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Political Parties Are Not "Checks" Or "Balances"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I'm not worried about whether checks and balances will disappear if Republicans don't have more than 40 seats in the Senate. True checks and balances are more fundamental than party affiliation.

"An Ungovernable Majority"

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Sargus Klein

"While the Democrats have been ascendant in recent years, they have entered into a Faustian bargain. They're gaining seats, but in doing so they've made compromises."

Decline of the "White non-Hispanic" No Big Deal

Roger Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger Hernandez

Our national confusion about Hispanics begins with the system of classification taken for granted, which incorrectly classifies "Hispanics" into a race apart, exclusive with whites, blacks, Asians or Native Americans.

Bush Gives Dems STDs

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Nancy Pelosi, Stenny Hoyer and the blue dogs they lie down with have been rewarded with the same herpetic embrace that is turning John McCain into a Republican cootie incubator.