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Cheer Up, Trump Haters: It’ll Get Worse!

As Nietzsche once said, “When you stare into the abyss, Mike Pence stares back into you…” Continue reading




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Dear Artistic Muse

Caroline Leavitt examines the line where art meets political reality.




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The Democrats Can’t Win If They Won’t Fight

The only time Democrats love firearms is when they enter a circular firing squad…




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Classism is the New Racism

Why the removal of food stamps from the farm bill should not be met with silence.




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The 12 Best People of 2012

Makes the 2011 list look like a bunch of pikers.




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The new morning after pill. Not tested by the FDA.

Queen Anne’s Lace and The President of the United States

Jennifer Kabat gets personal (and political) on the War on Women and her choices on choice. Not to mention, collecting Queen Anne’s Lace to preserve them.




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Point/Counterpoint: Sean Beaudoin v. Jessica Anya Blau

Take a front row seat for this exciting, no-holds-barred game of style and wit, in which eight topics of the day are parsed, thrust, and parried as you listen to the intellectual steel clang!




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You Can’t Spell “MITT ROMNEY” Without M-O-N-E-Y

Poverty is at all all-time high, income inequality is the worst in half a century, there’s 8 percent unemployment…and the Republicans are running The Unlikable Rich Guy. Greg Olear gives his two cents.




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False Witness

It’s not that the politicians are lying, Bill Spring says — it’s that no one seems to care.




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