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Next Steps for the U.S. – Iran Deal

What was unthinkable for many people over many years happened in the early hours of Nov. 24 in Geneva: The United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran struck a deal. After a decade long struggle, the two reached an … Continue reading

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The default has already begun

While debt default is undoubtedly the worst of all possible worlds, then, the bonkers level of Washington dysfunction on display right now is nearly as bad. Every day that goes past is a day where trust and faith in the … Continue reading

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This woman speaks the truth

Long ago the government shutdown was written in the sand of the Republican mentality. This is why for many, many months all attempts by the Democratically controlled¬†Senate to discuss and negotiate the terms of a fiscal budget for the United … Continue reading

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9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Fact

This is the truth about what has been happening since about 1981. This is good for no one including future want-to-be billionaires. It is terrible for the country as a whole since we are losing aggregate wealth rapidly. Three out … Continue reading

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The Iraq War Ten Years Later

On October 1, 2002 Stephen Zunes published this piece in Foreign Policy in Focus. I found and read it for the first time today. Back in October 2002 I had come to the conclusion that the U.S. was going to … Continue reading

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