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Matt Zencey

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The Prettiest Pictures of Pollution You'll Ever See

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 5:00 PM

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When you first look at one of J Henry Fair's photographs, you're not sure what you're seeing.

In one, a big splotch of white bleeds into a wide expanse of...

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Can Republicans Be Persuaded to Join the Fight Against Citizens United?

(3) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 4:26 PM

Will there ever be enough Republican support to accomplish the daunting task of overturning the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, which lets corporations and unions spend millions of dollars to drown out your voice in elections?

That's the question I was left pondering after Friday's rally in Philadelphia to mark...

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Sarah Palin and the Eastwood/Obama 'Empty Chair'

(50) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 1:27 PM

Riffing on Clint Eastwood's bizarre "empty chair" routine at the Republican National Convention, Sarah Palin sent a tweet accusing President Obama of an "Empty Chair Style of Leadership" with a link to a child's high chair.

That jab was classic Palin: scoring a political point with a gratuitous...

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Hey Fox, Here's What a Real 'War on Christmas' Looks Like

(16) Comments | Posted December 16, 2011 | 3:18 PM

Christmas season is here, and that means Fox News is again hyping whatever examples it can find of an alleged "War on Christmas." A Fox segment blasted Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee for dedicating a "holiday" tree instead of a "Christmas" tree, prompting more than 3,000 calls to his office....

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It's a Mystery Why the Tea Party Loves Sarah Palin

(556) Comments | Posted January 7, 2011 | 5:30 PM

Rightfully or not, Sarah Palin is claiming major credit for helping Republicans take over the US House and almost grab the Senate. She is the presumptive favorite among Tea Party conservatives as the candidate to beat for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

To those of us who witnessed Palin's...

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