Even I Knew Romney Was Lying

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*+-Charley James: “Romney Was Lying”, said Ginger a woman who considers herself a low information voter who pays no attention to politics until there’s an election.

Dear Paul Ryan: We Are Not “Looters”

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*+-Charley James: According to you, altruism is immoral and it’s every man, woman, child, working stiff, crippled veteran and hunched-over granny for themselves. Your attitude makes the “soup Nazi” on Seinfeld seem like a cuddly department store Santa by comparison.

Big Rich Romney Slated As Reality Show

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*+-Charley James: The series will be co-produced by Mark Penn and James Carville, both senior advisors to Hillary Clinton’s unsuccessful 2008 presidential campaign, who are said to still be angry that Barack Obama defeated her.

No Homes But Food Stamps Are Cut

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*+-Charley James: Most unemployed people will get cut off. Many working poor, who rely on food stamps to make ends meet, will go hungry. So, too, will countless military families’

The GOP and Our Damaged American Psyche

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*+-Charley James: A senior Romney staffer tells a journalist during the convention that the campaign won’t be distracted by fact checkers. Yet the candidate is still treated seriously by journalists who were told Planet Romney is a fact-free zone.

Unbuttoning Mitt Romney

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*+-Charley James: I finally put my finger on what it is about the Republican who would be president that is so bothersome: There is something fundamentally untouched about Willard “Mitt” Romney, something offensively virginal.

Hunger In America Worsens

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*+-Charley James: The news media has paid scant attention to the triple problems of hunger, homelessness and poverty in the country – even before the elections attracted its attention like carrion birds to a carcass.

Clinton Rolls Out The Old Magic

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*+-Charley James: Yet again, and maybe for the last time on this size stage, Clinton demonstrated his remarkable knack for speaking in a way that lets everyone listening relate back to something in their own life. 



A Policy Rx To Fix Homelessness

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*+-Charley James: One speech on homelessness won’t do it; The White House needs to own the issue to keep it front and center, as do members of Congress who are concerned about poverty.