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Brian Oxman

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Michael Jackson, Supernova

(45) Comments | Posted September 5, 2009 | 1:41 AM

Michael Jackson's funeral was a gathering of close friends, family, and people I had not seen for years. Together we mourned our loss, and together we took strength from one another because we all joined to celebrate the life of an extraordinary man. As I sat in the Great...

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Yes Malia, There Are Republicans

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2008 | 7:17 PM

Dear Editor,

I am 10 years old. Some of my father's friends say there are no more Republicans. Papa says, "If you see it in the Post, it's so." Please tell me the truth, are there Republicans?


Malia, your father's friends are wrong. They have been soured by...

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Mr. B, You Ain't seen Nothin' Yet

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2008 | 3:26 PM

When you build an army of $86 contributors, rest assured you have an army who will not tolerate your failures. Unlike $250,000 fat-cat contributors who find value in having their picture taken with you and being invited to some stuffed-collar black tie dinner, the $86 contributors wants something far more...

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A Night on the Town With Joe the Plumber

(4) Comments | Posted October 21, 2008 | 5:01 PM

By Brian Oxman and Kathryn Milofsky

The hottest interview around was Joe the Plumber. Everyone was after him. Like Gary Cooper in the 1941 Frank Kapra classic "Meet John Doe," they hid Joe in New York and the news media had the bloodhounds looking for him from the...

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The Pelosi Panic

(0) Comments | Posted October 13, 2008 | 11:58 AM

When the history of the great crash of 2008 is written, one date and one name will stand out above all others: the date, "August 1, 2008;" the name, "House Speaker Nancy Pelosi."

It was 11:23AM when the Speaker called a Congressional recess. She sent Congress home without passing...

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You Can Fool all of the People all of the Time

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2008 | 11:22 PM

Why am I not surprised that the $700 billion .... No, the $850 billion .... No, try again ... the $1.8 trillion bailout giveaway passed through Congress? It was so easy. The lemmings were lead to the edge of the abyss, shown oblivion, and terrified into giving away their fortune,...

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