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jbparfi11
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Hot under the Collar
For the second time in a month, the Northeast is facing a massive snow storm. Thousands of flights have been canceled, and we're looking at well over a foot of snow in many parts of the eastern US. Not only that, but frigid temperatures and wind chill are c...
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The Future of the Right
With this year's elections starting to draw more media attention, more attention has started shifting to the struggles between the establishment GOP and the Tea Party. While the GOP has always been the party with the strongest mutual support of its candidat...
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This is what a REAL cover-up looks like
Warning: This story covers a graphic topic. Read at your own discretion. This is sickening. This should have the world screaming for justice. This needs to be answered. A new report on the fight in Syria has unearthed evidence of what is being called "Indus...
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Benghazi Style
I didn't want to talk about this again, because I see it as a non-issue. I know that it's a big talking point on the conservative side, but I want to point out a few things that I hope will clear the air. The first is that this whole notion that the adminis...
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Something Smells
Freedom Industries, the company that most say is responsible for the chemical spill that has left hundreds of thousands of people in West Virginia without clean drinking water, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Now, this is not because the company has ru...
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MLK: The Principles of Equality
Today is Martin Luther King Day. To me, this holiday has always been about remembering the struggles that minorities have had in this country to attain freedom and equal representation under the law. It is a day to celebrate the triumph of our nation over b...
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The Long View
Politics is all about cycles. Campaign cycles, fundraising cycles, congressional cycles. Things are constantly turning, changing, and moving. As soon as one campaign season is over, people start speculating about the next one. It's a common pastime of many ...
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Budget Politics
It's probably the biggest debate that we have annually in Washington. How much money should we spend? Which programs are worthy of funding, and which aren't? There have been decades worth of fighting over earmarks/pork-barrel spending/pet projects/campaign ...
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Getting our Voices Back
You may remember a big story that kept cropping up during the last campaign cycle. It had to do with new laws requiring voters in some states to show a state-issued photo ID before voting. The concern from many people, myself included, was that these laws n...
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The Obamacare Religion
The fight over Obamacare reached a new level of insanity today when Glenn Beck (not really known for his logical reasoning to begin with) came out with a new talking point: Obamacare is a religion! Beck's argument is that people are "tithing" to the God of ...
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