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Entries by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. from 05/2013

How Big Oil Uses the Republican Party to Subvert American Democracy

| Posted 05.10.2013 | Green

With cash gushers of oily money cascading down their open gullets, the Republican leadership's mercenary devotion to Big Oil shouldn't shock us. However, the boldness of the party's most recent assault on the public interest might cause us to ponder how GOP's honchos' knee jerk slavishness to petroleum interest has infected its rank and file.

Obama and Nixon: A Historical Perspective

| Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Those who bother to read these historical snippets will find many important departures and only tenuous parallels between the Obama Administration's IRS affair and Richard Nixon's Watergate-era IRS scandal.