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Entries by Paul Abrams from 01/2009

Hillary Clinton's Key Insight

| Posted 01.14.2009 | Politics

In all her years in public life, Hillary Clinton has always been well-prepared. So, in that sense, her superb performance at her confirmation hearing was not a surprise.

Obama, Bush and the Unlearned Lesson of Watergate

| Posted 01.23.2009 | Politics

Why not, for our children, lance the Bush boil now?

Rove's Executive Privilege Claims Don't Pass the Laugh Test

| Posted 01.29.2009 | Politics

One tantalizing question Chairman Conyers should ask Rove when he comes to testify: "Did George Bush issue you a pardon?" It is very possible that Bush issued a host of pardons secretly.

Utter Contempt: To Solve the "Bonus Crisis" Obama Must Get as Angry as JFK Was at the Steel Executives

| Posted 01.30.2009 | Politics

This is an occasion when Obama would do well to insert a figurative apostrophe in his name (O'Bama) and display a bit of JFK's Irish outrage.