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Thurgood Marshall and the end of Separate but Equal

On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. He would remain on the…

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Don’t Get Mad, Get Even!

Look, I realize that emotions are high. This was a gut punch, but one we should have seen coming. The whole second hearing was a set up from the beginning. Christine Blasey Ford was never going to get a fair hearing. We knew that going in, and I suspect do did Dr. Ford. Her courage was nonetheless inspiring. What all of us need to do is channel our emotions into a positive energy. As the saying goes, don’t get mad, get even.

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Posted in Current events Elections Op-Ed Politics The Courts

Don't Get Mad, Get Even!

Look, I realize that emotions are high. This was a gut punch, but one we should have seen coming. The whole second hearing was a set up from the beginning. Christine Blasey Ford was never going to get a fair hearing. We knew that going in, and I suspect do did Dr. Ford. Her courage was nonetheless inspiring. What all of us need to do is channel our emotions into a positive energy. As the saying goes, don’t get mad, get even.

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Posted in Headlines Health History Opinion Politics Rants Right Wing Myths

Anatomy of a Policy Murder: Will Duplicity and Dupes Kill Hope and Change?

If the last 40-odd days of health care hysteria serve any intellectually viable purpose, it is to ratify the Thomas Theorem on self-fulfilling prophesies: If…

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One Day The GOP Will Regret Calling It 'Obamacare' And That Day Cometh Right Soon

It started out on the campaign trail in 2008 with the most generic of titles, “Health Care Reform.” At the time the concept was a…

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Posted in Economy Headlines Labor Opinion Politics Social Issues

Christian Principles in Capitalism? Scalia Thinks So.

As reported in the Huffington Post, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had this to say, “While I would not argue that capitalism as an economic…

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