Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Trump is a Fascist, This is a Coup, I’m Not Normalizing It on Facebook

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Why America Should Ban Elections

“As long as the Establishment holds, the spectacle’s too much fun to look away, right? Well, there are times, like Trump 2016, when we should look away. We must permanently sever the circus spectacle from democracy.”




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The Case for Hillary

Barack and Bernie, Biden and Benghazi, Warren and Whitewater…meh. Why every progressive American should be backing Hillary Rodham Clinton.




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The Hillary Chronicles

WATCHING THE STALE Broadway revival of Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles that’s closing May 3rd, I thought of Hillary Clinton. Fictional Heidi Holland, the play’s protagonist, and real Hillary Clinton, have a lot in common: they’re both Illinois-born straight arrows … Continue reading




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The Power of Political Narrative: Part One, The GOP

We know the Democrats consistently drown in a river of good intentions. Why are the Republicans so successful staying on script? They keep it simple, stupid. This is how the Reagan Revolution happened, why it endures, and why it matters today as much as ever.




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Dear Frank Underwood, or, There’s a Homicidal Politician Living in my Basement

Frank Underwood is hiding out in Kurt Baumeister’s basement, and he’s writing an advice column.




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PRISM: Privacy Revoked In Security Measure

The NSA spies on us. All of us. All the time. Why aren’t we more pissed off about it?




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13 Predictions for 2013

Greg Olear puts on his Nostradamus hat and foretells the best and worst of the year to come.




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Mitt Romney Sends Me a Personal Letter. Finally.

Wherein Salt Lake City’s favorite son reaches out to one of his biggest supporters.




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