Category Archives: Politics

Radicals, Dude!

I find the Joe Lieberman primary loss this past Tuesday very interesting. Not being a Connecticut resident, I really have no say (or even an opinion) on whether or not Ned Lamont will make a better Senator for his constituents … Continue reading

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The Madness of King George

I am currently re-reading “The Federalist” (in a delightful and beautiful leather-bound edition from the Easton Press). As I started through the book, I was struck by this passage from The Federalist #4 by John Jay: Absolute monarchs will often … Continue reading

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How Would a Patriot Act?

How Would a Patriot Act? by Glenn Greenwald. Working Assets Publishing, 146 pages. I have just finished reading a remarkable book, “How Would a Patriot Act?” by Glenn Greenwald. What I found so remarkable – and so refreshing – about … Continue reading

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American Theocracy

American Theocracy (2006) by Kevin Phillips. Viking, 480 pages. I’ve just finished reading a terrific book, American Theocracy by Kevin Phillips. This book crystalizes a lot of what I’ve felt and believed about the last six years of American politics, … Continue reading

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