Tag Archives: Huffington Post

You Will Never Get Your Country Back

By Michael Starr Hopkins/ HuffPost/ July 6, 2017 I have spent much of my time writing for this publication talking about how complicated our politics are. Talking about the dangers of failing to acknowledge our complicated history and the need … Continue reading

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Wall Street Giants

Eric Holder Admits Some Banks Are Just Too Big To Prosecute  By Mark Gongloff/ Huffington Post/ March 6, 2013 When the Attorney General of the United States admits some banks are simply too big to prosecute, it might be time … Continue reading

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Has Washington Souled Out?

THE SOUL OF AMERICA By Bernie Sanders/ Huffington Post/ January 9, 2013 Despite such terminology as “fiscal cliff” and “debt ceiling,” the great debate taking place in Washington now has relatively little to do with financial issues. It is all … Continue reading

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Best-Case Election Scenario: The Status Quo

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report If you can believe the polls–and in aggregate they are generally accurate–President Barack Obama will likely eke out a narrow victory over his challenger, Mitt Romney. Nervous Democrats certainly hope that will be … Continue reading

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Evolution: “Straight From the Pit of Hell”

And this Congressman is on the House Science Committee (along with Todd Akin)! Georgia GOP Representative Paul Broun: “God’s word is true. I’ve come to understand that. All that stuff I was taught about evolution and embryology and the big … Continue reading

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It’s Cold and Dark Out There……

Political Iceberg Ahead: The Big Money That Is Sinking Democracy by Danny Schechter/ Huffington Post/ May 7, 2012 I keep thinking of that clear April night 100 years ago when the unsinkable HMS Titanic steamed towards New York. It was … Continue reading

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Is It Still Torture If We Do It?

New Bush-Era Torture Memo Released, Raises Questions About What Has Changed And What Hasn’t by Dan Foomkin/ Huffington Post/ April 6, 2012 WASHINGTON — A six-year-old memo from within the George W. Bush administration that came to light this week … Continue reading

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