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Nuclear, nucular, whatever it takes

Modest reforms like requiring the filibusterer to be present and talking, proposed by the Alliance For Justice, or more fundamental reforms like ending the endless filibuster so democracy can work, are now called for.


Chris Christie: Millennial hero rising

Timothy Stanley makes the interesting analogy between Chris Christie and the New Jersey fictional crime boss Tony Soprano, masterfully portrayed by the late James Gandolfini in "The Sopranos."


Mitt Romney and the future

“I don’t even know why Romney was on that show myself,” Nancy Pelosi said in an interview on MSNBC about Mitt Romney’s interview on Sunday on “Meet the Press.” 


Jennifer Rubin and Rachel Maddow: Guardians of the establishment

As you enter into the realm, two angels hover above the crypt, one from the left and one from the right. They are gatekeepers, guardians of the land of the dead, there to ensure nothing will disturb the departed souls and those still breathing. They are late for dinner, the last to arrive at the feast, come even in the eleventh hour, maybe even too late.