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The GOP’s Obamacare Insanity

By Robert Mann Among the definitions of insanity is one often attributed to Albert Einstein: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” That, of course, could explain why the Republican-led U.S. House voted more than … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal, the USS GOP and the Iceberg

Little-known fact: Gov. Bobby Jindal‘s great-grandfather, Rakesh Jindal, was a passenger on the Titanic’s ill-fated voyage in 1912. Turns out that Rakesh was strolling on the deck that evening, enjoying the cool North Atlantic air, when he spied the enormous … Continue reading

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News Flash: No matter who wins, America will survive. No Zombie Apocalypse

No matter who wins Tuesday’s presidential election, millions will wallow in deep despair on Wednesday morning. I don’t mean the kind of despondency that pervaded Baton Rouge on Sunday morning after LSU’s crushing, last-minute loss to Alabama. I’m talking about … Continue reading

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He said what??!! Obama’s spots and why they’re missing Gingrich and Santorum

In his losing bid for the 1980 Democratic presidential nomination, Edward Kennedy didn’t mince words about his opponent, President Jimmy Carter. He blamed the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Iranian hostage crisis on Carter’s weak leadership. In a January … Continue reading

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The Veep Debate: Say It Ain’t So, Joe

Campaigns, in general, and debates, in particular, are about conflict and clashing ideologies. That’s always been the nature of American politics. And, while many Americans say they hate the conflict and attacks, we also know that it’s what sells newspapers … Continue reading

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The presidential debates: “Full of sound and fury signifying nothing”?

Will the presidential debates, to quote Shakespeare, be “full of sound and fury signifying nothing”? That’s not a bad way to describe these quadrennial slugfests, the first of which is tonight and ends with the last of three debates on … Continue reading

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Romney’s “47 percent” remarks haven’t destroyed his campaign. But will they keep him from winning?

If, like Mitt Romney, you insult 47 percent of the American public by suggesting they are moochers, shouldn’t your poll numbers plummet? Why haven’t we seen significant damage to Romney numbers in the horserace polls? In fact, most Americans have … Continue reading

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