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Bob Fertik

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E-Democracy Also Threatens Conservative Rule in Washington D.C.

(1) Comments | Posted June 15, 2009 | 4:37 PM

Powered by the Internet, e-Democracy is threatening conservative power in Iran. But it's also threatening conservative power in Washington DC, even if the media isn't covering the story.

In Iran, citizens are confronting police in the streets to protest a stolen election. Despite Iran's government-controlled media, this rebellion is...

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Dear Caroline: Say it on YouTube

(5) Comments | Posted December 16, 2008 | 5:31 PM

As a lifelong New Yorker, I have mixed feelings about Caroline Kennedy's desire to represent me in the U.S. Senate.

On the positive side, obviously her father and her uncle gave their lives for our country, and I am a child of that era so that counts...

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Will Jeb Bush Lead a Southern Republican Rebellion Against Obama?

(17) Comments | Posted December 3, 2008 | 1:03 PM

While most coverage of the Chambliss-Martin runoff has focused on the fact that Democrats will not get a filibuster-proof majority, there's a deeper story here. On Election Day, Saxby Chambliss beat Jim Martin by only 3%. Just four weeks later, Chambliss won the runoff by over 15%. What the heck...

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Cindy Exposes the Emperor's New Clothes

(5) Comments | Posted August 11, 2005 | 5:53 PM

Some have compared Cindy Sheehan to Rosa Parks, and I certainly agree. But
Cindy also powerfully reminds me of the little child in Hans Christian Andersen's famous story, The Emperor's New Suit.

We all know the emperor in the story went on parade with no clothes, yet none...

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