Opinion

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NY Post endorsement of Lhota so outlandish, it's crazy

The NY Post endorsement is so outlandish and ridiculous that no one with any sense would want to vote for any candidate the Post would endorse.

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Big business behind Rick Perry's push in Missouri

Rick Perry, the right-wing Republican governor of Texas, is running TV and radio ads - backed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce - attacking the Democratic governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon.

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No limit to how ridiculous Republicans can get

How embarrassing it must be to be a Republican today.

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Republican "wacko birds" unite!

Iinstead of reevaluating and making sensible changes the way a few Republican operatives are urging them to do, most Republicans are doubling-down on their old ways of doing things.

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Are Missouri Republicans insane?

Well, when it comes to Medicaid expansion they just might be. I ask because, who in their right mind rejects billions of dollars in federal funding?

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The Second Amendment and racism

The Second Amendment continues to provide cover for racism just as its original intent was to protect slavery.

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Majority backs higher taxes on the rich

Many - a significant portion I would argue - disapprove of the "fiscal cliff" deal because it does not increase taxes enough on the wealthy.

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U.S. gun culture diagnosed as a social disease

In the wake of the two mass shootings this summer, some American physicians consider this country's gun violence a social disease.

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GOP Convention brews lies and hate

I can't recall another Republican Convention more full of lies, demagogy, sexism and racism as the one just concluded in Tampa.

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Oak Creek tragedy rooted in right-wing extremism

As a nation, we cannot allow this hate crime (or any hate crime) to be swallowed up by the next news cycle and then forgotten.

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