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March 8, 2011

Gulf Coast oil spill redux

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Obama is but a spectator to the events in Libya, waiting, as Christopher Dickey writes, for the inevitable slaughter of scores of civilians to act. Once that happens then Western leaders may actually feel they have enough political cover to get [...]

‘Chris Christie’s Newark,’ anyone?

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The petulant womanchild takes a jab at the right’s newest darling: “With all due respect to Gov. Christie, you know, he has no choice but to cut budgets because he’s broke, his state is broke. What courage really is, is in the face [...]

How to fix the American political system

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Watching too much cable news has convinced me all we need to do is banish George Soros and the Koch Brothers to Guantanamo Bay and everything will be fine. By the way, I’m getting a little sick of the Wisconsin story — the [...]