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The Syria Caper — Trump Wags The Dog

This has been a good week for the Manipulator-in-Chief.  Whether you support or oppose him, you have to agree that Trump has an uncanny ability to manage the narrative.  He
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The Voters Have Spoken. Anyone listening?

The mid-terms are behind us and the voters have spoken.  Loud and clear.  But neither party has heard what the voters said. The Republicans are gloating about capturing the U.S.
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McCain’s Solution for Iraq — Again

With Iraq coming apart as it inevitably had to do since we broke it in 2003, Senator John McCain, the most incompetent and irresponsible member of that august body, when
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Rants by Republicans and Democrats on the Bergdahl Release are Largely Fact-Free and un-American

The politicians of our two major parties are failing America.  The Republicans have become crude and ruthless, ignoring (even denying) inconvenient facts that don’t line up with their strict dogma. 
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America’s Neocons and Israel’s Right Wing Give Radical Jihadists All the Help They Need

It may be counterintuitive, but when we should have been building bridges to the Muslim world, giving them encouragement, support, and tools to fight the radical jihadists who have perverted
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Kirkus review of American Moment

A panoramic survey of America’s political problems that offers a bipartisan path to their solution.