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What We Will Remember from Obama's 2009 Inaugural Address

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

Obama's inaugural address was a good speech, but not truly canonical. Nevertheless, the inaugural address contained many passages that will enter into the mystic chords of memory.

Countdown to Emancipation

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

We're a little more than twenty-four hours away from finally awaking from a long national nightmare.

We Need Action

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louise Mirrer

Make no mistake: those famous black-and-white photographs of breadlines and Dust Bowl migrants have been vividly brought back to life by CNN and Fox.

Democracy Is The Only Economics That Works

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

FDR believed that the depression was caused by wealth flowing to the top (as today) and would be corrected by asserting that We, the People take back control of our common resources.

Conservative Fiction: The New Deal Sucked!

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

Conservatives are stuck in their default position, preferring fictional history to actual history, refusing to acknowledge what clearly has worked to stimulate the economy, and what clearly hasn't.

Why Obama Can't Shake McCain

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

That nagging AP poll hints at something that has bedeviled the Obama campaign from day one, and that's the inability to put McCain away. How could that happen?

Debate Takeaway: I'm Worried About McCain's Durability

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pam Atherton

Watching the debate, I had the sudden understanding of what people have been saying about McCain. He's 72. The oldest man to run for president. There are some things we need to talk about.

Whoops, We Might Be On the Verge Of Economic Calamity

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Takahashi

Do you get a sense that we are beginning to lose control?