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The indifference and even open hostility of the Trump administration toward have responsibilities toward Puerto Rico (what do you think the chances are that Trump actually knew Puerto Ricans are American citizens a month ago are?) is contributing to what is going to be a very long-term crisis. This is exacerbated by its attempt to […]
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Public Lands Enemy #1

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On April 12, 2016
As I have said a few times here, the Republican reaction to the Bundy occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is to embrace their policy positions, if not their direct action politics. Of course, that has been the policy of most western Republicans for a long time. No one personifies this anti-public lands attitude […]

Puerto Rico!

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On May 26, 2008
With due respect to the residents of our not-quite-a-51st-state, Barack Obama shouldn’t be spending either a nickel or a minute on the Puerto Rican primary. Illinois, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Florida have the largest Puerto Rican populations in the United States, and Obama is going to crush in the first five and […]
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