Marxism and Barack Obama

In which philosophical form of government does Barack Obama believe? That has been one of the ongoing debates since he burst upon the national political scene a scant four years ago. Political observers noted he was the most liberal member of the United States Senate, and many believed he was a radical left-wing zealot if not an ideological revolutionary. More...

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By Robert Maley On Sunday, February 12th, 2012
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Pregnancy and Other Preventable Diseases

Time was when healthcare prevention was associated with smoke-cessation, dieting and exercise to avoid preventable diseases such as heart attacks, cancer and strokes. With the HHS mandate requiring contraception More...

By Paul Bianco On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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Game Change

Santorum Victory Changes Everything The question of Why Not Rick?  that we asked here at These New Times on January 29 appears to have been answered in a big way by Republican voters in Missouri, Minnesota and More...

By Bruce Krasting On Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
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CBO Report: OMG!

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is out with its annual report. It’s a blockbuster. This 165 page monster is filled with dozens of charts, graphs and detailed projections. It will be talked about for weeks. More...

By Paul Bianco On Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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Why not Rick?

It is a puzzle. We have four remaining Republican candidates for President. The four include political chameleon Mitt Romney, who can change political positions to meld with the background of any group he is trying More...

By Russell Halley On Sunday, January 29th, 2012
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Media Elites Skeptical about Extent of Media Bias

There are certain undeniable truths in life that most everyone not in recovery or denial can agree with. Examples include facts like these: the sun rises in the East, the earth revolves around the sun the media More...

By Paul Bianco On Thursday, January 26th, 2012
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The $6,000,000,000,000 Man

How many Americans are aware that Barack Obama is on the road to accumulating $6 trillion in new debt by the end of his term? When George W Bush took office in 2001 the national debt was some $6 trillion. That means More...

By Russell Halley On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
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Newt Interrupted – the Dark and Dangerous Vote in South Carolina

Like Brad Pitt, on Saturday the primary voters in South Carolina had a choice between a fresh faced All American, and a dark and dangerous beauty. Dark and dangerous won the day. For five years Pitt was married More...

By Paul Bianco On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
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The Keystone Pipeline and the Costa Concordia

It is hard not to notice the resemblance between the Captain of the US ship of state and the Captain of the Costa Concordia. Both men made a decision to please their most dedicated fans without regard for the possible More...

By Bruce Krasting On Friday, January 20th, 2012
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Three of a Kind: On Death, Debt and Taxes

On the Debt Ceiling The Treasury Department emailed  its fans a blog entry setting out its position on extending the debt limit. The very fact that the Treasury Department feels the need to post blogs on this More...