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January 20th

How Rick Warren's Invocation Made a U.S. Army Officer "Hate Himself"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

One decorated officer, a man who repeatedly risks his life, could not muster the courage to resist the pressure of his "serious and committed born again Christian" commanding officer to applaud Rick Warren.

Viva Obama! Now Let's Get to Work

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

Te new President -- a "fellow citizen," in his own words -- actually seems predisposed to listen to us and encourage our initiative. He's youthful and, well, kind of cool.

The Last Day Before "The Day"

Mira Veda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mira Veda

Thank you Mr. Bush for being such a bad President that the entire nation could get over their prejudices and preconceived notions of what a President should look like and finally take a chance.

Move Bush, Get Out the Way!

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

Obama likely will be no more a savior or messiah than we actively demand him to be, but at this point a former community organizer who grew up sans silver spoon sounds pretty darn good.


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


I Have a (Christmas) Dream

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

The need to act and act forcefully is now. Obama realizes this, the American people realize this, Congress realizes this, and even Dubya has inkling that something is not right.

No Rear-View Mirrors: Managing the Economic Crisis

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lance Simmens

This is not just smart politics, it is smart policy. Obama realizes he needs broad support for the hard choices that need to be made, and he is going about securing that support.

Out of Line: Countdown

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


Mark The Date: One Year Left Of Bush

Carpetbagger Report | Steve Benen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You may have noticed, on bumpers or t-shirts, the "1.20.09" slogan. It denotes, of course, Inauguration Day for Bush's successor. With that, I just t...