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Political Discussion: We Didn’t Change Each Other’s Minds, but We Saw Each Other’s Points

My brother came to visit this week, and we had a big political discussion on Sunday afternoon.  My brother is a Republican who voted early for the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan ticket.  As for myself, while I registered as a Republican … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s I’ll Be Short 4: At What Price?

I finished Robert Reich’s I’ll Be Short: Essentials for a Decent Working Society.  Reich had a profound chapter on feminism, as he talked about his wife being denied tenure, how women are not always listened to in male-dominated sayings, ways … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Vice-Presidential Debate

I just watched the Vice-Presidential debate.  Here are some of my reactions. 1.  Joe Biden did well especially in the beginning and the middle of the debate, when he was passionate.  Some may think that Biden projected an attitude of … Continue reading

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Reactions to the First Presidential Debate (2012)

Here is my quick reaction to the first Presidential debate. Mitt Romney was at his best.  This was the Romney of the book No Apology: reasonable, not too conservative (as he acknowledged the importance of regulations), sensitive to the human … Continue reading

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Reactions to the First Night of the Republican National Convention

I just watched the first night of the Republican National Convention.  Here are some of my reactions. 1.  I can only speak for myself personally, but I thought that the Convention made quite an impression when it comes to policy.  … Continue reading

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The New New Deal: Slate’s Interview with Michael Grunwald

Time Magazine correspondent Michael Grunwald has a new book out about President Barack Obama’s stimulus, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era.  Click here to read Slate’s excellent interview with Grunwald.  In this interview, … Continue reading

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McGovern, Now a Conservative?

I get Townhall’s list of conservative columns in my e-mail on a regular basis, and, while I ordinarily delete it, today I decided to take a look at what columns are out there.  I saw that Larry Elder’s column was … Continue reading

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How Stimulus Fails

I read a good article this morning called How Stimulus Fails.  It’s by Jim Epstein of Reason Magazine, a libertarian publication. The idea behind stimulus is that the government will revive a flagging economy by spending more money on such … Continue reading

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John Avlon on the Decline of Rush Limbaugh

John Avlon of The Daily Beast has an excellent article about the decline of Rush Limbaugh, both in terms of the number of his listeners and the quality of his program.  Here are some of my favorite quotes from Avlon’s … Continue reading

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