Glenn Smith

Glenn W. Smith is a journalist, political strategist, and author. His books include The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction and Unfit Commander: Texans for Truth Take on George W. Bush

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 8:54am
Romney, Ryan, and The Devil’s Budget: Will America Keep Its Soul?
America was born with a great soul, a moral view of Democracy in which citizens care about their fellow citizens and join together to take responsibility not just for themselves but for each other, for America as a union, a joint enterprise. The government’s job was to carry out that moral vision and to do so it created what we call The Public, the provision of basic protection and empowerment for all.
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Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 1:30pm
Why the War on Women?
Remember when John Ashcroft put a drape over the bared breast of the “Spirit of Justice” statue at the Justice Department? The Republicans are now busy trying to cover their own political private parts after flashing a core part of their agenda – their war on women — at an inopportune time.
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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 8:05am
Why Democracy Is Public: The American Dream Beats the Nightmare
Democracy, in the American tradition, has been defined by a simple morality: We Americans care about our fellow citizens, we act on that care and build trust, and we do our best not just for ourselves, our families, and our friends and neighbors, but for our country, for each other, for people we have never seen and never will see.
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