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Nixon’s Abuse and Congress Doing Their Job

On this day in 1974, President Richard M. Nixon announces his resignation from office “effective at noon tomorrow,” the first American President to date to…

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On This Day (October 10th)

On this day in 1973, Spiro Agnew becomes the first U.S. vice-president to resign in disgrace. That same day, he pleaded no contest to a count of federal income tax evasion in exchange for the dropping of charges of political corruption.

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The Roots of Generation X’s Political Cynicism

Written by Corey McLaughlin for Common Culture and The Big Slice.   I can’t speak for others, but my generation isn’t exactly the most trusting…

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Crisis Management? (OPINION)

Jon Favreau has a piece in The Daily Beast that, if I read it correctly, is meant to put all us “handwringers” and “bed wetters”…

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It's Time for the Democrats to Fight Back

5/10 ~ Calling the deadly attack in Benghazi the “most egregious cover-up in American history,” Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) predicted Thursday that President Barack Obama…

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The Attack of the Watergates

If you’ve been watching Fox News or listening to AM radio recently, two things are immediately apparent: the first is you obviously are a masochist…

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