The Republic of T.

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February 4, 2013
by terrance
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The GOP & Obama’s Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class, Pt. 3

Like I said in the first post in this series, Obama didn’t waste time talking to Republicans in his inaugural address because he didn’t need to talk to them. President Obama’s biggest accomplishments in his first term happened without their … Continue reading

January 30, 2013
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The GOP & Obama’s Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class, Pt. 2

In Part 1 of this series, I wrote that Republicans who were incensed that President Obama had nothing to say to them in his inaugural address should be far more worried the possibility that the president realizes he doesn’t need … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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The GOP and Obama’s Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class, Pt. 1

It was, of course, to be expected that Republicans would not like President Obama’s inaugural address no matter what said. In fact, it’s safe to say that the only speech Republicans would have been happy to hear from President Obama … Continue reading

May 2, 2011
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Osama Bin Laden: “We got him.” For Real This Time.

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last 24 hours, you’ve probably heard that Osama Bin Laden is dead. [pro-player width=’400′ height=’380′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-N3dJvhgPg[/pro-player] And so shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, … Continue reading

November 5, 2010
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Comments Off on The GOP’s Pyrrhic Victory: Why It Won’t Work, Pt. 3

The GOP’s Pyrrhic Victory: Why It Won’t Work, Pt. 3

It Won’t Work Not to pick on Kathleen Parker, but the “narrative” she suggested the Democrats take from midterm elections — “You can’t sell people what they don’t want” — is more likely to end up being the narrative the … Continue reading