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Propaganda, Potholes and Pensions: Political Ads and Business Clichés During Election (Hunting) Season

Kevin Walsh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Sadly, the two-pronged grade-school defense of "Nu'Uh" and "But he did it, too" will probably carry the day come November. With corporations as citizens, with jean-clad CEOs as governors and with an amnesiac public convinced that their problems stem from the quickly vanishing middle class, what's a non-billionaire to do?

Fighting the Enemy Within

Erica Payne | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

What would you do if someone told you that America was in grave danger -- that a powerful enemy with almost unlimited resources had infiltrated every ...

The GOP Platform: No Muslims, No Mexicans

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

In 1856, the Grand Old Party was new. It promoted freedom in accordance with the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Today, the party is old, no longer grand and promotes fear.

Ideological Masquerade

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Conservatives' positions on issues bears no resemblance to those of their forebearers. Nowhere is the adulteration of conservative principles more manifest than in environmental concerns.

Why McCain Has Lost Our Vote

CC Goldwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
CC Goldwater

Being Barry Goldwater's granddaughter and living in Arizona, one would assume that I am voting for John McCain. However, nothing about McCain compares to the ideology my grandfather stood for.

Why Barry Goldwater Couldn't Support Obama

Barry M. Goldwater, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barry M. Goldwater, Jr.

In a previous post my niece CC implied that the Goldwater family would support Obama. I don't resent my niece's beliefs -- she is entitled to the freedom of choice. However, I do resent what she has done.