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Pitts: The Dastardly Opposition, Now that It Is Not Us

Leonard Pitts’ latest column: Last year, Barack Obama was elected president, the first American of African heritage ever to reach that office. If this was regarded as a new beginning by most Americans, it was regarded apocalyptically by others who promptly proceeded to lose both

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Kuciniching Health Care

Every now and then, I’m looking through some of the policies that Congressman Dennis Kucinich supports, and wondering why he didn’t get more support as a presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008. Then Kucinich reminds me, with comments like this one he made on the

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An Election Procrastination Bumper Sticker

OK, really now, it’s time for the bumper sticker to come off. To put things in gentle perspective, I saw a Mondale-Ferraro bumper sticker on the back of a beat-up Chevy a few months ago.

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No More Hawaii for Democracy

The web site for Hawai’i for Democracy isn’t there any more. It’s been replaced by one of those generic placeholders that sells credit cards and insurance.

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2008 Secessionist Fantasy

With the new red nations of Chesapeake and Mackinac, a shared waterway is what defines the small national identity. The blue nation of Montana is landlocked, but it has a border with Canada.

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How Can I Steal Back My Vote If I Haven’t Voted Yet?

Even with Barack Obama pulling ahead a few points in national and swing state polls, there’s a lot of concern among Democrats that the presidential election may be too close to call in the end. That’s why you have political operatives like Kennedy and Palast hyperventilating about stolen votes once again.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?