Category Archives: US

Pick your poison: America’s Banana Republic politics

I was at a party at my brother’s house last weekend when I got into a conversation with a woman who I knew to be a moderate Republican. “A lot of my friends in the Midwest are firmly convinced Obama … Continue reading

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Actually, the government has only been closed this week

With another storm set to dump up to 16 inches more on the nation’s capital Tuesday and Wednesday, the federal government will be closed for a second straight day tomorrow. Has anyone noticed? Less than a month after the Congress scuttled health care — after … Continue reading

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