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Eugene Robinson Wins Pulitzer

Eugene Robinson, who I consistently cited during my own annoyingly biased coverage of the 2008 Presidential Elections, has won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Congratulations to Mr. Robinson! Advertisements

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How Difficult is It to Show a Little Support?

UPDATE BELOW One would think the GOP and gun advocates would be more supportive of Americans’ rights to be free from excessive government intervention and from being shot by the police for the mere possession of a firearm. Apparently when … Continue reading

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Donations: The Revelations of Revelations

As an American living abroad, one thing that never ceases to amaze me are the all too commonplace, self-assured anti-Semitic cries about the Jewish black hand controlling American economic and foreign policy and thus dominating the world. Yes, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Election Day

Just about two years ago, on October 31, 2006, I wrote my first post about Barack Obama. Then on January 29, 2008, Grave Error officially endorsed Barack Obama for the presidency. In 2008 alone, I have written about Obama’s candidacy … Continue reading

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Culture Wars, Politics of Destruction and the Media

As I have mentioned, Obama is finally striking back against the McCain team’s low blows. I understand why the Democrats would finally want to start firing back at the Republican Lee Atwater, Karl Rove tactics of culture wars and personal … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Primaries

Two Thursdays ago, I landed in Paris to find myself in the middle of the great French passtime: a public transportation strike. Luckily it wasn’t a complete shut-down, and there were still a few trains that I could take from … Continue reading

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The Final Days, Everything’s On Sale

The word on the street is that if Hillary goes gracefully, the remaining Super D’s will let her finish out the race, but if she continues her slash and burn tactics, then they will come out in unison and end … Continue reading

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Who’s Being Patronizing?

Obama has stated that decades of working-class neglect has caused working class bitterness. According to Hillary and McCain, that makes Obama an elitist. Is it as ridiculous as a bunch of right wing Republicans saying that it was the black … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Toast

It is said that good advice is when someone tells you exactly what you want to hear. In the same vain, I suppose I find Eugene Robinson’s columns so on point because I essentially agree with what most of the … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Baggage

Over the course of the past few months as I have been following the elections (and ultimately given my support to the Obama campaign), I have found Eugene Robinson’s op-ed pieces in the Washington Post to be very insightful and … Continue reading

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