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May
12th

POLITICS: Where are the moderates?

In recent years, I have noticed moderate Republicans, seemingly in a state of confusion, doing nothing more than deploring their own decline. In that confusion, they allowed the darlings of the far right – Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Eric Cantor, Darrell Issa, to name a few – to monopolize the spotlight. Their incoherent campaign rhetoric became party doctrine, advocating everything from libertarianism to theocracy to oligarchy – apparently, democracy had lost favor.

And that is frightening, because with all those extreme ideologies comes an ugly decline of America’s middle class. Expect to see fewer safety nets for those in need, increasing obstacles to higher education, neglect

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May
23rd

GOP: Republicans show hypocrisy on Benghazi

All this noise and pretend outrage over the attack in Benghazi and President Obama. Where were these so-called patriots when 4,000 Americans died in Iraq for George W. Bush’s and Dick Cheney’s lies? Not a peep out of any of them, even now, when the lies have been proved.

The Republicans refuse to acknowledge that they were culpable for the ruse that led to our war in Iraq and all those American lives. Considering the 12 embassy attacks that occurred during Bush’s term never resulted in months of questioning by the Senate, it seems just a tad bit hypocritical.

Before

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