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He Who Recuses Himself Accuses Himself

My family and I don’t communicate with our realtor. Does this mean the realtor won’t get us a marketable — what the market won’t bear — price? Neither, he tells us, does Jared Kushner talk with anyone at his family … Continue reading

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Seminar Descriptions for Spring 2017 @ GC

 4 SEMINARS for Spring 2017, Political Science Program, Mondays (with exception of Short Course on Wednesdays) 1. American Political Development – 35248 – P SC 82210 – 0 35248 CRN Graduate Center Campus   SEMINAR DESCRIPTION: American Political Development, more properly … Continue reading

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CHEERLEADERS & SECRET WEAPONS

Fantastic visual, so forgive me for being tired of the “revolutionary” binary (e.g. HC as establishment) .No doubt Bernie can teach democratic socialism to the idealists of our age (the youth), but it’s time to have another visual — Bernieand … Continue reading

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Death by Triangulation – why HC should or should not declare her Democratic Candidacy

When a print publication’s most popular foreign-policy headline is “Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli warplanes” and the CPAC straw poll has Rand Paul winning and Scott Walker “surging,” while CPAC attendees would have “walked out on Jeb,” it would … Continue reading

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SUPREME COURT WAR ON WOMEN THAT IGNORES STATES’ RIGHTS

  The Roberts Court is clearly less interested in protecting states’ rights — as it issued yet another 9-0 decision (McCullen v. Coakley) not allowing the Massachusetts citizens to determine how large the buffer zone around abortion clinics . . … Continue reading

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Obama’s Secret-Secret Self-Regulation Akin to Mitt’s “Self-Deportation?”

“Sufficient” is a funny word. We hear it so much after it goes through the washing-machine-spinning doublespeak machine. So let’s just say what the Obama administration and the cyber or secret international-communications industry (IT) mean: Enough. Or: “Enough, ENOUGH!” — … Continue reading

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Podcast with Dawn S. Walker of CUNY Book Beat

OBAMA DEFIES LEFT-RIGHT DOGMA May 5, 2014 | Book Beat Since entering the White House, Barack Obama has been battered by criticism from both sides. In Out of Many, One: Obama and the Third American Political Tradition, Ruth O’Brien, a … Continue reading

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Barbarians at the Gate — Roberts’ Court Ensures Super PACs & Big Money Prevails

Money talks.  By a five-four decision, the Supreme Court ruled – who cares about corruption.  American citizens now have to live with the third brick thrown at good governance, or the attempts to control corruption. Supporting corporate crony capitalism, Chief … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Bullet (or Musket Ball) Makes

When I was 16 or 17 years old, long before then-Rep. Chuck Grassley from Iowa called my mom, I got a bullet-hole tour of our nation’s Capitol.  Now, this bullet-hole tour guide was conducted by a young man my age.  … Continue reading

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The Physical Book Archive of Manhattan (PBAM)

    As Julie Bosman asks, what is Bill (de Blasio) going to do about our missing bookstores with all the Manhattan closings? His predecessor, Michael Bloomberg, already got rid of so many books through NYPL closings and consolidations.  But that … Continue reading

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