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Obama Evokes Reagan on Nuke Treaty

November 20, 2010

The prospective treaty with Russia regarding nuclear inspections hit a hurdle when Arizona Senator Jon Kyl called for more time to look through the details, prompting President Obama to say: “Those who would block this treaty are breaking President Reagan’s rule — they want to trust, but not verify.” Here’s our post-partisan president going into [...]

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Ousting Blago

January 29, 2009

Blago is now the former Governor of Illinois. In a 59-0 vote, the Illinois State Senate sent a message to Rod Blagojevich:  don’t let the door hit your ass on the way out the door!  Don’t worry, every single media outlet within 3000 miles will want to hear Blago’s side of the story — how his trials and [...]

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

April 4, 2008

Forty years ago today, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed on a balcony outside the Lorraine Motel by James Earl Ray just after 6pm.  The Civil Rights Movement lost its most powerful Twentieth Century figure that day, and the movement was never the same.  However, the successful civic action by millions of [...]

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