Opinion

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"Pity the Billionaire" recounts hijacking of public opinion

Thomas Frank, ex-Wall Street Journalist turned liberal political savant, is currently the darling of the airwaves for NPR and Democracy Now fans.

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Movies you might have missed: "The Intruder"

A 30-year-old William Shatner presents a  convincing composite of a hatemonger: the consummate con man, full of easy charm and courtly manners that he uses to ingratiate himself with unsuspecting locals

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Obama's State of the Union: combative and centrist

Judging by polls after the speech that showed higher approval ratings, he hit his mark.

The 2012 elections are critical to defeating the 1%

With the 2012 elections less than a year away, the entire right wing is amassing great sums of money in order to win. They want to take over the White House and the both houses of Congress.

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Suspicions confirmed: It’s lack of demand, stupid!

Lack of demand, not government regulation, is the big problem with the economy.

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The real problem with Glenn Beck’s Norway comments

Breivik was a Christian, anti-Muslim, anti-Marxist, small government, right-wing, lunatic. Sound familiar?

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Herman Cain’s peculiar politics

Perhaps in an effort to show off his conservative potential, Cain has made a string of controversial comments.

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Eric Cantor's ugly ransom

There can be no political or moral justification for holding ransom disaster relief money for the people of Joplin, Mo.

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A question of values

It is important to take a look at them and their Republican cohorts to see what they are up to and what they really want.

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Wisconsin: beachhead in the fight for democracy

The battle in Wisconsin, the epicenter of a labor-led popular nationwide uprising, is stoking the fires of a people's counteroffensive.

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