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Kevin, Vlad Said To Say Thank You

Thursday the House passed the $858 billion National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 350-80. My advise is if your are going to read the 4,000+ page bill -which I doubt many of the 430 House members did – that you hold your nose while doing so because it stinks. I’m not talking about the money involved or the programs that it funds – I’ll leave that to other liberals whom I may or may not agree with – I’m talking of two (one totally unrelated) provisions that weaken America’s military readiness and democracy.

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Progressive Sweeping XV

I’ll be hitting the road for a few days. This will be my last “live posting” until I get back. Seems like a perfect time to do some sweeping of my notes and email box.

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Your Honor?

Today is the first Monday in October which means the Supreme Court begins its new session. For some time, I intended to write this basic article for publishing today. Recent events made that even more compelling.

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On Principle

The fact that this article is being published on the 21st anniversary of 9/11 has not escaped me. Its subject matter is both the biggest American political story of the week just passed and, like 9/11, an attack on America. Worst of all it is far from resolved and is coming from within.

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The Biggest Problem In American Politics Just Got Worse

Taking partisanship out of the equation, without a doubt the influence of money is the biggest problem in American politics. Simply put, it is un-democratic and it just got a lot worse!

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