The Weekly Standard missed the “nuance”

From : Obama: ‘I Think We Are Better Off’ Obama last month: ‘Well I don’t think they are better off than they were four years ago.’ 10:11 PM, Nov 1, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER In the 1980 election, Ronald Reagan encouraged voters to ask themselves, “Are you better off than you were four years …

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I disagree with what they are doing, but at least they are going about it in the right way

From Think Progress: Senators Introduce Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United By Zaid Jilani on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:50 am One of the overarching themes of the 99 Percent Movement is that our democracy is too corrupted by corporate special interests. This corruption was worsened last year by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, …

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The Greeks are revolting

It looks like Greece is about to foul up: Government in Greece Teeters After Move on Referendum By RACHEL DONADIO and NIKI KITSANTONIS Published: November 1, 2011 ATHENS — The government of Prime Minister George Papandreou teetered on the verge of collapse on Tuesday, threatening Greece’s adherence to the terms of a new deal with …

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If you are going to run for President, you had better not have this in your background

I sure don’t like to see this, but if it’s true, it’s the death knell for the candidacy of Herman Cain: Exclusive: Two women accused Cain of inappropriate behavior By: Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman and Anna Palmer and Kenneth P. Vogel October 30, 2011 08:00 PM EDT During Herman Cain’stenure as the head of …

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Freedom of speech and our friends on the left

From Donald Douglas: The Hate Speech Bugaboo This is an unbelievably ridiculous piece, from Erna Paris, at Toronto’s Globe and Mail, “There *are* limits to free expression.” And from the comments: Hate speech is less prevalent in Canada today because Canadians don’t like it and don’t want it, not because of any law. Canada is …

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