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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Recent surveys dramatically illustrate the sharp divide between left and right in America
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics. — Greek historian Plutarch (46-120 A.D.)

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This excerpt from a COLUMN by Thomas Edsall in The New York Times over the weekend speaks volumes about the current political condition of America:

Two post-election polls – one released Nov. 14 by the Democracy Corps…the other released Nov. 16 by the Public Religion Research Institute – reveal the decisively liberal views of the core constituencies within the rising American electorate and its support for government activism, especially measures to help the disadvantaged.

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