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Entries by Richard Brodsky from 05/2013

Austerity on the Ropes: How Krugman Is Winning the Battle and Obama Is Losing the War

| Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

In comes Paul Krugman of the New York Times. Almost single-handedly he has made the case for stimulus and investment, and disemboweled the idea that spending cuts will get us out of this long, slow glide to economic oblivion.

Impeaching Obama: Serial Madness in Washington

| Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

The litany of Congressional Republican nuttiness in the past 20 years is impressive. Think back on assertions that Hilary Clinton was involved in murdering Vince Foster and Whitewater, and the Mother Of All Scandals the Lewinsky/impeachment saga.

Anti-Nazis Come to Washington

| Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Globally, World Without Nazism has identified more than 1,000 resurgent Nazi movements. While the U.S. has not been immune from outbreaks of terrifying right-wing violence, the real action is in Europe. There needs to be a carefully considered American response.