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  • Remembering Owsley "Bear" Stanley (1935-2011) [Audio]

     
    The obituary for Owsley "Bear" Stanley ran in the news pages of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, but it spiritually inhabits the music section. Though he never received the cult of his contemporary, Timothy Leary, the eccentric Stanley did...
  • Why Sen. Bernie Sanders can single-handedly filibuster tax cuts for rich

     
    Sen. Bernie Sanders became a sensation on cable television and new media outposts like Twitter with his filibuster Friday of a proposal to extend the Bush-era tax cuts to all Americans. Twitter lit up with highlights from Sanders’ (an Independent...

    Kentucky's archaic dueling law suggests a solution for modern gridlock in Obama's Washington

     
    Why change an old state constitutional provision that's worked so well for two centuries?

    Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, April 7, 1960

     
    S. Smith Griswold's Finest Hour at Hand The man's name: S. (for Sam) Smith Griswold. He's 51 years old, married, father of two, and -- by his own admission -- a descendant of Aaron Burr. This last fact, I'm sure, weighs significantly in the minds of many....

    Ranking the veeps

    Ranking the veeps
    Today's question: Give us your list of best and worst vice presidents in recent history. Previously, Lichtman and Edwards debated the proper role of the vice president, discussed how history might treat Dick Cheney and digested the current candidates'...