American Debate Archive: November, 2008

Ten to be thankful for

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Have a happy Thanksgiving tomorrow. Sit yourself down, grab the serving fork, stab a few slices of turkey…but before you ingest... Read more

Equal time for the C-word

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Skin color aside, Barack Obama is notably exotic simply because he will be one of the rare presidents with a big-city pedigree. Whereas... Read more

The brave and brutish new world

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I'm cross-posting my latest Sunday print column, and restoring some passages that I had to leave on the cutting room floor: The political... Read more

Is Obama plotting to hush Rush? (No)

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It's hard for me to precisely pinpoint the moment when I first heard about the latest phony conservative issue. To the best of my recollection... Read more

Soiled by association

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Barack Obama has a tough dilemma. If he staffs his administration with talented outsiders, he satisifies citizen demand for “change,”... Read more

That Darn Bill!

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A pilot script for a new TV network sitcom, That Darn Bill! EXTERIOR. A RESIDENTIAL STREET IN A SMALL TOWN - DUSK Cue theme music ("Wedding... Read more

Hispanics and the handwriting on the wall

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In my continuing quest to identify sane Republicans - as opposed to those who dwell in denial by insisting that the party lost in 2008... Read more

Joe Lieberman's transgressions

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Tweaking some famous rock lyrics by The Clash: What I really want to know, Should he stay or should he go? I am referring to the question... Read more