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by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM
The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Tea Party

The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Tea Party

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The Tea Party name comes from a fourth grader's understanding of history.

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The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Democratic Party

The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Democratic Party

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The Democratic Party is in love with illegal gay Mexicans, Twitter porn and tree-hugging.

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The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Two-Party System

The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Two-Party System

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The two-party system is all about choosing the candidate you're less in hate with -- unless somebody's wealthy grandpa ruins that.

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The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Socialist Party

The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Socialist Party

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The Socialist Party was invented by parents to scare children into doing whatever they say.

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The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Republican Party

The Correspondents Explain - Political Parties - The Republican Party

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The Republican Party is a big tent full of red meat and money earned through lineage.

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World of Class Warfare - Warren Buffett vs. Wealthy Conservatives

World of Class Warfare - Warren Buffett vs. Wealthy Conservatives

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Warren Buffett's op-ed is a thoughtful treatise on the advantages the super-wealthy currently enjoy at the hands of the tax code, or to put it another way, "class warfare."

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World of Class Warfare - The Poor's Free Ride Is Over

World of Class Warfare - The Poor's Free Ride Is Over

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The government could raise $700 billion by either taking half of everything earned by the bottom 50% or by raising the marginal tax rate on the top two percent.

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What Are You Friggin' Nuts Over There?

What Are You Friggin' Nuts Over There?

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The Justice Department launches a probe into Standard & Poor's mortgage securities ratings, and Fitch downgrades New Jersey from AA to AA-.

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Indecision 2012 - Elephant Stampede to the White House - The Media Turns to Paul Ryan

Indecision 2012 - Elephant Stampede to the White House - The Media Turns to Paul Ryan

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry excitement belongs to the ages once media talk turns to Paul Ryan, and Ed Schultz sees racism in Rick Perry's "black cloud."

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Indecision 2012 - Elephant Stampede to the White House - Racially Charged Language

Indecision 2012 - Elephant Stampede to the White House - Racially Charged Language

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Wyatt Cenac and John Oliver interpret Ed Schultz's questionable use of "red herring," "white lie" and "yellow lobster" in his political discourse.

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DOMA Sweet DOMA

DOMA Sweet DOMA

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Rick Santorum makes an analogy between paper towels and gay marriage, and the Obama administration enforces, rather than defends, the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Michael Steele

Michael Steele

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

MSNBC's Michael Steele discusses the GOP's movement toward institutionalization and wants establishment Republicans to stop trying to widen the presidential field.

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Indecision 2012 - Michele Bachmann Fever & Rick Perry's America

Indecision 2012 - Michele Bachmann Fever & Rick Perry's America

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Americans can settle in for a lengthy media overfeeding at the trough of Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry is cowboy boot-deep in hay, hitting on America.

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Indecision 2012 - O, the Places He'll Go! - Obama in Minnesota

Indecision 2012 - O, the Places He'll Go! - Obama in Minnesota

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

The swing states' naturally occurring red-white-and-blue bunting fields are in full bloom, and Barack Obama has some frequent Greyhound miles to burn.

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Borders Goes Out of Business

Borders Goes Out of Business

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

John Hodgman suggests that bookstores replace their old-fashioned bookshelves with beautiful, well-appointed downloading pods.

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Matt Long

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Veteran firefighter Matt Long survived being crushed by a bus and explains how he overcame the resulting physical and psychological damage.

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Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Michele Bachmann Wins & Tim Pawlenty Drops Out

Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Michele Bachmann Wins & Tim Pawlenty Drops Out

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Michele Bachmann wins "loser" in the Iowa straw poll, and Tim Pawlenty drops out of the presidential race.

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Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Rick Perry Announces His Candidacy

Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Rick Perry Announces His Candidacy

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Rick Perry is what happens if Lex Luthor distilled down George W. Bush essence and crossed it with gunpowder and semen from the finest thoroughbred in Lubbock.

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Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Ron Paul & the Top Tier

Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Ron Paul & the Top Tier

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

Even when the media does remember Ron Paul, it's only to reassure themselves that there's no need to remember Ron Paul.

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Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi

by John P. Reisman last modified Aug 23, 2012 08:13 PM

CNN correspondent Ali Velshi explores ways in which the American government can provide effective governance and reduce unemployment.

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