I Bet Charlie Crist Will Win that Florida Senate Seat

Although I usually vote for any candidate with a D next to his or her name, I am a registered Independent, and I sometimes have differences of opinion with politicians who call themselves Democrats. Take Ben Nelson, the senator from Nebraska who helped sabotage health care reform and extorted special Medicaid subsidies for his state […]
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Beware Those Fake “Grassroots” Organizations

The latest tactic in America’s class warfare is the creation of “grassroots” organizations that promote the interests of wealthy special interests to the detriment of the general public. It’s at best confusing and at worst misleading, and in a country where most people are poorly informed about politics, it can cause a lot of harm. […]
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Fear and Loathing on Wall Street

You’ve probably heard about the Wall Street scandal, and you probably understand it as well as I do: Some really, really slick guys tricked a bunch of investors into buying securities that were designed to go bust while they made money by betting against the securities. At least that’s what they’ll be talking about on […]
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Color of Our Skin – Or Content of Our Character?

Nearly half a century has passed since Martin Luther King (above) put his wistful vision into words: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Yet skin color […]
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What a weird world we live in

Tax day April 15 gave the teapartyers an opportunity to show their strength by staging protests.  The rally in Ft Lauderdale did make me a little anxious, for good reason… because the American people cannot be credited with naturally good judgement.  George Bush is proof of that. I hate to be stereotypical of a whole […]
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