Monthly Archives: August 2015

Brookings Institution: Government Studies: Thomas Mann: Election 2016: The Dumbing Down of American Politics: How Can American Politics Get Any Dumber?

Source: Brookings Institution: Government Studies: Thomas Mann: Election 2016: The Dumbing Down of American Politics: How Can American Politics Get Any Dumber? Tom Mann-“Donald Trump and the chorus of Republican presidential aspirants may have appeared to monopolize the capacity to … Continue reading

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Michaels Backporch: Good Day LA’s Steve Edwards Interviews Robin Sax: Convicted Murderer Bruce Davis About to be Paroled?

Source: Michaels Backporch: Good Day LA’s Steve Edwards Interviews Robin Sax: Convicted Murderer Bruce Davis About to be Paroled? Whatever your position on the death penalty is and even if you’re in favor of the death penalty, but agree that … Continue reading

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Clinton Library 42: President Bill Clinton’s Press Conference-March, 1994

Source: Clinton Library 42: President Bill Clinton’s Press Conference-March, 1994 As unpopular as the first two years of the Bill Clinton Administration were and how unpopular that Democratic Congress was, it was a very productive Congress and two years for … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President John F. Kennedy’s American University Peace Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the whole point of President Kennedy’s speech here is that as different as the American and Russian form of government’s and system’s during the Cold War were, that the … Continue reading

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CBS News: 60 Minutes- Lesley Stahl Interviews Jimmy Carter: The White House Diary

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I mentioned this last week, but President Jimmy Carter was not a failed president and I laid out why I believe that. And of course we have the benefit of history … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the best speech that any president has ever given … Continue reading

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USA Today: Your Say- Legal Prostitution Poses Problems: Legalized Prostitution is Better Than The Alternative

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I look at prostitution the same way that I look at gambling, homosexuality, marijuana, alcohol, tobacco and perhaps a few other things that come with real risks. These are not activities … Continue reading

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