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ObamaCare Under President Hillary Clinton
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ObamaCare Under President Hillary Clinton

BY FROMA HARROP We may be getting ahead of ourselves assuming that Hillary Clinton will be next president, but let’s proceed on that [comforting] notion. Few are better prepared to preserve and improve upon the Affordable Care Act than Clinton, who’s long immersed herself in health care policy. ObamaCare is complicated – built that way…

I, Dictator … And Other Cartoons
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I, Dictator … And Other Cartoons

BY VERN TURNER Did you hear the nation breathe a collective sigh of relief when the two major party political conventions ended? I heard it, but there was a kind of asthmatic rattle in the exhale. Perhaps it was because we weren’t sure we should draw another breath because of the putrid smell, or because…

A Nation Of Fear
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A Nation Of Fear

BY VERN TURNER We Americans like to think of ourselves as fearless defenders of righteousness – you know, the home of the brave and all that. Yet what we present to the world is a people so terrified and hateful of one another that we shoot each other to the tune of 30,000 per year….

What the Republican Assault On James Comey Reveals About Today’s GOP
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What the Republican Assault On James Comey Reveals About Today’s GOP

BY JOE CONASON The confrontation between FBI Director James Comey and his would-be tormentors on the House Government Oversight Committee revealed something far more fundamental about politics in America today than the reasons why Hillary Clinton will not be prosecuted over her “damned emails.” The calm, intelligent, upright Comey, focused on facts and fair play,…

Republicans’ Benghazi Report Seeks Repetition, Not Truth
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Republicans’ Benghazi Report Seeks Repetition, Not Truth

BY FROMA HARROP When Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, her approval ratings hit an all-time high. Republican luminaries Jeb Bush, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, John McCain – the list goes on – all sang her praises. Then she ran for president. The applause stopped, and the Republican opposition searched for a scandal,…

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