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Obama is right: Paul Ryan’s budget is a ‘stinkburger’

Paul Ryan’s yearly Misanthropic Paroxysm, otherwise known as the Ryan Budget Proposal, would be laughable for its sophistry if it didn’t simply stink of Dickensian mean-spiritedness. To back up his budget proposal with scholarly data, Rep. Ryan spearheaded the publication […]

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Obama is right: Paul Ryan’s budget is a ‘stinkburger’

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Paul Ryan’s yearly Misanthropic Paroxysm, otherwise known as the Ryan Budget Proposal, would be laughable for its sophistry if it didn’t simply stink of Dickensian mean-spiritedness. To back up his budget proposal with scholarly data, Rep. Ryan spearheaded the publication […]

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Florida Democrats: Welcome Charlie Crist into your hearts

I remember when I first heard the name Charlie Crist in the summer of 2006. I had started paying close attention to politics in the months leading up to the

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Glenn Greenwald’s convenient priorities

Just on the facts, Greenwald's tweet is both wrong and misleading. A majority of liberals oppose the NSA's surveillance. A majority of Democrats support reductions in military spending, in

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Elections 2014: We don’t know much

Speculation about the 2014 elections was already rolling out before the 2012 elections, but it appears to have already begun in earnest. Your correspondent, as you may recall, has

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Ted Nugent is a disgrace to the GOP

(Palin likes Ted. Says a lot doesn't it? (Public Domain) Sometimes in politics, it isn’t who wins the vote but who loses. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri brilliantly saw

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Cuba still off-limits to most American tourists

Will 2014 be the year Washington finally takes Cuba off the State Department list of “terrorist-supporting states” which also includes Iran, Sudan and Syria? Possibly, say veteran Cuba watchers — but

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State of the Union: Barack Obama and his haters

For my money, John Zogby is simply the best national pollster and political analyst in America. Through four presidential election cycles (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012) I consulted his

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Barack Obama’s not so terrible year

Take Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations and add the Obamacare launch fiasco, which it assuredly was and the lesson is clear, 2013 was not a poster year for Barack Obama.

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Marijuana drug laws: Remedy worse than the problem?

(This is the first column of a two-part series on the War on Drugs.) Tuesday before Thanksgiving in 2008, my ex-wife called to inform me that our 17 year old

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Drones: ‘Obama is at war with the rule of law’

Two law professors, Jonathan Turley and Gregory McNeal debated Wednesday at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore over the use of  United States drones. Turley argued that  “President Barack Obama is

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