Politics & Fleas

Peddle to the Meddle.

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America and France Rekindle Their Foreign Affair

It’s official—America has finally forgiven France. This is big news, particularly after such a messy break-up over America’s infatuation with remaking the Middle East. That fixation on Iraq turned into an international affair when France spurned America’s proposition and then-President Jacques Chirac refused to get sucked into a morally and legally sticky ménage à trois…

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JFK Assassination Anniversary Primer

The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s murder is upon us, and the mainstream noise machine has kicked into high gear, delivering an array of official apologias, confusing counter-narratives and bizarre conspiracy theories. Every year, the media predictably circles back to the theory that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin, picking off the president…

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What If Obamacare Was A Fighter Jet?

Imagine if you will…an epic government failure. Chronic mismanagement and cost over-runs. Incomplete software coding, timely political donations and undelivered promises. And zero accountability. Now, imagine the outrage. No, really. You will actually have to imagine the outrage. That’s because The Great American Outrage Machine™ has no interest in generating a scandal around the ultimate…

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When In Doubt, Say “Hitler”

Poor Pol Pot. He just can’t get any respect. Despite a solid resume as a crazed, brutal dictator responsible for killing approximately 1.7 million of his own people, his name never comes up when the caretakers of American empire set their sights on an enemy du jour. The same goes for Josef Stalin, Chairman Mao,…