Tag Archives: 2014

The Week: Ryan Cooper- ‘The Beginning of The End of The War on Drugs’

Source:The Week– illegal narcotic in America. “One of the many depressing aspects of the 2004 election was the crushing defeat of pro-gay marriage forces. Republican operatives, cynically stoking turnout with outright lies, put gay marriage bans on the ballot in … Continue reading

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The McLaughlin Group: The Best and Worst of 2014

Source: The McLaughlin Group: The Best and Worst of 2014 I hate to say this as someone who voted for Barack Obama twice, but he is definitely the loser of 2014 at least as far as American politicians. In October, … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge- Peter Robinson- Interviewing David Mamet on Conservatism

Source:Hoover Institution– Hollywood writer interviewing David Mamet. “This week on Uncommon Knowledge, playwright David Mamet discusses his book The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture and his conversion to conservatism. Mamet explains how, by studying Jewish and Christian … Continue reading

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Harvey J. Kaye: ‘Fighting For The Four Freedoms’

Source:Amazon– Bill Moyers interviewed Harvey J. Kaye, about his book about President Franklin D. Roosevelt. “In January 1941, less than a year before Pearl Harbor and America’s entry into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s State of the Union … Continue reading

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Mariah Carey: ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

“About the “Merry Christmas” the album: Merry Christmas is the first Christmas album, and the fourth studio album, by Mariah Carey. The album features cover versions of popular Christmas tunes and original material. Carey worked with Walter Afanasieff, with whom … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Al From- ‘The New Democrats and the Return to Power’

Source:The New Democrat “From founded the Democratic Leadership Council in 1984. In the twenty-five years he served as its CEO, he achieved his goal of bringing the Democratic Party back to power. In this political memoir he recounts the development … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Paul Krugman- ‘Inequality is a Drag’

Source:New York Times– left-wing columnist Paul Krugman. Source:The New Democrat “For more than three decades, almost everyone who matters in American politics has agreed that higher taxes on the rich and increased aid to the poor have hurt economic growth. … Continue reading

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HSN: The List With Colleen Lopez

Source:HSN– The List With Colleen Lopez. “Colleen takes the guesswork out of shopping for fashion and jewelry. Watch HSN every Thursday at 9pm ET & 6pm PT to see what you’ll add to your list! Prices shown on the previously … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Thomas E. Ricks- ‘Why Am I Moving Left?’

Source:POLITICO Magazine– is Thomas Rick moving Center-Left or Far-Left? Perhaps joining Occupy Wall Street? Source:The New Democrat “In my late 50s, at a time of life when most people are supposed to be drifting into a cautious conservatism, I am … Continue reading

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Slate: Jay Porter- ‘A Small Business Owners Case For Raising the Minimum Wage’

Source:Slate Magazine– a pro-minimum wage rally. Source:The New Democrat “Nine or ten dollars an hour? Twelve? Or all the way to $15? For much of the country, significant minimum wage hikes are coming—at least in the areas where they haven’t … Continue reading

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