Assuming the GOP retakes the U.S. Senate

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Let’s assume that the Democrats are already conceding the Senate and that President Obama will spend the last two years of his administration vetoing big legislation from the Republicans. Personally, I think it would be delightful to see Obama veto bill after bill put up by the GOP. That would be a great irony given…

Future of the GOP lies in truly being fiscally prudent

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There’s this myth being propagated over the past few years that the GOP is the party of fiscal prudence and sanity. In fact, the GOP establishment bears a large chunk of responsibility for the state of the nation today Face it folks, the Republicans spent like drunken sailors during the early George W. Bush years.…

Denver Post: A Building Can Be Racist

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The Denver Post is wondering if Union Station is itself racist. Columnist Ray Mark Rinaldi wonders, “Did diversity miss the train in Union Station’s architecture?” He continues, (emphasis mine) “The urban playground at Union Station isn’t drawing people of color and it may be the building’s fault.” How can an inanimate object be racist? The…

Plane Crashes Into Airport in Kansas; At Least 2 Dead

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Early reports say it was a small plane. Breaking from Fox News: At least two people died inside a Kansas airport building where small plane crashed at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport, authorities said Thursday. Wichita Fire Chief Ronald Blackwell said at least four other people were taken to a hospital and five more are unaccounted for…

Anti-Violence Community Organizers Arrested For Beating Roommate, Leaving Unconscious Body in Street

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Nikole Ardeno and Emanuel Velez, two community organizers for the anti-violence group Stop the Violence, have been arrested for attacking an ex-roommate in an apparent property dispute. Aredeno and Velez attacked the roommate because he had apparently taken items from their shared apartment that weren’t his. The two punched and kicked the man, then left…