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Disgrace – Obama’s position on marriage equality

Richard Just (Nation – “Disgrace: Obama’s increasingly absurd gay marriage position“) draws some interesting parallels between Woodrow Wilson’s weak stand on women’s suffrage and Obama’s weak position on same-sex marriage equality: In the fall of 1912, as his campaign for

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Salon’s Election 2008 analysis of Clinton and other democrats

Salon’s interesting article “The Hillary Juggernaut” gives some strong reasons why Clinton will be the democratic candidate to beat in 2008: But otherwise, you will face in Hillary the most formidable presidential front-runner in modern political history. (And, yes, I

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Buy Blue Local

Buyblue.org is setting up local chapters to help gather data and spread information on Democrat friendly local businesses. You can contact them if you are interested in setting up a buy blue local group in your area.

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The Coming of the Third Reich

I started reading The Coming of the Third Reich by Richard J. Evans a few weeks ago. It’s profoundly disturbing, not just as a work of history but as a harbinger of ill omen surrounding the current political situation in

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Democrats no longer allowed to ask questions

Via the Washington Post, here’s something you should be seeing more prominently discussed in the news: The Bush White House, irritated by pesky questions from congressional Democrats about how the administration is using taxpayer money, has developed an efficient solution:

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