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The real Iran

Saeed Abidini, an American citizen and pastor in the great state of Idaho, has been held prisoner by Iran since September 2012 in one of their most notoriously gruesome prisons. While Fox News has recently provided some coverage of this

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Republican death spiral

Gun control. Immigration. Inaugural address. What do these issues have in common? They are all distractors to the Right. The Left has found that, if they throw issues out there and present them in a controversial manner, the Right will

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Captain Morgan’s Sweet Deal

Tim Carney has a revealing piece in the Washington Examiner that chronicles how certain tax credits were incorporated into the Fiscal Cliff Deal.  He reports: Here’s what happened: In late July, Finance Chairman Max Baucus announced the committee would soon

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I Bet This Won’t Be Addressed

To make a point of Republican weakness, I’m going to turn to an article that came out today on yahoo. Before I begin, however, I’d like to remind you of the first edition of UTL: narrative manipulation. Most people on

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Leadership

As the ‘fiscal cliff’ looms and it looks almost certain now that no deal will be reached in time to prevent my taxes from going up, I’m reminded how vacuous our leadership is in DC.  The problems facing this country

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Understanding the Left: 1

Understanding the Left (UTL) is a new series that I’m starting that will periodically look out how and why the Left does what it does. This is necessary to know as many Republicans turn a blind eye to their activities.

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Plan B

The time for change is it hand.  According to The Hill: Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) now ranks as the least-liked congressional leader, with just 31 percent of voters holding a positive opinion of the Republican leader and more than half

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