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Chavez was flawed, but he had Bush’s number

Right-wingers celebrated the death this week of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, calling him a dictator and much worse, but only because he wouldn’t play ball with American oil companies or refrain from criticizing hypocrites who put a noble spin on … Continue reading

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Surging toward another snafu

Obama’s war propaganda sounds like Bush’s. Put another way, the Obamabots are as eager as the Bushies to put a good face on disaster, if that’s what it takes to keep their candidate’s poll numbers from slipping. And they get … Continue reading

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A plague on Republicrats!

Will Barack Obama keep the promise he made today and oppose extending the Bush tax cuts next time? Will it even matter when the Republicans are finished screwing around with the tax code? The ugly truth is that Obama and … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Iraq not ready for U.S. pullout

The war has cost close to $1 trillion so far. Guess who’s paying for it? Earlier this week more than 60 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad as they stood in a long line waiting to apply … Continue reading

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