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January 27, 2013

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MEDIA BIAS ON THE RIGHT Even though I am no expert in political science or American history, I took several university courses plus I’ve spent many years as a journalist reading and studying both subjects. I read letters and editorials daily in several papers from people who espouse the political talking points that are supposedly […]

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January 21, 2013

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ROY BLUNT, POLITICAL ATTACK DOG U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri is another political attack dog barking at Barack Obama and says the president needs to get off his high horse and start cooperating with Blunt and his fellow Republicans. Blunt is a joke when he said, in a Kansas City news conference: “How do […]

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January 13, 2013

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GET MOVING ON IMMIGRATION REFORM Now that our nation has, for the moment, averted the fiscal cliff crisis, it is time to get back to business. And by business, I mean passing a comprehensive immigration reform. The topic of comprehensive immigration reform was in newspaper headlines during the 2012 presidential election, but since has been […]

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January 6, 2013

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RIGHT WINGERS SHOULD APOLOGIZE TO HILLRY Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently was reported to have contracted flue and, probably as a result of general weakness, had fallen, sustaining a concussion. Three high-profile right wing figures immediately reached for the tea party conspiracy bucket. All three made statements that were nothing more than sarcastic, thinly […]