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A “Clinical” Approach To Healthcare

By Rebekah Chodoff Kuschmider A few weeks ago my worthy compatriot DJ commented that he is the only one who’s been providing written commentary here on this website and...

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Alliance for Securing Democracy: We Need More of This

by D.J. McGuire Listeners to our podcast know that when the subject of Russia comes up, I’m the one trying desperately to ensure at least some bandwith goes to discussion about the...

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My Further Thoughts on Freer Markets and the Democratic Party

by D.J. McGuire A couple of days after my post on where the modern center is for Democrats, many within the party seemed to confuse my preference for freer...

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Democrats Must Move to the Center…the 21st Century Center

by D.J. McGuire Amidst the whirl and rush of Trump’s G-20 visit to Hamburg, Mark Penn and Andrew Stein placed on Op-Ed in the New York Times calling on the...

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Why I AM a Democrat

by D.J. McGuire In reading Bruce Bartlett’s compressed autobiography-turned-advice column, I couldn’t help but feel the old supply-side economist had, for the most part, been just a few steps...

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The Day I Almost Became Philando Castile

by Kevin Kelton In the wake of recent news stories about the police shooting death of Philando Castile, More Perfect Union cohost Kevin Kelton shares his own story of being pulled...

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On Health Care Reform (Which is NOT Being Offered by Washington Republicans)

by D.J. McGuire So, the Senate Republicans have, at long last, graced us with their plans for “health care reform” – quotes used because it isn’t health care reform. At best,...

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About Last Night’s Special Elections

by D.J. McGuire “The people have spoken…the bastards.” – Richard Tuck, defeated candidate for California State Senate, 1966 Democrats will instinctively feel forlorn about their defeat in Georgia’s Congressional...

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Democrats Can “Save the World” AND Save Tax Reform

by D.J. McGuire Republican division and incompetence has opened a door for Democrats to have a say on tax reform this year. If they play their cards right, they...

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Democrats Need to Make the Political Case Against Trump’s Russia Policy

by D.J. McGuire “It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder.” – Joseph Fouché, Chief of Police for Napoleon (though often misattributed to Talleyrand) For Democrats, the...

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Russia-gate Harkens Back to the Bygone Days of Benghazi-gate

by Kevin Kelton For Americans over 19, today’s “Russia-gate” headlines harken back to a bygone era of the 2015 “Benghazi-gate” scandal and a time of hot yoga, iPhone Sixes,...

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I’m watching my former Party devolve before my eyes

by D.J. McGuire The title of this post comes – literally, word for word, from a lament of mine on Facebook as I gauge the reaction from Republicans to...

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The Fault Lies In Ourselves

by Kevin Kelton While we watch the slow, painful destruction of our political system, we should take a moment to reflect that we did this to ourselves. Every one...

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To What Standard Do We Hold Presidents?

by Rebekah Chodoff Kuschmider It was 1998. I was a 25 year old liberal. President Clinton, the first president I had ever voted for, was embroiled in an investigation...

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