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Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade: Was Another Concern on the Justice’s Mind?

By Ken Feltman   Shortly after he had retired from the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Harry Blackmun and his wife, Dorothy, joined another couple and my wife and me for a quiet dinner. He was reflective that evening, especially about … Continue reading

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Is the Middle the Future? If so, Who’s in the Middle?

By Ken Feltman Republicans have no clear national leader and may not for some time. The problem is numbers and attitudes. The conservative elements of the Republican Party, especially social conservatives, do not have the numbers to claim party-wide leadership. … Continue reading

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“You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”

By Ken Feltman “You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”   -Dorothy Parker   Years ago, I decided that if a telling comment was not from the Bible or Shakespeare, it must be from Dorothy Parker. Now, 45 years … Continue reading

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A looming tea party backlash?

By Ken Feltman In September I wrote that the voters who tend to be identified with the tea parties “reject what they sense is the underlying attitude among political elites – that the elites know more and, therefore, know best. … Continue reading

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