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The 13 percent Congress: Representing the 1 Percent

The 13 percent Congress: Representing the 1 Percent

Thirteen is not a lucky number by any measure. It never has been. It will never be. Ask any gambler who plays the horses or the slots. Ask anyone who fears a black cat crossing his or her path. Ask anyone who walks around an open ladder instead of walking under it. Superstition is powerful. […]

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Ron Paul: A US Politician Who Says What he Thinks

Ron Paul: A US Politician Who Says What he Thinks

Americans can either agree or disagree with Ron Paul’s stands on issues, but all political observers must admit that the Congressman is consistent on his positions. In Iowa’s GOP primary , Mitt Romney got the gold medal by 8 votes over conservative Christians’ favorite, Rick Santorum. Meanwhile, Ron Paul won the bronze medal in a […]

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Politics And Ethics

Politics And Ethics

There is a deep crisis of confidence between the people and the political class in America today, and this reality cuts across all ideological boundaries. Further, this growing mistrust between politicians, business leaders and ordinary citizens is a global problem, which brings some serious questioning about the core principles or our democracies. This questioning can […]

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Grand Old Tea Party: A Strange Brew Of Populist Anger With A Triple K Flavor

Grand Old Tea Party: A Strange Brew Of Populist Anger With A Triple K Flavor

The Grand Old Party and the so called Tea Party movement have become a strange hybrid. A political body with a vague agenda, a distorted torso harboring many harms, with many legs, moving in different directions, and a few talking heads and some silent ones. The Architects And The Megaphones The only GOP member which […]

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Is The Obama Administration Heading For A Reshuffle?

Is The Obama Administration Heading For A Reshuffle?

Since the election of Scott Brown to take over the Senate seat of Teddy Kennedy, the tone has sharply changed in Washington; especially the rhetoric coming from the White House. President Obama is now using a more aggressive almost populist language such as denouncing the “fat cats” of Wall Street, and vehemently attacking the Supreme […]

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