We Remain Children Of the ‘Great War,’ Part 1

July 9, 2014 4:45 PM1 comment

We are now in the period of the 100th anniversary of the launch of the “Great War,” the “War to End All Wars,” which became known as World War I only when a follow-on world war ensued. As I’ve said before, the distinction between the world wars was very blurred […]

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The Lousy Legacy of Richard Mellon Scaife

12:35 PM9 comments

Notorious right wing sugar daddy, Richard Mellon Scaife, has died. He was 82. I’m sure he had a couple of good qualities and there are people who loved him. However, there are few villains who have been more destructive and done more damage to the cohesion of America than Richard […]

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The Parameters of Today’s Global War

July 2, 2014 12:50 PM5 comments

Add to the past week’s rise of a new state over the melted bones and ashes of Dick Cheney’s war of slaughter in Iraq, an Islamic “caliphate” dedicated to rule by ancient Islamic Sharia law, the coup over U.S. Constitutional law by a force on U.S. politics even bigger than […]

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The Chamber of Chumps Supports Totalitarianism

July 1, 2014 7:29 PM0 comments

It is amazing to me how conservatives brazenly wave the flag and bellow from the rooftops about freedom. That is until it threatens their bottom line – then it’s a hearty cheer for tyranny.

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Repairing a Broken System

June 25, 2014 5:37 PM0 comments

The recent surge in unaccompanied minors making the extremely dangerous journey across our southern border highlights, again, the urgent need to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Every day we mire more and more of these children, estimated in the tens of thousands, in deportation proceedings that only return them to the […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Iraq on the Precipice

4:26 PM4 comments

The daily newspapers are now full of stories predicting that Iraq, as we know it, will soon disintegrate into three or more warring states.

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Reminiscent of 100 Years Ago

3:54 PM3 comments

The fast-developing events of the last week in Iraq have been stunning and ominous if for no other reason than that they’re sweeping beyond anyone’s control, adopting a certain relentless inevitably that harkens back to the kind of frightening sequences of developments that resonate in today’s morbid historical documentaries about […]

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Dan Snyder Is Pig Headed About Redskins’ Name Change

June 24, 2014 3:13 PM25 comments

The Washington Redskins are under fire because people find the team name distasteful and offensive. But, I’m not sure how they’re going to replace the word “Washington.” All kidding aside, The United States Patent and Trademark office have now weighed in on this ongoing controversy. The office cancelled six federal […]

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Mr. Obama, Stay Out of Iraq

June 18, 2014 7:02 PM8 comments

Iraq is back – and that’s rarely good news. The country is rapidly sliding into a sectarian hell and the Iraqi government has urgently called Uncle Sam for help. Leading Republicans on Capitol Hill are giddy for the chance to dive in and complete Mission Impossible. They are also relishing […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Conserving Energy This Summer

6:57 PM1 comment

This coming weekend marks the first official day of summer and with it, heavy household cooling costs. Rising temperatures coupled with above average energy prices make at home energy efficiency a key to keeping utility costs low. The Department of Energy has outlined a few simple methods to beat the […]

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