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Money Rules Politics? Robert Samuelson Busts That 'Myth'

It's possible that someone could write a column arguing that efforts to restrict the influence of big money on our political system do more harm than good.  Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson tried to pull it off  on Monday (2/20/12), but the results were pretty ugly. You don't need to read the whole column. All you [...]
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This Supreme Court Case Could Make Elections Even More Undemocratic

News : Huffington Post (4 hours ago)

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More Redux: Robert J. Samuelson Goes After Social Security (And Medicare) Yet Again (And Again And Again And... )

Business & Finance : EconoSpeak (2 weeks ago)

Dean Baker today, to whom I seem never able to link, sarcastically opened his post today at Beat the Press about the column in today's WaPo by Robert J. Samuelson with, "Yes, it's a Monday morning at Washington Pos tand Robert Samue... Read Post

Samuelson's Social Security Screed

Media / Accuracy & Ethics : FAIR Media Views (3 years ago)

Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson really doesn't like Social Security and Medicare. And he'll go a long way to argue that they're wasteful, inefficient forms of welfare. (See Extra!, 10/11.) But his arguments rarely hold up... Read Post


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