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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : George McGovern, the Most Decent Man in Politics

George McGovern during the 1972 presidential campaign. Photo from SIPA / REX.George McGovern:The most decent man in politics McGovern, who flew 35 missions as pilot of a B-24, took what he had learned in those deadly skies and put it … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : George McGovern, the Most Decent Man in Politics

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Ron Jacobs : Reflecting on George McGovern

Former presidential candidate and Sen. George McGovern in 2007. Photo by Tim Sloan / AFP / Getty Images..Come home, America:Reflecting on George McGovern I was a senior in high school in 1972. I listened to his acceptance speech while working … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Reflecting on George McGovern

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George McGovern : Get Out of Iraq. Now.

Former Sen. George S. McGovern, Democratic candidate for President, 1972. Are we now going to ignore for another three years the public mandate of 2006 against this costly, preemptive war based on deceit? And how can we justify putting thousands … finish reading George McGovern : Get Out of Iraq. Now.

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Hunter Thompson Speaks From the Grave

Jerome Doolittle here pulls a Hunter Thompson gem out of the historical hat. It reminds us once again of the utter brilliance that was Hunter S. Thompson, how absolutely on target he was no matter how bizarre his poesy and … finish reading Hunter Thompson Speaks From the Grave

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