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Tom Douglas

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Is Biden Ready For The Big Game?

(1) Comments | Posted August 25, 2008 | 3:00 PM

As an avid Knicks fan I remember when I first heard that Latrell Sprewell had wrapped his hands around P.J. Carlesimo's throat after a disagreement during practice. All the basketball fans I knew thought it was an outrage and I agreed with the general consensus that Sprewell was a thug...

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Hillary's Empty 18 Million Voter Gambit

(5) Comments | Posted June 6, 2008 | 12:02 AM

Tuesday evening marked a historic occasion in what's been a historic campaign. Sixteen grueling months later, it's finally over. Obama did his part on Tuesday, delivering a gracious, yet electrifying and celebratory speech to a crowd of over thirty thousand energized voters in St. Paul, Minnesota.

But Hillary? She...

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Michigan and Florida: The Biggest Losers

(9) Comments | Posted June 2, 2008 | 1:00 PM

There are at least two reasons why the DNC's rules committee should not have met on Saturday to discuss Michigan and Florida.

First, the DNC's partial reversal of its previous decision not to seat these delegates is most troubling. I am not taking the position that the DNC should...

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Open Letter To PA Democrats: Vote For The Party And The Nation

(3) Comments | Posted April 20, 2008 | 8:30 PM

One thing I know about Pennsylvanians from my time as a Philly resident is that they have little or no tolerance for bullshit, so I'm going to get right to the point. Just like Sly Stallone shouldn't have gone there with the sixth Rocky movie, it's time for Hillary to...

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The Democrats - Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2008 | 10:53 PM

Once again, the Democratic Party is demonstrating that although they have the superior talent, they just don't have the game plan or the moxie to win the big one. Oh, I understand that there's still eight months to go, but after the botched campaigns of 2000 and 2004, we can...

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Hillary's Gettysburg

(4) Comments | Posted March 13, 2008 | 6:57 PM

I am keenly aware of historical ironies whereby would-be conquerors are destroyed from within by those who overreach as a result of their desire to attain their objective. The examples are endless: the needless expansion of the Roman empire to untenable proportions; Napoleon in Russia; the Nazis in Russia; the...

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