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Pelosi Lays Down the Law

I’ll say this for Nancy Pelosi; love her, hate her; agree with her, disagree with her, she’s no pushover. Unlike Paul Ryan and John Boehner,…

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Storming the Bastille-Lessons to be Learned

On this day in 1789, Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille, the royal fortress and prison that had come to symbolize…

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The Brokered 1960 DNC Convention

On this day in 1960, Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy of Massachusetts is nominated for the presidency by the Democratic Party Convention, defeating among others fellow…

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4th of July Viral Photo: truth and accountability

We need to talk about a picture that went viral this Fourth of July weekend. Look closely. Keep in mind, it’s a picture of a…

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Posted in Politics Progressives

Perceived trustworthiness: How the most basic persuasion tactic is dividing democrats.

The world is full of people wanting to sway us to their point of view. And we know that opinions (especially political) are rarely ever…

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Time’s Up?

The good news for Joe Biden is that Thursday night’s Democratic debate won’t be the last debate before the Iowa caucuses. The bad news for…

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