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Archive of posts published in the tag: Al Franken

Subjects and Citizens

from The John Conyers Abdication by Ben Shapiro at National Review: Americans love to mock the British for their addiction to royalty. But the fact is that we have created our own version of royalty in our politics, right down…

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Character and Conspiracy

by Henry Oliner The stream of sexual predatory behavior since Weinstein has the usual media suspects struggling for an explanation.  While several players from the right are scarred- Roy Moore, Bill O’Reilly, and Donald Trump- the surprise is the deluge…

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Journalistic Malpractice on Russia

“Read the declassified report by the intelligence community that came out in early January,” said (Hillary) Clinton. “Seventeen agencies, all in agreement – which I know from my experience as a senator and secretary of state is hard to get…

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Kryptonite for Democrats

by Henry Oliner The Kathy Griffin episode is another in a line of media double standards. One only must imagine what the response would have been if the tastelessness was a conservative holding a decapitated head of Obama. She crossed…

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Tort Respect

I just saw HBO’s “Hot Coffee”.  It is a 90 minute in depth analysis of individual cases on how we have compromised the effectiveness of our legal system. The lead story was about the elderly woman who was severely burned…

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