Romneyism Laid Bare

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*+-Robert Reich: Un these last days before the election, we have learned enough about the beliefs of the Republican presidential candidate to see them as a worldview all its own – a kind of creed that explains Mitt Romney.

Who Wants War with Iran?

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*+-Rebecca Griffin: Retaliation against US personnel overseas. $8-a-gallon gas. A spreading Middle East War. An Iranian regime driven to pursue a nuclear weapon. Experts recognize all of these as likely consequences of a military attack on Iran.

God Bless America. In God We Trust. But Which God?

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*+-Tom Hall: Watching as he talks down to people and dismisses the concerns of mere workers, unemployed people and inferior races, one must wonder whether Romney believes that he has already become a God.

Is the Latina Single Mom Vote in Play?

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*+-Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Latinos were the hardest hit by the recession, but Latina single moms and their families, were dealt the hardest blow. Will this blow shape the political preferences of Latina single moms come November.

Extreme Partisanship Leaves Voters with a Dilemma

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*+-Steve Hochstadt: One of the facts of small town American life, which is often held up as the American ideal, is that nasty partisan politics are tempered by the bonds of friendship and the need to get along with your neighbors.

License to Kill

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*+-John Peeler: It is distressing that a president who came to office as a bitter critic of abuses of presidential authority by his predecessor now takes essentially the same position as George W. Bush. Power that is unchecked and operates in secret is always dangerous to democracy.