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The American Phenomenon We Should Stay Far Away From

The "big three" as I call them (the intolerant, the anti-intellectual and the undesirable) began to migrate to the GOP in significant numbers in 2008. These folks have remained in the party ever since, pushing it closer to their political agenda and off a political cliff. This is one American phenomenon that there should be no interest in embracing.

To Win as a Party, Republicans Must Lose This Election

If Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan win in November the religious fringe of the Republican Party will solidify its place in Republican politics. The Party needs to lose, and loose badly, so it can remove from its tent the intolerant and credulous whose presence has begun to rot the bowels of a once great institution.
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Hey Canadians, Your New Olympics Is The Paul Ryan Show!

The choice of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's Vice-Presidential running mate means two things for Canadians; the first, that a second term for Barack Obama and Joe Biden is inevitable and the second, that there will be great political theatre south of the border right up until the Presidential election on November 6. Forget the Olympics; this election will have all of the competition with none of the sportsmanship. the same Romney who said London may not have been "ready" for the Olympics would be wise to be "ready" for retirement from politics come November 7, 2012.

Dear Sarah, Say it's Over

NOTE: I often have a problem writing things like these, because they're too serious. The wrong person writing them can be a terrible thing, and I don't see myself as the right person. But, as I sat th...
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Devo On Sarah Palin: 'Talk About Stupid'

On the eve of Devo's summer tour, featuring a free AOL-sponsored show at Toronto's NXNE festival on June 18 at Yonge-Dundas Square, Spinner caught up with frontman Mark Mothersbaugh and singer-bassist...
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Some Advice For Sarah Palin on Sudan

As someone who visits Sudan frequently, here's some advice for Sarah Palin as she plans her visit. Don't be another one of those politicians who did what was trendy and then never returned. Promise the people of Sudan that you're with them, come what may.