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February 19, 2008, 1:00am

Over these past few weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the public’s disapproval of the democrats in Congress. Americans voted for change in the last election, but today most of the public falsely believe that democrats have only … Read more »

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January 31, 2008, 1:00am

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Regent Wing

January 31, 2008

Aren’t we fortunate? We have wonderful, accomplished candidates vying for the democratic nomination. But, for the first time in our country’s history, we not only have a woman, but a woman who … Read more »

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December 03, 2007, 1:00am

I am reposting this statement that I wrote in 2003, as our country was debating the impending war with Iraq. I hate to say I told you so…

Some Questions to Think About (Before Going to War)… (Originally posted: February Read more »

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November 14, 2007, 1:00am

There are 47 million single women eligible to vote in America. At present, 20 million of these women are not voting. Think about that for a moment: That’s a lot of people. That’s a lot of power. Imagine what could … Read more »

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November 12, 2007, 1:00am

This week, a landmark House Resolution (H RES 799) calling for the investigation by the House Judiciary Committee of the impeachment of Vice President Dick Cheney for High Crimes and Misdemeanors passed in the House of Representatives. In an unexpected … Read more »

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September 18, 2007, 1:00am

By BOB HERBERT – NYTimes Op-Ed

The folks who gave us the Willie Horton ads, the Swift boat campaign, the purges of black voters in Florida and endless other dirty electoral tricks are at it again.

Like crack addicts confronting … Read more »

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September 09, 2007, 1:00am

Karl Rove may have resigned as the President’s chief strategist, but the dirty and secretive tricks that have characterized the Republican Party in recent years are still here to stay. Leading California Republicans are promoting a dishonest initiative that steals … Read more »

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July 24, 2007, 1:00am

“Shortly after George W. Bush was elected…sort of…I saw him on television say, “If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck-of-a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.” And he laughed…

You know people never really … Read more »

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May 04, 2007, 1:00am

Just days before Joan Baez was scheduled to perform at Walter Reed
Hospital for recovering soldiers, she was told she was “not approved” by
the army to take part in the program. Over the long span of her career,
Joan … Read more »

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February 16, 2007, 1:00am

I would like to strongly recommend these two books by John Nichols:

The Genius of Impeachment: The Founders’ Cure for Royalism
Dick: The Man Who is President (Dick Cheney)

They both address important issues regarding holding our leaders accountable for … Read more »

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