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Killing dissent softly at the DNC


I like to run the streets to calm the demons in my head before bedtime. It’s like meditation or prayer, except you need good shoes and plenty of water, especially during heat waves like the one we endured while the … Continue reading

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Warren vs. Wall Street (and Obama)


There is an amazing disconnect between Elizabeth Warren and the man for whom she gave her excellent speech Wednesday night at the big Democratic pep rally: “People feel like the system is rigged against them,” Warren said. “And here’s the … Continue reading

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