Tag Archives: Presidency

Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?

The Imperial Obama? Image from The Express Tribune. The ‘new normal’? The Imperial Presidency “Same as it ever was…” — Talking Heads (“Once in a Lifetime”) By Jim Turpin | The Rag Blog | February 27, 2013 First of a … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?

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James Noland : Sarah Palin and JFK’s Houston Speech

John F. Kennedy, then a candidate for president of the United States, speaks before a group of Protestant ministers at Houston’s Rice Hotel, September 12, 1960. Photo from AP.Palin wrong about JFK:Kennedy’s famous speech on church and state As the … finish reading James Noland : Sarah Palin and JFK’s Houston Speech

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Politics of Fear : A Historical Perspective

Harry Truman delivers his “Truman Doctrine” speech to Congress on March 12, 1947. Photo from Truman Presidential Museum and Library.The politics of fear:A basic tool of reaction By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / August 23, 2009 “Scare hell … finish reading Politics of Fear : A Historical Perspective

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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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Jack Cafferty : Is McCain Another George W. Bush?

Jack Cafferty says John McCain shows virtually no intellectual curiosity, emulating President Bush. ‘It occurs to me that John McCain is as intellectually shallow as our current president’ By Jack Cafferty / August 19, 2008 NEW YORK — Russia invades … finish reading Jack Cafferty : Is McCain Another George W. Bush?

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Kucinich : OK, Let’s Just Impeach Him on Iraq

Kucinich to bring single article of impeachment for misleading US into war By Nick Juliano / July 8, 2008 Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is sticking to his drive to impeach President Bush. Few in the House of Representatives have any … finish reading Kucinich : OK, Let’s Just Impeach Him on Iraq

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A Progressive Obama? It Takes a Movement.

FDR, our most progressive president, had the support of a massive labor movement. Photo courtesy of Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum.Barack Obama: deeply flawed,and it’s our job to make him betterBy Kathy G. Kathy G. is a shrill feminist, … finish reading A Progressive Obama? It Takes a Movement.

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Resolved that George W. Bush be impeached…

Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio. Photo/Charlie Neibergall / AP. Dennis Kucinich’s 35 Articles of Impeachment Against George W. Bush On June 9, 2008, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, (D.,Ohio) made a remarkable presentation before the Congress of the United States calling for … finish reading Resolved that George W. Bush be impeached…

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Gore Vidal’s Article of Impeachment

I listened with awe to Kucinich… By Gore Vidal / June 11, 2008 On June 9, 2008, a counterrevolution began on the floor of the House of Representatives against the gas and oil crooks who had seized control of the … finish reading Gore Vidal’s Article of Impeachment

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