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The Republican Foreign Policy Consensus: Lunacy
Before turning on the Republican debate on Wednesday night, I had begun writing an article on Hillary Clinton’s alarmingly bellicose foreign policy ideas. But Hillary’s hawkish stance is a portrait of restraint in contrast to the adolescent muscle flexing and locker room taunts that mark the...
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3 Hours + 2 CEOs + 3 Senators + 5 Governors + 1 Doc = 0 Jobs Plans
You might think that three hours is enough time for a presidential debate to offer up ideas on how to grow the economy. You might think that a group of 11 people with such varied backgrounds – two CEOs, three senators, five current and former governors and one doctor – would have some fresh ideas...
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Placing Their Bets Early, DC Lobbyists Put Biggest Money on Clinton
True to form, K Street firms offer backing to the two most established candidates
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The GOP’s Deeply Flawed Field
Donald Trump continues to bring comic relief and mean-spirited bombast to the Republican campaign trail. But while Trump is a continuing spectacle, he also makes (a tiny bit) more sense than his rivals when he indicts U.S. trade policies or scorns the influence of big money that turns politicians...
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Republicans Can't Face the Truth About Iraq
Gov. Jeb Bush repeated one of the biggest falsehoods of our time during the recent presidential candidate debate: “we were misled (into the Iraq War) by faulty intelligence.” US intelligence was not “misled.” It was ordered by the real, de facto president, Dick Cheney, to provide excuses for a war...
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John Kasich Doesn’t Belong Anywhere Near the U.S. Department Of Education
Some Very Serious People have decided Governor John Kasich of Ohio is the latest personality to emerge from the field of presidential candidates in the Republican Party as a genuine bona fide consideration. According to a round up of political pundits and campaign strategists compiled by Politico...
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Brothers in Arms: Jeb Bush Won't Say 'No' To Future Torture
'This is what happens when you don't prosecute officials for illegally torturing people.'
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What Would the GOP Do Without Donald Trump?
On last night’s evidence, America is a country that applauds a bully, fears foreigners, and wants the system to be rigged for the rich.
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Top Cringe Worthy Foreign Policy Moments in GOP Debate
Well we had the primetime GOP debate , so the 2016 election season has formally begun. Trump declared himself more or less an independent. When Megyn Kelly pressed him on his history of misogyny and putting down women, he threatened not to be nice to her any more. The pattern with Trump is that if...
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How Likely Are the GOP Presidential Candidates Top 10 to Drag Us Into War?
Fox Cable News announced its pick for the 10 Republican presidential candidates it will allow in its Thursday debate. These are candidates who are getting at least 3% support in a basket of opinion polls, including one commissioned by Fox itself. CNN will follow a similar procedure for the debate...
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