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Reality Check: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. —Rahm Emanuel, November 2008 Jobs. It is the word of the year. ...
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Reality Check: Anglo-America On Parade

The King’s Speech and The Social Network in Oscars Contrast By the time this goes to press, it is likely one of the two films we’ll discuss here will have won the Academy Award for Best Picture; The King’s ...
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Reality Check: While You’re Away

Tips For A Pending Federal Government Shutdown The shit is coming down. -Georgetown at Shelly’s Back Room, November 7, 1995 It is nostalgia time in The District this week as the Reality Check News...
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Reality Check: The Tea Party Man

Rand Paul’s Maverick Battle For The New Right Rand Paul is a dangerous man. The thing is, it’s difficult to tell whether the freshman Senator from Kentucky is more dangerous to the Left or the Right. Inargua...
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Reality Check: Reader’s Responses

This column is at best a year too early. Save it and reprint it next year if your prognostications come true. To be signaling the death knell for the 112th two days in, tears or not, is a bit drastic. So too i...
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Reality Check: Congress Circa 112

The business of America is business. -Calvin Coolidge The 30th President of the United States was a horrible jackass with an incurable rash of brain warts and a queer brand of constructionist that ran a c...
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Reality Check: Readers Responses

Sir, Soon the reckoning will come for Republicans AND Democrats. (THE POLITICS OF THE TAX CUT – Issue: 12/8/10) For the first time in any of our lifetimes (no one alive can recall it) we will have to buckle ...