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Liberty
Nov 23 2014 - Times Union, Albany NY by LAWRENCE S. WITTNER
Government efforts to defeat an enemy can lead to repression on the home front


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He missed the biggest abuse of liberty: The income tax. bbm
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News / Government / Politics
Political squabbles
Nov 20 2014 - The Dallas Morning News by CARL P. LEUBSDORF
In the two weeks since President Barack Obama and top Republican congressional leaders vowed to seek common ground following GOP election victories, that goal has remained elusive.
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The simple reason: We didn't change out the President. bbm
Nov 21 2014 - McClatchy DC by DAN K. THOMASSON
If you think governmental dysfunction has been alleviated by the midterm elections, think again. As the Republicans prepare to take control of both houses of the Congress, the same elements that have produced gridlock between the legislature and the presidency remain in place despite pledges from key players to try to make things work for a change.
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That's all because Thomasson believes that government fixes problems. Mostly, it doesn't. We are better off with gridlock. bbm
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News / Government / Politics / Leaders and Politicians
President Obama
Nov 25 2014 - The Dallas Morning News by Ross Douthat
Let me be clear, as he likes to say: I believe that President Barack Obama was entirely sincere when he ran for president as a fierce critic of the imperial executive. I believe that he was in earnest when he told supporters in 2008 that America’s “biggest problems” involved “George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all.”
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It isn’t just that he’s been dealing with an opposition party that’s swung to the right, it’s that this opposition doesn’t know its own mind, collectively or sometimes even individually, and so has trouble bargaining or legislating effectively." We Republicans know a lot more about what we want than you liberals. And what we want is right, not foolishness. bb
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News / Government / Politics / Political Ideology
Democratic Party
Nov 24 2014 - Times Union, Albany NY by SCOT LEHIGH
Whither Elizabeth Warren?
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Who cares? bbm
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News / Government / Politics / Foreign Affairs / Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Nov 20 2014 - The New York Times by Thomas L. Friedman
Ever since the Arab awakening in late 2010, America has lurched from one policy response to another. We tried decapitation without invasion in Libya; it failed. We tried abdication in Syria; it failed. We tried democratization in Egypt, endorsing the election of the Muslim Brotherhood; it failed. We tried invasion, occupation, abdication and now re–intervention in Iraq and, although the jury is still out, only a fool would be optimistic.
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Speak for yourself and your Obama. WE did not do all these things, he did. And they are all failures, along with his domestic enterprises. bbm
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News / Government / Politics / Elections / Election 2016
Campaign for President
Nov 25 2014 - The Dallas Morning News by CARL P. LEUBSDORF
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb’s decision to become the first of an expected dozen or more candidates forming presidential exploratory committees provides a good excuse to start considering 2016.
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Not very useful. bbm
Nov 21 2014 - Mercury News by E.J. DIONNE JR.:
President Obama will no doubt clash regularly with his newly empowered partisan adversaries in Congress. But the most important struggle in American politics over the next two years will be inside the Republican Party. And the person who can play a decisive role in that battle is Jeb Bush.
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Someone has to come along and challenge the far right's worldview altogether. And this is where Jeb Bush comes in." Dionne wouldn't know the proper world view if it bit him in the behind. He just wants somebody that will allow libs to further destroy America. bb
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News / Economics / Government Economics
Federal Reserve issues
Nov 27 2014 - The New York Times by Paul Krugman
The Inflation and Rising Interest Rates That Never Showed Up
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Total nonsense from the get–go. Inflation is low? You aren't counting the inflation in asset prices, dummy. bbm
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News / Education
Preschool
Nov 22 2014 - The New York Times by NICHOLAS KRISTOF
We Americans love children.
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No, they don't love children because kids don't vote. But early education is nonsense as other studies have shown. You are killing their childhood. bbm
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News / Immigration
Illegal immigration
Nov 23 2014 - Times Union, Albany NY by NICHOLAS KRISTOF
A book, "The Christian Examiner," warns that "ill–clad and destitute" immigrants are "repulsive to our habits and our tastes."
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Typical fuzzy minded liberal thinking. bbm
Nov 24 2014 - The Dallas Morning News by JUSTINE DRENNAN, ELIAS GROLL AND SIOBHÁN O’GRADY
President Barack Obama went before the nation last week to lay out executive orders, bypassing Congress and massively overhauling the nation’s immigration laws.
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Egad. Do we need more incentives for illegals to cross the border. I think not. bbm
Immigration legislation
Nov 24 2014 - The Desert Sun by E.J. DIONNE JR.
Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment when all of the divisions, misunderstandings and hatreds of President Obama’s time in office have come to a head. We are in a different place than we were. We are also in a place we were bound to get to eventually.
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Nothing but a Democratic hack. There is nothing wrong with NOT passing a law. It is glorious, in fact. bbm
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News / Welfare
Welfare and work
Nov 27 2014 - Investor's Business Daily by ROBERT J. SAMUELSON
We Americans pride ourselves on not having a "welfare state." We're not like Europeans.
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Why doesn't he say how damaging the welfare state is? bbm
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Lifestyle / Race Relations
Black issues
Nov 27 2014 - Investor's Business Daily by Dana Milbank
Ferguson reminds us that we still have a race problem in America. But the face of this problem is not Darren Wilson's. It's Bob McCulloch's.
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Sorry, Milbank, you are the face of media bias. bbm
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