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How Democracy Works in America

1. Wealthy socialite and daughter of former president declares interest in becoming United States Senator. 2. Wealthy socialite gets in touch with billionaire mayor of the Big Apple. 3. Billionaire mayor deploys top aide to contact powerholders across New York State with message that wealthy

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What should Barack Obama ask of us?

I’m inclined to add a subtitle to this post: “…and why shouldn’t we all just go ahead and do it anyway?” In my ideal world, we Americans wouldn’t need a Dear Leader to tell us what we ought to do to better our own lives;

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Indications of Trouble in Ohio Voting?

Where I live in Franklin County, Ohio, lines were so long for the presidential election of 2004 that some people waited six hours in line to vote. Turnout in 2008 is expected to be even higher. How will things go here on Tuesday? Well, if

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

Fight the Republican beast!