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The reality of politics

He wasn’t as eloquent as Machiavelli, but President Bill Clinton summed up the essence of politics more pithily: “I take care of my friends and I [expletive deleted] with my enemies.” The rest is just rhetoric to fool the masses.

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Welfare, housing: Clinton pragmatism still ignored by CA’s dim paleo Dems

In the late 1980s, after three straight Republican presidential wins in which GOP candidates won 133 of 150 states, the Democratic Leadership Council seized prominence in Democratic policy circles with its centrist reform agenda. Founded in 1985 by strategist Al

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Reagan grace vs. Clinton revenge 25

The news is filled stories on the vindictive nature of Bill And Hillary Clinton. The Daily Mail reported: A new book alleges that former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary have compiled a so-called “enemies list” of fellow Democrats who

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Nathan Fletcher channels Nixon press secretary in disowning his own bogus claim

If you’re a candidate whose authenticity is open to question because of extreme, always self-serving shifts in your views, you really, really, really don’t want to be caught in an, er, obvious fib. So one would think that union-bashing Republican

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Obama lectures USNA grads on morals

May 27, 2013 By Katy Grimes President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech Friday to the 2013 graduating class of the United States Naval Academy, lecturing them on morals and calling for an end to sexual assaults in the military.

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What economic recovery? 8

April 19, 2013 By John Seiler Supposedly the economy has been recovering for three years, with the stock markets setting new records. But all those numbers are based on inflated dollars. The United States was on the gold standard from 1789

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20th anniversary of Waco raid 6

Feb. 28, 2013 By John Seiler If you think government “protects” you, remember what happened 20 years ago today: The federal government initiated its siege of the Branch Davidians in Waco, Tex. The siege lasted 50 days and ended on April

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Actually, stock market shows economic decline for 13 years 4

Feb. 8, 2013 By John Seiler The stock markets supposedly have been bumping up against the records they scored in 2007, before the crash during the Great Recession. Except it’s all phony. The U.S. markets are denominated in dollars. But

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Another phony study claims high top tax rates just great 8

Dec. 16, 2012 By John Seiler If I got paid $1,000 for every time I refuted a phony government study, I’d be as rich as that socialist billionaire, Warren Buffett. The latest phony study comes from the “non-partisan” — meaning

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Election pits civic duty against cynicism 4

Nov. 4, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO –- It’s been years since I cared deeply about any election, yet I find myself back to old habits — tracking polls and dealing with conflicting feelings that emerge this time of year.

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