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Paula Gordon: Choose a Direction

We can contine to rebuild America; or, we can slide into permanent peonage, hostages to greed. “Vision without action is a pipedream,” a neighbor’s bumper declares. Is the American people’s vision of a more just society … just a pipedream? I say, “No!” We MADE that happen. Is our massive 2008 electoral rejection of Republi-Corp’s […]

Ted Sorensen DEAD: John F. Kennedy Speechwriter, Obama Supporter, Dies At 82

NEW YORK — Theodore C. Sorensen, the studious, star-struck aide and alter ego to President John F. Kennedy whose crisp, poetic turns of phrase helped idealize and immortalize a tragically brief administration, died Sunday. He was 82. He died at noon at Manhattan’s New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center from complications of a stroke, […]

Will The GOP Win Control Of The Senate In The Midterm Elections?

WASHINGTON — Democrats’ Senate majority faces a midterm shrinkage Tuesday, a further complication for President Barack Obama’s agenda, even if Republicans fall short of seizing control of the 100-member chamber. Republicans must pick up 10 seats to regain the majority they lost four years ago. Analysts in both parties consider that a tough task. The […]

Donald Craig Mitchell: Daddy’s Girl Versus Sarah’s Boy: Alaskans Who Are Alaska Patriots Should Vote for Lisa, Alaskans Who Are National Patriots Should Vote Her Down

As every aging mousekeeter knows, on the Mickey Mouse Club one day a week was Anything Can Happen Day. Insofar as the contest between Joe Miller, Lisa Murkowski, and Scott McAdams for election to the United States Senate is concerned, this Tuesday is Anything Can Happen Day in Alaska. Because two days out the outcome […]

Ron Christie: Democrats’ Chickens Coming Home to Roost

In the glow surrounding Barack Obama’s election to become the 44th President of the United States, strategist James Carville boasted that that the Democrats would be the majority party in government for a generation. Less than two years later, Democrats appear all but likely to lose control of the House of Representatives and suffer significant […]