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Our Hypocrisy is Not Like Theirs, Part 16 (but who’s counting?)

As most people who follow the news even a little bit know by now, the Republicans managed to twist arms and make deals to such an extent that they got 51 of their members to vote for it at 2:00 … Continue reading

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Why ‘Trickle Down’ Doesn’t Work

Some of you, those of you who are old enough to have lived through the Reagan Administration, will remember ‘trickle down’ economics. That was the notion that tax cuts for corporations and businesses (and also the wealthy) would create economic … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is Not Like Theirs, Part 15: The Deficit

Loyal readers of the Blog will have noticed that I haven’t posted anything in weeks. Honestly, in this day and age, I don’t really know what to say anymore. We are living in such an alternate reality at this moment … Continue reading

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It’s not about the Racism, it’s about the Narcissim

At yesterday’s news conference the real and unscripted Donald Trump came out and said what he really believed. As anyone who has observed Trump even a little bit should know by now, there is no containing Donald Trump. No one … Continue reading

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The problem with Southerners advocating for Confederate monuments

As anybody who follows the news knows, the incident in Charlottesville VA last weekend started with the objection of white supremacists (and some others) to taking down a statute of Robert E. Lee.  Some southerners argue that the confederate flag … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not like Donald Trump’s

By now, there has been a chorus of voices criticizing Donald Trump for his reaction to the events in Charlottesville Virginia. In case you don’t know, Charlottesville is the city in which the main campus of the University of Virginia, … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs, Part 14

As loyal readers of the blog know, I have on occasion published posts in a long-running series entitled “Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs.” Today we’re up to Part 14. I saw a certain kind of irony in the following … Continue reading

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