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Progressive and Democrats of America, REJOICE!

I know what you guys are thinking. What has he been smoking? No, it’s true. The Republican take-over of the Senate is the best thing that could happen for progressives as we look towards 2016. Why? Because the Republicans will … Continue reading

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Israel and the Gaza Strip

Over the next week we’re probably going to be focusing a lot of attention on who shot down the Malaysian jetliner in the Russian-Ukraine conflict. But the even more devastating event, in a sense, is the renewal of active conflict … Continue reading

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About the Marathon

I’ve loved the marathon since back when I was in high school, back in the days when Bill Rogers was winning three straight and Joan Benoit Samuelson was a reasonably local hero. We would go up to Route 16 by … Continue reading

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Citizens United and McCutcheon

(Or why these cases are two of the worst ever decided  by the Supreme Court) In the last couple of years the Supreme Court of the United States has decided two cases which have essentially eviscerated the campaign finance law, … Continue reading

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Why Employers Shouldn’t Provide our Health Insurance

If you want to know why it’s not a good idea for us to get our health insurance through our employers, look no further than Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, the case that was argued yesterday before the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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One of us is an Alcoholic, the other one a Codependent

In the showdown between the Teaparty-controlled Republicans and Democrats, one of us is an Alcoholic and the other one a Codependent.  The Republicans have to stop drinking.  We’ve been their Codependent since probably Reagan’s time, but certainly since 9/11.  Basically, … Continue reading

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Paganism, meet Jesus Christ

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