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03December

Who Killed Michael Brown?

It seems that everyone but Darren Wilson is responsible for the death of Michael Brown.  It’s Michael Brown’s fault, black-on-black violence is at fault, it’s a culture of disrespect and lawbreaking that’s at fault, take your pick.  Perhaps the best spew of logic came from Rudy Giuliani, who essentially said, if you black people didn’t kill yourselves so much we wouldn’t have to send so many white cops down there to kill you as well.
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26November

Congressional Turkeys

It’s time to take a break from the current stream of depressing news and give thanks for turkeys you may know and love . . . or know and despise.  What better place to turn for some buffoonery than the newly elected and reshuffled Congress.  (Don’t worry, I’ll keep focusing on issues of race, guns and justice, but Thanksgiving is a good time to take a short breather.)
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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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