How GOP obstructionism empowered the presidency

Published: MSNBC (January 11, 2015) Listening to Rep. Louis Gohmert’s (R-TX) revanchist logic for his failed bid to oust John Boehner as speaker of the House earlier this month, you’d think the tea party wing of the Republican Party had been working with President...

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9 Republicans Who Can Give Modern Liberals Hope

Published: mic (June 28, 2013) While most liberals remember the exact moment when Barack Obama became a national figure — i.e., his delivery of the Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention — few recall that one of the central messages of that...

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Google Doodle: Cesar Chavez Picked Over Easter, But It’s Not a “Snub” to Christians

Published:  mic (March 31, 2013) The Internet is aroar right now. Why? Because even though it's Easter, Google decided to honor Cesar Chavez instead of Jesus Christ in its banner today. A quote from Henry Cabot Lodge comes to mind: "The facility of saying something is...

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