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May 19th, 2016 - 7:21 pm § in Uncategorized

Kochs can’t find an election to buy

The Koch brothers originally intended to spend $900 million on buying the 2016 presidential election, but the hoi polloi gave them a choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, so they’re sitting this one out. “The Kochs … have since scaled back their budget for the entire cy[...]

April 30th, 2016 - 10:23 am § in Politics

If you want to vote, don’t move to Kansas

The ACLU says only a third of new voter registrations in Kansas are being approved. The rest are stymied by the state’s stiff proof-of-citizenship rules. So if you’re thinking of moving to Kansas for a job or to start a business, don’t plan on voting in the upcoming presidential e[...]

November 4th, 2015 - 3:43 pm § in Politics

Interpreting yesterday’s election

Once again, liberals across America are shell-shocked by the outcome of a midterm election. From The Atlantic (click here for story): “In Tuesday’s elections, voters rejected recreational marijuana, transgender rights, and illegal-immigrant sanctuaries; they reacted equivocally to gun-contro[...]

October 6th, 2015 - 3:37 pm § in Politics

Michael Moore on gun violence

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August 4th, 2015 - 12:04 pm § in Politics

What it’s like living in a country run by Republicans

During the Bush administration, Republicans enacted a federal law giving gun dealers legal immunity. Citing that law, a federal judge threw out a lawsuit by the family of a Colorado theater shooting victim against the dealer who sold the bullet that killed their daughter, and ordered them to pay the[...]

April 3rd, 2015 - 8:30 pm § in Politics

Beyond the rhetoric: Good deal or path to a bomb?

Let’s start with the premise that Sen. Tom Cotton (a) doesn’t know what he’s talking about, and (b) is a saber-rattling warmonger. In short, a dangerous loose cannon. Those are safe bets in almost any debate, and especially this one. I’m not a nuclear expert; but neither is [...]