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Tag Archives: Jon Cummings
The drumbeat of war is tapping away again. How does the US stand to lose or gain from an act of aggression against Syria?
A newspaper’s map of permit holders points a way forward if gun control fails.
Scott Malchus has released a book called BASEMENT SONGS. You may know what it’s about.
GOP: Time to give the Outrage Loop a rest.
When nothing short of the ultimate punishment will do…
Forget those hifalutin rock critics. What does a 10-year-old girl think of Tay-Tay’s new platter? Popdose gets the scoop from Jon Cummings’ precocious daughter.
Battling Multiple-Choice Mitt might have blunted Obama’s Denver debacle.
What if they gave an open primary and nobody came?
CA-26 is a humdinger of an open primary — for better and for worse.
A deluge of negative ads may swamp a congressional campaign — but not necessarily the one that’s under attack.
This race is closely watched. If only it were more FUN to watch…
The president’s support for gay marriage opens a new front in his battle for re-election — but its historical importance will reverberate far longer.
Linda Parks won’t pick a party or take PAC money. She might win anyway.
The power-pop legend looks back on his debut.
A high-stakes congressional race is taking shape in the sleepy L.A. suburbs
Can Romney ride the radical tigers?
Can’t the populist right and left just get along?
Duh … Because he gave us what we want.
Remembering the guy who brought country, and bad shirts, to the suburbs.
Look, Ma! We can count to a hundred!
How did the Tea Party force a stupid deal, prove itself unfit to govern … AND simultaneously send the economy over a cliff? Jon Cummings spots the jokers in the deck.
Wednesday’s anti-democratic (and anti-Democratic) shenanigans in Wisconsin were just part of a GOP effort to destroy the Democrats’ power base nationwide. Can they succeed? Jon Cummings says, definitely maybe.
Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” exemplifies the shift among pop’s reigning divas — from P!nk to Katy to Ke$ha — away from self-aggrandizement and toward messages of self-help aimed directly at their audiences. Jon Cummings explores the new pop paradigm.
Conservatives now claim the Constitution as their own — yet couldn’t bring themselves to read it in its entirety on the House floor. Jon Cummings examines the flaws of Tea Party-brand strict constructionism.
Can taking the vitriol down a notch really prevent another tragedy like Tucson? Jon Cummings explores the state of our discourse – and his own culpability.
President Obama may have given up the store on tax cuts this week, but at least he coined a useful metaphor in the process. Still, is it the GOP holding the recovery hostage, or is it their corporate sponsors?