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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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Is it Really True that Anyone can be Speaker of the House?

There has been mention in the news lately – as the Republicans search desperately for someone who actually wants to be Speaker of their House – that you don’t actually have to be a member of Congress to be the … Continue reading

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Is Nixon’s “Southern Strategy” finally undoing today’s Republican Party?

The Nation had an interesting piece in its online magazine, published on October 12, entitled “Why Today’s GOP Crackup is the Final Unraveling of Nixon’s ‘Southern Strategy’.” I have previously argued (1) that the Republican Party has drunk too much … Continue reading

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