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Blast from the Past

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On May 6, 2020
It’s the anniversary of the Works Progress Administration today and I tweeted out my This Day in Labor History post about it, as I do most days. People love the WPA and we need another WPA today, so it got a little attention. One core part of the WPA was the various arts programs that […]

EMP Troof!

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On July 13, 2012

Fred Hiatt sees fit to give the EMP nutjobs (no less a statesman than Newt!) a platform: I write this now because of my concern for national security and our power grid, which are susceptible to dooms

Pathetic

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On March 12, 2012

Good luck with this fellas: Newt Gingrich has a crazy idea. Sources close to his dwindling campaign say he is in talks with Rick Perry in hopes of getting him on a ticket before the Republican convent

NEWTMENTUM!!!

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In Robert Farley
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On January 20, 2012
Chuck Norris edition: For my wife, Gena, and I, we sincerely believe former Speaker Newt Gingrich is the answer to most of those questions and deserves our endorsement and vote. We agree with our friend and governor of the great state of Texas, Rick Perry, when he suspended his campaign and endorsed Gingrich, that Newt […]

Takedown

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On December 6, 2011
In one of the best blog posts of the year, Charles Pierce just destroys Jon Meachem’s analysis of Newt Gingrich. In part, beginning with quoting Meachem: But by the September-October debates, Newt had grown impressive “by standing back and offering a Wise Man’s view of the political shenanigans onstage and in Washington generally. “Gingrich is […]

Presidential

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On December 1, 2011

Newt clarifies his comments from last week that poor students should replace janitors in schools. They shouldn’t do all the work. Just jobs like cleaning the bathrooms. And doesn’t this ma

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