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Democracy in Pennsylvania

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On January 22, 2018
This is big news: In brief order handed down on Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that that state’s gerrymandered congressional maps violate the state constitution. That state’s map is so aggressively gerrymandered that Republicans won 13 of the state’s 18 congressional districts in 2012, despite the fact that Democrats won a majority of the […]

The Deal

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On January 22, 2018

I guess I am in a significant minority on the left, but I don’t see this government shutdown deal as a capitulation or sellout at all. What I see is the following: A) CHIP is a huge policy win f

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“It is not an insubstantial portion of Democratic online loyalists who believe that if you deviate from Democratic Party orthodoxy on the Trump-Russia question, you are a paid Kremlin agent,” Greenwald says. And many of those who don’t believe Greenwald works for Vladimir Putin tend to think he does his bidding for free. “I love […]
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Mass Mobilization Matters

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On January 22, 2018
Really good piece by Anna North about the extraordinary women’s marches that took place this weekend: “Follow the pussygates!” The shouts came up from a crowd trying to make its way from Broadway to the official route of the 2018 women’s march along Central Park West in New York City on Saturday. The pussygates in […]

Trumpism Is…

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On January 21, 2018

  …paying 100,000 dollars to attend a fancy shindig at a tacky golf club and using plastic spoons to grab your caviar from a tarnished silver bowl. I mean, it’s just too perfect, from

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I will be traveling for most of tomorrow, so my ability to see any of the games will depend on Delta’s wireless and/or dashboard viewing opt…so I look forward to seeing the highlights! Some random notes: Having been freed from the grip of EXOTIC SMASHMOUTH, the fine people of Tennessee will be favored with the…Bill […]
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