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Hain’t We Got All the Fools?

If you’re poor in America, you don’t stand a damn chance; if you’re poor and black, that goes double. The dunces and duffers shout, what about black on black...
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The U.S. March to Theocracy

While conservatives rail at the specter of Islamic Sharia law being imposed in the United States, many people overlook, or worse, praise American goose-stepping to a fundamentalist Christianist theocracy...
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Going to the Dogs

Let me set this straight from the beginning: there is a fundamental difference between the average American’s life and a wealthy American’s life. If the average American wants a...
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Throwing Away Billions: Our Broken Healthcare

If you blame Obamacare for the awful defects in our healthcare system, you are indeed naïve, since any cost-effectiveness or fairness in our system disintegrated long before Barack Obama,...
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Iraq: “Diplomatic Solutions” and Brute Violence

How do you get someone - in this case the Sunnis - to cooperate rather than fight when they have been systematically persecuted by the Shiite al-Maliki regime? How...
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Everywhere is War

Summer approaches and the stench of war is all around. Or, as the great Bob Marley put it, “Everywhere is war”. Start with the commemorations over a five-week span...
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