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the dalai lama effect: the newest weapon of obama disciples

It’s a given that any African-American who dares touch a hair on Obama’s chinny chin chin will inevitably invite vitriolic and painfully uninformed attacks from the black electorate. This is

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more on van jones….

Sometimes people just rock. Sometimes they share your thoughts but go deeper and peel off a few more layers, explore the corners and crevices of the whole thing. This comes

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i’ll explain why van jones is wrong

  From my Atlanta Post article published today:   Van Jones’ call to action – that we are responsible for our own governance – is weak. It’s weak because it

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Afghanistan troop reduction: if you can’t do math, you can’t do politics

Posted by a friend on Facebook (Notice I didn’t say “posted by a Facebook friend” because a Facebook friend may not necessarily be a real flesh and blood friend.. but

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what breitbart tells us about breitbart

While we’re all (still) discussing Rep. Weiner’s departure from Congress, we should take a moment to peel back the layers of how he was caught and who was involved. Let’s

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why rep. weiner should stay a member of congress

Oh good grief already! By now we all know that Weiner tweeted his wanker, and although I initially got a hearty chuckle from the mistweet, I’m over it.  You should

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melissa harris perry: thoughts on spooks and doors

Just when I thought we were getting down to business, putting the alleged assassination of Osama bin Laden behind us,  putting the American people back to work, and maybe even

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our law school professor president

For those who don’t believe that President Obama has veered far and away from his campaign persona, read what he said with regard to Bradley Manning’s detention at Quantico: “I

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more than words

When you hear empty talking heads reference the far left wing, just remember that there isn’t one in this country. And when you hear references to the far right, just

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the danger in deification

A recent biography of Gandhi is much less flattering than the status quo representation of the man who created the prototype for the Civil Rights Movement.  According to the biography

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