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BEING A WOMAN PROBABLY HELPED HILLARY’S CANDIDACY

I mean, I only voted for her to keep Trump out, and because it was inspiring to imagine us finally having a woman president. How many voters felt the same way?

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COMPLETE HYPOCRISY ON MILITARY SPENDING

“Where did all the concern over deficits go?” asks Adam Johnson at Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. “After two years of the media lamenting, worrying and feigning outrage over the cost of Bernie Sanders’ two big-budget items—free college and single-payer … Continue reading

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LIEU PUTS SASSE IN HIS PLACE

Sen. Sasse tried the time-honored extreme-right-wing trick of exploiting the American flag to attack the positions that are most Constitutional. Rep. Lieu replied: “Dear @BenSasse: Those of us who served active duty know the oath we took was to US … Continue reading

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WHERE ZUCKERBEG STANDS

David Plouffe was one of the worst of the charlatans pushing Obama toward more and more regressive stances on taxation and on “entitlements”–yes, Plouffe was advocating tax cuts for the wealthy and he was routinely smearing Medicare and Medicaid. Naturally, … Continue reading

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NYC WON’T SEE ITS LIKE AGAIN

I refer to the Mendoza book store on Ann Street near City Hall. When it closed in 1990, it was NYC’s oldest book store, having opened there in 1894! I remember the Mendoza well. It was positively Dickensian. When I was … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE OUR PRIORITIES?

As a society? Locally, as the City of New York? Bellevue Hospital is the lifeblood of this city — Why are we allowing staff to be cut? Why aren’t the philanthropic-minded having benefit dinners on its gorgeous old/new bridging concourse?

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SHUFFLING ALONG

time, space, and dance genre– Accompany me in the new, Fall 2017 Ballet Review.

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THE KOCHS SAY “JUMP!”

and the GOP says, “How high?” At Daily Kos, Jen Hayden reports how Koch brothers’ threats have got Graham, Cassidy, McConnell–and most definitely Sasse, one of many GOP who went to the Bros.  hate-in to grovel–et.al., et.al., et. GOP al.–hell for … Continue reading

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HIS HAYSEED HIGHNESS

Lindsay Graham is no man of the people, but he egregiously tries to sound that way to convince the electorate he’s fucking over that he’s one of them. Sen. Graham’s pissy, bitchy responses to anyone confronting him with the horrific truth … Continue reading

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BIOGRAPHY OF A LAMBREY (IN HUMAN FORM)

Out of the Ooze: The Story of Dr. Tom Price, by Alexander Zaitchik.

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