Walt Cummins

Walt Cummins is a liberal whose stuff gets by the editors from time to time.  (“I really liked it at Oberlin and I  just wish I could have stayed there forever, but my mom told me that three degrees was enough”.)

Walt's Archive

June 27, 2012

Write Forward . . . But What About Healthcare?

Our esteemed high leader, editor, founder and buyer of donuts when we are in town (“Hey have you had that chocolate one with the pink frosting and sprinkles?”), Michael Terry, is always chastising us, ...

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June 07, 2012

Death Panels

Listen, you neo-Nazi idiots:  there is no such thing as a “death panel” or anything like it.  At least not in Obamacare.  It might already exist in Medicare right now, but who ...

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May 22, 2012

RIP New Gingrich

What a difference a word makes.  One news story says Newt Gingrich “will officially end his 2012 presidential campaign on Wednesday in Washington”.  Another says, “Gingrich will end his ...

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Polarization 3
March 06, 2012

Obama Not the Most Polarizing

A month or so ago, Edward Morrisey, writing in The Week, not generally recognized for journalistic excellence, but great for guys like me with ADHD, denies The Washington Post's claim that Barak Obama is the nation's ...

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November 08, 2011

Most powerful world leaders resign

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Tuesday he would resign after suffering a humiliating setback in parliament that showed a party revolt had stripped him of a majority. In Greece, George Papandreou, ...

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