About Stan Sinberg

Stan is an award-winning newspaper columnist, radio commentator, and features writer whose humor has appeared in everything from the NY Times to WSJ and MAD Magazine. Stan is a native New Yorker living on the west coast. His website is www.stansinberg.com and you can email him at stan@stansinberg.com or follow him on Twitter @ssinberg1
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If You Really Loved America…

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If you asked the average American what makes the USA the greatest country in the world (it just is, OK? Don’t start!) I venture that high on most folks’ list would be that we’re a democracy, as in we have free and fair elections. True, half the eligible voters don’t cast ballots either out of…
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Money Talks, Defendants Don’t Walk

Another day, another chilling study about the corrosive effects big money has on our electoral system. What makes this one noteworthy is that it’s not another “shocking” expose about how our politicians are bought and paid for by business interests and lobbyist groups. No. This one details how outside money influences state Supreme Court justices…
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For Halloween, Democratic Hopefuls Wear GOP Masks

With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, it’s time for Democratic candidates to come out of the closet. And admit they’re Democrats! Democrats are in increasing danger of losing control of the Senate, and their candidates’ prescription is to pretend they’re not aligned with the party. As you likely know by now, Kentucky…
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Our Upcoming “Sick-O” Election

AP Photos If you’ve turned on cable news these past few weeks, you’ve no doubt seen panicked concerned citizens engaged in a mad scramble to isolate themselves from a condition deemed so deadly, so contagious, that even being in its presence can mean almost certain death. The “concerned citizens” are Democrat candidates for U.S. Senate,…
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Feeling Young-Gore By The Minute

Neil Young and Al Gore shared the stage for about 40 minutes this past Thursday at the annual Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco, whose theme was “Reimagine Everything,” which is meant to be futuristic, but also carries more than a wisp of nostalgia, especially when two guys with their storied histories are talking. Every year…
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