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American mass transit is dying

Three of the four largest systems in the country have been crippled this winter — and the worst is yet to come American mass transit is dying This is a preventable catastrophe.

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Trump targets “the FDA Food Police,” calls for elimination of food-safety regulations in new tax plan

Trump targets “the FDA Food Police,” calls for elimination of food-safety regulations in new tax plan Shockingly misguided.

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Bring on the outrage: Go ahead and hate on “coddled” college kids — just admit that anti-p.c. backlash is fueled by outrage, too

Bring on the outrage: Go ahead and hate on “coddled” college kids — just admit that anti-p.c. backlash is fueled by outrage, too I think most of what gets lumped into “PC” is silly and counter productive. I think the neo-nazi movements are awful. I think Sharia law is incompatible with a modern society. But as […]

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The strange case of Denny Hastert: The other reason why his indictment is so disturbing

The strange case of Denny Hastert: The other reason why his indictment is so disturbing Schtupenfreude is the joy you feel when a politician you hate is in a career ruining sex scandal.

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Rand Paul goes full Strangelove: The “anti-drone” candidate is okay with droning American citizens

Rand Paul goes full Strangelove: The “anti-drone” candidate is okay with droning American citizens Greenwald also questions Paul’s larger strategy here of trying to tie up loose, dovish ends on foreign policy: “I don’t get his strategy: he’s never going to attract GOP hawks, so why dilute what makes him interesting/unique?” That’s the big strategic […]

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Rand Paul’s “anti-torture” sham: Why his ignoring CIA scandal says so much – Salon.com

Rand Paul’s “anti-torture” sham: Why his ignoring CIA scandal says so much – Salon.com Put simply, if Sen. Paul’s commitment to his small government vision extended beyond the GOP’s usual hatred of taxes, throwing himself into the CIA torture scandal by vocally and repeatedly demanding the summary’s release would be the perfect way to prove […]

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Inside the terrifying, twisted online world of involuntary celibates

Inside the terrifying, twisted online world of involuntary celibates What happened is punishment for evil and violence of feminists and liberals. Any of you supporting atrocities like women’s suffrage, immodest clothing, child support/alimony, no ban on adultery, ban on prostitution and a lack of female premarital chastity, all the things that drove this young man […]

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Libertarians who don’t understand liberty

Libertarians who don’t understand liberty Suppose a gay wedding party goes into a restaurant, sits down, and prepares to order. The restaurant manager comes over and tells them that they must leave because they are gay. Angered by this bigotry, the patrons refuse to leave. Now ask yourself: What happens next? In Carney’s world, what […]

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Voucher-mania: Conservatives have exactly one answer for all spending questions

Voucher-mania: Conservatives have exactly one answer for all spending questions it is probably only a matter of time before some ambitious young right-wing intellectual devises a scheme of personal defense vouchers, which individuals could choose to spend on U.S. military services, foreign armies and navies, mercenary gangs or, perhaps, to bribe the enemy into sparing […]

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Millionaire tax migration is a myth!

Millionaire tax migration is a myth! Those echoing Cuomo’s tax migration myth defend their argument by citing a decline in the number of New York millionaires from 2007 to 2009 after the state passed a tax surcharge. Yet, the real story is what Crain’s Business reports: “New York lost millionaires (between 2007 and 2009) primarily […]