Tipping Points

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*+-Steve Hochstadt: TThe shifts away from conservative positions on gay and interracial marriage and immigration signal the decline in the attractiveness of major elements in traditional Republican ideology.

Albany County Issues a Peace Dividend Proclamation

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*+-Lawrence Wittner: The legislature of Albany County, New York has approved a proclamation calling upon Congress to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, cut the U.S. military budget, and use the savings to fund vital public programs at home.

Palm Springs Weekend

Bob Edgar

*+-Sharon Kyle: The billionaire Koch brothers, David and Charles, are hosting their bi-annual meeting of right-wing billionaires. Odds are you’re probably not a right-wing billionaire and weren’t invited to their event. But, no worries, a coalition of progressive organizations has planned an event just for you.

John McCain’s Olympic-Class Flip-Flopping

Jesse Jackson

*+-by Tom Hall — As we approach the start of the Summer Olympics in Beijing, it might be interesting to consider some of the political gymnastics going on here at home. Of course, George Bush is heading up the Republican flip-flop team. But how to score his recent policy gymnastics is exposing wide differences, depending […]