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16April

George W. Bush's Art of Legacy

Really?  George W. Bush is having an art show at his presidential library featuring his painted portraits of many of the big important people who he met during his presidency?  Okay, I just couldn't resist this one.  He's capturing emotion!  He's showing Putin's personality!  Look!  He painted a cuddly duck for his grandchild!  (Cartoon not necessary for that one.)  He's trying to paint his way to a nice cuddly legacy.
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09April

United States of John Roberts

First, there was Citizens United.  Now, with the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the McCutcheon case, our nation's campaign finance laws have been "eviscerated," in the words of the dissenting justices.  Cashocracy, here we come!
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02April

Sheldon Adelson's Menagerie

In case you missed it, a number of potential Republican presidential candidates went down to Las Vegas to bow at the feet of Sheldon Adelson, democracy-meddling billionaire extraordinaire.  It was a pretty sorry sight as each of the potential candidates tried to out-Israel and out-tough the other as they vied for Adelson's attention.  (And mustn't forget Sheldon bestowing actual awards for being a "great Zionist" in the past.)
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26March

Religious Liberty for Corporations

After corporations got free speech rights with Citizens United, they're now on their way to getting freedom of religion.  With the "Hobby Lobby" case before the Supreme Court, the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act may fall and corporations may get the freedom to worship.  Corporations are rapidly becoming real, live humans!
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19March

Bestest Friends

You know things have gone a little too far when Dianne Feinstein goes after the CIA.  In case you missed it amidst all the disappearing plane speculation, there is a major CIA vs. Congress story going on right now.
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