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Harry Targ : The Real Romney Foreign Policy

Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up? Image from Foreign Policy.Unleashing the military:The real Romney foreign policy Military spending would grow in a Romney administration, especially because of ties to the neocons and a hawkish Congress which promotes military … finish reading Harry Targ : The Real Romney Foreign Policy

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BOOKS / Mike Davis : The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

The reds under Romney’s bed The image of the Red Cavalry going into battle with the Book of Mormon in their saddlebags is quite a stretch; most of us, on the contrary, would probably vote for Mormon ‘socialism’ as the … finish reading BOOKS / Mike Davis : The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

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Jonah Raskin : ‘Uncle Tom’ Vs. Simon Legree, 2012

Uncle Tom and Simon Legree. Image from Uncle Tom’s Cabin Reconsidered.Election 2012:‘Uncle Tom’ Obama Vs. ‘Simon Legree’ Romney Ironically, on the eve of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, modern-day Americans are once again in need of emancipation and without … finish reading Jonah Raskin : ‘Uncle Tom’ Vs. Simon Legree, 2012

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Gerry Bello, Bob Fitrakis, and Harvey Wasserman : Do the Romneys Own Your E-Vote?

Photo by Brian Snyder / Reuters / Salon.Does the Romney familynow own your e-vote? A candidate for the presidency of the United States — and his brother, wife, and son — have a straight-line financial interest in the voting machines … finish reading Gerry Bello, Bob Fitrakis, and Harvey Wasserman : Do the Romneys Own Your E-Vote?

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Jack A. Smith : Obama and Romney Differ Little on Foreign Policy

Obama and Romney: Birds of a feather? Caricature by DonkeyHotey.Birds of a feather? Obama and Romney havesimilar views on foreign policy The back and forth between the candidates on international issues is largely about appearance, not substance. By Jack A. … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Obama and Romney Differ Little on Foreign Policy

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Robert Parry : Mitt Romney’s Lies and Distortions

That trademark Romney smirk. Image from policymic.Mitt Romney lies to the world Mitt Romney gave a rousing speech about how his foreign policy would be much more muscular than President Obama’s. But Romney displayed again his proclivity to lie on … finish reading Robert Parry : Mitt Romney’s Lies and Distortions

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Marilyn Katz : Whose Election is This Anyway?

Is it about them? Or us? Caricatures by DonkeyHotey.Whose election is this anyway? It’s not about Obama or Romney. It’s about us. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | August 28, 2012 Without Occupy, without women, without the young, … finish reading Marilyn Katz : Whose Election is This Anyway?

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Tom Hayden : Paul Ryan, Dan Senor, and the Return of the Neocons

Neocon spin doctor Dan Senor. Image from Getty Images. Inset below: Dan Senor, Mitt Romney, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Image from ThinkProgress.Enter Dan Senor… Ryan a pawn in neocon return Dan Senor, who supplied Republicans with spin in … finish reading Tom Hayden : Paul Ryan, Dan Senor, and the Return of the Neocons

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Larry Ray : The Duchess of Romney and ‘You People’

The Duchess of Romney. Graphic by Larry Ray, with apologies to Quentin Matsys.Dispatch from the ‘uncanny valley’:The Duchess of Romney and ‘you people‘ Phony and snobby aloofness doesn’t play well with Americans. By Larry Ray | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Larry Ray : The Duchess of Romney and ‘You People’

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Jack A. Smith : 2012 Elections: ‘Another Fine Mess…’

Train car outside Cheyenne, Wyoming. Image from Big American Night.‘Another fine mess…’The 2012 elections won’t bring progressive change If Obama returns to the White House it will be to the same mess the U.S. finds itself in today. Should Romney … finish reading Jack A. Smith : 2012 Elections: ‘Another Fine Mess…’

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CARTOON / Joshua Brown : Life During Wartime: Things to Look Forward To

Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / The Rag Blog / April 30, 2012.[Joshua Brown is the executive director of the Center for Media and Learning/American Social History Project, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York and is a … finish reading CARTOON / Joshua Brown : Life During Wartime: Things to Look Forward To

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Carl Davidson : ‘Business Guy’ Romney Feeds us Baloney

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks with Screen Machine Industries owner Doug Cohen, left, July 27, 2011, in Pataskala, Ohio. Photo by Jay LaPrete / AP.Now let me get this straight:‘Business guy’ Mitt Romneyfeeds us a bunch of baloney By … finish reading Carl Davidson : ‘Business Guy’ Romney Feeds us Baloney

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