Category Archives: 2012 Presidential Candidates

Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age by Larry M Bartels

Have any of you read this? Sorry I can’t offer you my personal review: I saw this today among a stack of books Pres. Obama’s read since winning (?) the White House:  http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/08/14/obama-s-book-club.html This book appears to contain just the ammo we’ll need going into … Continue reading

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Ben Sargent on Rick Perry – can you tell Ben’s from Texas?

http://www.gocomics.com/bensargent/?utm_source=GoComics&utm_medium=free_email&utm_campaign=user_comic

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The personal is political . . . or is it the other way around (at least for Eric Cantor)

http://www.gocomics.com/paulszep/2011/07/18

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Here a pledge, there a pledge . . .

http://www.gocomics.com/robrogers/2011/07/22 having rewatched “1776” July 4th . .  the song “Lees of Old Virginia” might have be going thru my mind . .  . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1LOGXbR-ns&feature=player_detailpage  (skip the video – just listen . . . )  you’ll need to listen to … Continue reading

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Some Minnesotans have been concerned about Michele Bachmann for far longer than we have . . .

http://www.dumpbachmann.com/    

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Wall St fumbles the debt ceiling crisis . . .

Was it so important for Wall St to back the Republicans no matter what, that they couldn’t acknowledge the ramifications of failing to increase the debt ceiling? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/21/business/economy/wall-st-makes-fallback-plans-for-debt-crisis.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all “One of the worst possibilities that people in the financial industry, like Mr. … Continue reading

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