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19November

Sustainable Keystone XL

Who says Keystone XL isn’t a sustainable, renewable project?  Just ask Tar Sands Timmy . . . and Senator (for now) Mary Landrieu.  Now that “jobs” claims have been debunked and US domestic oil production is booming, the Keystone XL pipeline project has morphed into primarily a political symbol.
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12November

The Screw You Strategy

Humans are a little hard to figure out sometimes, and that makes for an interesting Democracy.  Congressional Republicans just finished a successful campaign that focused on not being Obama.  Forget about the issues and actually having a platform, the party of We’re-Not-Obama came out on top.
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05November

The Last Campaign Ad Ever

Even before the big loss for the Democrats, we had all lost.  The money pouring into politics from Super PACs and shady political “nonprofit” organizations was stealing Democracy from you and me.  Financial contributions from individual voters is being eclipsed by the big bucks pouring in from far fewer big-money sources.
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29October

Gamergate Wants You!

Do you ever get the feeling that news stories are extensions of high school spats?  First Sarah Palin’s family was brawling at a party, now a boyfriend-gone-bitter sparked an online flamewar unlike any other.  The Gamergate story would be very silly if it didn’t involve threats of violence against women, bomb threats, mass shooting threats and egregious invasions of privacy.
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22October

Ebola Buddy

Now that politicians and pundits are using Ebola to score political points, it seems only natural for Ebola Buddy to be a vice presidential candidate, or at very least a trusted political consultant.  (Never mind that thousands are dying in West Africa and you should donate to Doctors Without Borders right now.)
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