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Carl Davidson : Time to Get Serious About Full Employment

WPA image via Keep on Keepin’ On Time to get serious about full employment: We need a jobs program that doesn’t tinker around the edges By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / August 24, 2011 The Rag Blog will … finish reading Carl Davidson : Time to Get Serious About Full Employment

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David Van Os : Surrender and Sellout

Political cartoon from OpEd News.I rest my case:Surrender and selloutBy David Van Os / The Rag Blog / August 2, 2011 According to all reliable news reports, John Boehner assured House Republicans that the budget deal does not endanger any … finish reading David Van Os : Surrender and Sellout

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Marc Estrin : Pea of the Month

Image from OB Rag.PEA OF THE MONTH “Keep your eye on the pea.” “What pea? Where?” “The one under the shell, this shell, here. Got it?” “Yeah.” “OK. Now watch carefully.” By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / April … finish reading Marc Estrin : Pea of the Month

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Tom Hayden : Samantha Power Goes to War

Samantha Power. Image from The 46.Obama’s ‘humanitarian hawk’:Samantha Power goes to war By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / March 30, 2011 Barack Obama’s war in Libya bears the intellectual imprint of Samantha Power, the Dublin-born human rights author … finish reading Tom Hayden : Samantha Power Goes to War

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Jim Hightower : Obama is Waltzing With the Devil

Dancing with the devil. Drawing from Decoded Stuff.Obama, Inc.:With Daley and Immelt on board,our president is waltzing with the devil. By Jim Hightower / CommonDreams / February 9, 2011 When you dance with the devil, never fool yourself into thinking … finish reading Jim Hightower : Obama is Waltzing With the Devil

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Sid Eschenbach : Why Obama Took the Deal

Cartoon from Huffington Post.The myth about jobs and taxes,and why Obama took the deal By Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / December 14, 2010 With little time left in this Congressional session, legislative scheduling should be focused on these … finish reading Sid Eschenbach : Why Obama Took the Deal

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Harry Targ : Did Obama Stimulus Save Kokomo, Indiana?

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visit Chrysler Indiana Transmission Plant II in Kokomo, Indiana, on November 23, 2010. Photo by Brian Kersey / UPI.Recovery Act brings jobs to Kokomo:Obama in the conservative heartland By Harry Targ / … finish reading Harry Targ : Did Obama Stimulus Save Kokomo, Indiana?

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James McEnteer : Obama, Can This Really Be the End?

Sixties flashbacks. Image from Cabbages and Kings.Acid reflux flashbacks:Obama, can this really be the end? By James McEnteer / The Rag Blog / December 7, 2010 [Though we share much of his frustration, the opinions expressed by James McEnteer are … finish reading James McEnteer : Obama, Can This Really Be the End?

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Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

Shading the truth? Tea Partier at Tax Day Rally in Pleaston, California, April 15, 2010. Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images.Looking at the electionwithout the Tea-colored glasses To draw grandiose conclusions about ‘demands of the American people’ is unsupported … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

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Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

Shading the truth? Tea Partier at Tax Day Rally in Pleasanton, California, April 15, 2010. Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images.Looking at the electionwithout the Tea-colored glasses To draw grandiose conclusions about ‘demands of the American people’ is unsupported … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : 2010 Elections Without the Tea-Colored Glasses

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Bill Fletcher : ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ and the Threat from the Far Right

Enthusiasm and voting:The Far Right, and the immediate challenge This is not the boy who cried wolf… There is an energized, right-wing army waiting to turn back the clock. By Bill Fletcher Jr. / The Rag Blog / October 28, … finish reading Bill Fletcher : ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ and the Threat from the Far Right

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Lamar W. Hankins : Obama Not Legally Bound to Appeal DADT Ruling

A member of the military who was fired because of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, at a press conference on Capitol Hill May 3, 2010. Photo from Newscom.There is no legal reason to appealruling on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Clearly, the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Obama Not Legally Bound to Appeal DADT Ruling

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