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Trump trying to sell himself as America’s strongman protector

If you listened very closely to the Republican debate last night you could've picked up one or two nuggets that actually reflected reality, but that made the session all the more scary.

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Investing in tragedy: the political economy of mass shootings

There seems to be a mutually beneficial relationship that ties the gun industry, the gun lobby, and the GOP together.

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Segregationists should be disqualified from the Supreme Court!

The vilest things are coming from the mouths of arch-segregationists, including the bunch that sits on the United States Supreme Court.

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Syrian refugees more welcome in Wisconsin than Walker?

Despite conservative cajoling, voters recognized that Scott Walker just wasn't presidential material.

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On San Bernardino, GOP plunges into "the dark heart of fear"

The families whose loved ones were murdered in San Bernardino are still in shock, but GOP presidential wannabes are exploiting the tragedy for personal advantage.

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Motive for San Bernardino killing is not known, but gun source is

What is known is that the two assault-style rifles and two handguns recovered at the scene of the shootout were bought legally in the United States.

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Third way Democrats preparing to challenge the left for factional control

Surrendering to the narrative that Hillary is another Wall Street Democrat will leave us all flat-footed when it's time to go up against the GOP.

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Carly Fiorina says Obamacare isn't helping anyone

The Affordable Care Act - Obamacare to some - is a perennial target of Republicans. 

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No joy in Wisconsin Mudville as state economy strikes out

The Walker approach hasn't opened Wisconsin to business, it has propelled an exodus.

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Veterans Day: Honoring those who served and reflecting on our future

There has been a continuing struggle to honor veterans not only on this holiday, but all year round.

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