Tag Archives: politics

Pushing back at Healey : Exxon Pushes Texas Court to Shut Down Mass AG Probe

This is important so a reproduction of the entire press release is appropriate! Exxon Pushes Texas Court To Shut Down Mass. AG Probe By Jess Davis Law360, Dallas (August 25, 2016, 2:13 PM ET) — Exxon Mobil Corp. told a Texas federal court Wednesday that Massachusetts’ attorney general can’t dispel First Amendment concerns related to its climate change investigation…

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Tyler Cowan asks: What are the core differences between Republicans and Democrats?

Apparently,  Paul Krugman does not think there is a wide diversity of thought in the Republican Party.  Oddly the Democratic Party is far more rigid in my opinion on matters of orthodoxy.  (What has happened to the conservative Democrat anyway?) I would venture to say that the class divisions (Democrats  working class; Republicans capitalist class) no longer hold.  All the…

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An uplifting read: Vox says Dems are in trouble

The media wing of the Democratic Party likes to emphasize the almost eternal discord within the national GOP the old chestnut: Tea Party versus Mainstream. They write with a tin-ear ignoring the wave elections of 2010 and 2014. But credit Vox, the explanatory if not self-important blog, with shedding some light on the problems of Democrats nationally. The party faces…

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Bi-coastal bias at work! Northeastern Prof condescends with new book “Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy”

I imagine that conservatives will have to suffer another liberal interpretation of the rise and fall of American conservatism, a narrative that seems to generate enough sales in liberal fever swamps. If only that is to understand liberal anger at the occasional electoral loss. Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy [Edward H. Miller] on Amazon.com.…

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