Wasn’t Obamacare Suppose To Fail?

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It turns out a lot of those negative predictions you’ve been hearing for so long about Obamacare didn’t come true.

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Good News, Rich People: NYC Just Made Sure You Won’t Have to Look at The Poors Ever Again

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Next up: stairs for rich people, trampolines for everyone else.

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Imprisonment As Social Policy

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Unfortunately America often uses the criminal justice system as a replacement for social policy, with disastrous results.

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The Problem With Ballot Initiatives

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The recent proposal to split California into six states shows the problem with ballot initiatives as a means of shaping public policy.

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What The Press Has Really Lost

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Our national news coverage is probably better than ever, but our local news is falling apart.

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The Real Problem With The Hobby Lobby Decision

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The Supreme Court’s recent ruling about birth control highlights a lot of problems in our society, but one of the biggest has to be our dysfunctional health care system itself.

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Tax Cuts Don’t Always Work

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The Republican agenda of massive tax cuts for the wealthy no matter what is leading to fiscal disaster in Kansas.

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This Fourth Let’s Celebrate Our Politicians

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Yes America is pretty awesome, but our politics wouldn’t work without people willing to be politicians.

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Our Post-Policy House Of Representatives

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Republicans in the House seem to think that Beltway spin wars are more important than governing.

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I’m Never Wrong. Nope. Never.

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The Rev. Neil O’Farrell wonders why public officials find it impossible to say “I’m sorry” or “I was wrong.”

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While the Rest of the World Supports Families and Children, the U.S. is a Global Embarrassment

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America: We are behind the times, and it’s embarrassing. Nick Chiles calls for nation wide action.

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Hurray For Lawsuits!

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A recent Supreme Court ruling shows Congress should act if they think the President is breaking the law.

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There Goes The Cuban Vote

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Cuban American voters are increasingly supporting the Democratic Party.

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GOP and Dem Leaders Hold Hands, Sing “We Shall Overcome”

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A moment meant to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been called awkward, hilarious and beautiful. Here’s the video. Where do you stand?

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What The Election In Mississippi Means

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Thad Cochran’s victory in the Republican primary yesterday has some big implications for the landscape of American politics.

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Christie And Walker Are Doomed

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The latest news in Chris Christie’s and Scott Walker’s respective scandals means they will almost certainly not get to be the Republican nominee in 2016.

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