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The Government By the People Act: Making It Even Better

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The Government by the People Act has the potential to make it a lot easier for voters to make informed choices. We might even end up with a Congress worthy of our approval. Read More »

America’s Long-Term Unemployed Can No Longer Be Ignored

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Unemployment is not "Fun-employment." And to those that say otherwise, shame on you. Read More »

Little Substance in Obama’s State of the Union Speech

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Obama beat the proverbial dead horse on issues like gun control and immigration reform in an attempt to pander to his party and maintain relevance. Read More »

Dark History: Mexico’s Drug Cartels, Part 2

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Cartel conflict and politics took many twisted turns between the 1994 election of Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León and the emergence of the ultra-violent Zetas. Read More »

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Newly Discovered Recording Proves Ongoing Relevance of His Message

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Speaking at the Park Sheraton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan in September 1962, Dr. King spoke about the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Read More »

Dark History: Mexico’s Drug Cartels, Part 1

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Did 'Breaking Bad' pique your interest in the crime syndicates of Mexico? Read on. Read More »

Bridge-gate and Chris Christie: Governor’s Presidential Ambitions Are Toast

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A truly pernicious personal vendetta on a bridge named for George Washington resulted in more than inconvenience. This is a case of our worst fears about the abuse of power becoming a reality. Read More »

New NYC Mayor de Blasio and Mike Bloomberg – A Tale of Two Cities

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Mayor de Blasio has rightly called the last 12 years a “Tale of Two Cities,” and obviously this is a salient observation for anyone who has lived her under Lord Bloomberg’s rule. The disparity between the haves and have-nots was never more apparent than under his watch. Read More »

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Leaving Office – 12 Years a Stave

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It’s about time New York City had a mayor who cares and is more interested in the people on the city’s streets rather than those in its ivory towers. Read More »

Drug-Test Politicians – All of Them

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Congress ought to lead by example and initiate this requirement for themselves. After all, most American workers are drug tested. Read More »