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The scandal of scandal in Washington
Republicans devote time and energy to publicising alleged failures of Democrats while ignoring scandals of the Bush era.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 12:12 GMT
Grow up already
Kids hear a few bad words on TV and even forget about it, but channels don't - they fire anchors using "bad words".
Last updated: 11 May 2013 12:49 GMT
Bipartisan-ship of fools
Bipartisanship of the wrong variety is all over the US - from gun laws to marriage laws to Iraq war, argues Schecter.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 13:19 GMT
The Republican party's anger mismanagement
Judge Antonin Scalia sees "racial entitlement" in the basic right to vote in America, writes Schecter.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 12:24 GMT
Old white guys
Many Republicans preach morality but do the opposite, as the latest scandal underscores.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 15:47 GMT
Kafka's talking points: The NRA goes to Congress
NRA President David Keene, like Wayne LaPierre, "doesn't believe in closing the gun show loophole", argues Schecter.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 10:08 GMT
The fool's gold-en rule
NRA is a "consistent nihilist", looking at a certain number of dead American children as "the cost of doing business".
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 13:28 GMT
Gary Ackerman's important goodbye
In his retirement speech, Gary Ackerman blasted the Republican Party for the direction it's gone in.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2012 16:09 GMT
Don't get fooled again
The debate is still often about "who loves the economy more, when it should be about people".
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 09:09 GMT
Many used their "predictive skills" to say that Romney would win, but Obama was re-elected in a landslide victory.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 10:21 GMT
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