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Labor Day has never been a very inspiring holiday, established as it was by late-nineteenth-century union bosses as a homegrown alternative to May Day, which was viewed as having uncomfortably le
Being a gay or lesbian Republican isn't easy. Social conservatives condemn your "homosexual lifestyle," while your friends (and lovers) on the left see you as part of the antigay problem.
This article draws on reporting by Eyal Press, Esther Kaplan and Katha Pollitt.
More than a thousand days have passed since September 11, 2001, yet the wounds are still raw.
"If Vice President Cheney were here, he'd tell you all to go fuck yourself!"
"I am angry that so many sons of the powerful and well placed...managed to wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units." --Colin Powell on the Vietnam War, in My American Journey
When New York City was announced as the site of the Republican National Convention back in January 2003, it seemed an odd choice of location.
George W. Bush is damaged goods, but he has found his campaign voice--the forked tongue of the high road/low road politician.
As Republicans gather in New York City, the Bush campaign will undergo a drastic makeover, camouflaging gutter tactics with a veneer of moderation calculated to help the President win another fou
His refusal to recant his war vote plays into the President's hands.
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