen Grossman All last week I kept hearing “Mitt Romney is the only non-incumbent GOP candidate for president to have ever won both Iowa and New Hampshire.” We’ll give him the January 10 New Hampshire victory. He did well … Continue reading

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