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Would John McCain Re-establish the Draft?

The Coming McCain Military DraftBy Juan Cole / November 3, 2008 There has been almost no discussion in the press about the broader implications of John McCain’s military policies. McCain wants to keep a large military contingent in Iraq for … finish reading Would John McCain Re-establish the Draft?

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Spreading Viral E-Mails Around the World

If you grow up in Hawaii, raised by your grandparents, you’re “exotic, different.” If you grow up in Alaska eating mooseburgers, you’re a quintessential American story. ++++++++++++++++ If your name is Barack, you’re a radical, unpatriotic Muslim. If you name … finish reading Spreading Viral E-Mails Around the World

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Mariann Wizard : ‘Palin Will Go Down in Flames’

Yeah. Yeah. We know this image is probably photoshopped. And?Palin Implosion InevitableBy Mariann Wizard / The Rag Blog / September 9, 2008 As even more evidence comes to light of Gov. Sarah Palin’s anti-scientific, anti-feminist, and anti-democratic views, I am … finish reading Mariann Wizard : ‘Palin Will Go Down in Flames’

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A New Blog with a Clear Purpose

Women say NO – Part 15September 8, 2008 I don’t support Sarah Palin as a candidate for Vice President because I don’t want my grandchildren to live in a nation that, in accordance with her political views, would deny them … finish reading A New Blog with a Clear Purpose

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Designed to Maintain the Political Status Quo

Deception and Delusion: Dummies for Democracyby Joel S. Hirschhorn / September 9, 2008 I confess. I believe there is a ruling class that sustains the two-party plutocracy running the nation for the benefit of the rich and corporate class. Their … finish reading Designed to Maintain the Political Status Quo

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The Moose-Hunting Pitbull with Lipstick

This cynical choice has left McCain’s honour in shredsBy Minette Marrin / September 7, 2008 I’m an American, California born. It’s true my mother was English and that I was brought up here from early childhood and think myself exceptionally … finish reading The Moose-Hunting Pitbull with Lipstick

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Bleak News on Employment Front : Jobless Rate Soars

Theodore Harmon, left, helps Solomon Boyd with a job application as the two look for work at the New York State Department of Labor office in Harlem. Photo by David Goldman / NYT.Economist Jared Bernstein: ‘Working families are in trouble’By … finish reading Bleak News on Employment Front : Jobless Rate Soars

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Flyboy McCain : Hero or Fraud?

Updated September 5, 2008 This provocative article by Thomas Cleaver, written for The Rag Blog, was originally posted on August 30, 2008. We are publishing it again today with some very interesting discussion added. Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … finish reading Flyboy McCain : Hero or Fraud?

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