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Broadside Appearance to Talk About Tim Murray:”McLaughlin Didn’t Appoint Housing Authority Members”

I was on Broadside with Jim Braude last night for two segments.  The first was talking about the presidential primary.  The second followed Sean Murphy of the Boston Globe’s explanation of his investigation.  I made one point that is being lost by those that say Tim Murray did nothing wrong, that this is all McLaughlin’s fault.  The point is, Mike…

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US History amendment rejected in Senate Budget

(Senator Hedlund, aren’t you aware that US History is the story of oppression?  We can’t be glorifying oppression can we? – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) During budget debate today, I offered an amendment that would have required the social sciences and history portion of the MCAS contain United States history and make that portion a graduation requirement.  …

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A Revolt Against Obama Among The Beautiful People?

RealClearPolitics.com has an intriguing video of Niall Ferguson giving a lecture a few days ago at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival. One of his points (among many) grabbed my attention: Third, and penultimate point: The legitimacy of the American way–of what Francis Fukuyama and others confidently in 1989 called liberal capitalism or capitalist democracy–has been fundamentally called into question by…

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