This week in OtherWords, Miriam Pemberton identifies who can pull the Pentagon’s purse strings, Medea Benjamin explains why she’s no fan of Henry Kissinger, and Raul Reyes says that some of the Republican Party’s best friends are actually its worst enemies.

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  1. Who’s the Boss? / Miriam Pemberton
    Congress shouldn’t let the Pentagon blast away its spending caps.
  2. Friends Like These / Raul A. Reyes
    GOP presidential hopefuls are cozying up to anti-immigrant extremists and right-wing billionaires.
  3. Coming Out of the Shadows / Diana Anahi Torres
    Many eligible undocumented immigrants aren’t seeking deportation relief.
  4. Will the Real ‘Low-Life Scum’ Please Stand Up? / Medea Benjamin
    Here’s why I consider Henry Kissinger a war criminal.
  5. A Tax Cut for Tax Cheats / Bob Lord
    Spending a dollar on the IRS adds $255 to the federal budget.
  6. Use Your Words / Jill Richardson
    Never wait for a tragedy like cancer to tell someone you love them.
  7. A Bailed-Out Banker Lectures about Fairness / Jim Hightower
    JPMorgan honcho Jamie Dimon should count his millions and be grateful he’s not in jail.
  8. A Sweet Spot / Emily Schwartz Greco
    Chocolate is a food group in my home.
  9. Wooing the Latino Vote / Khalil Bendib cartoon

Wooing the Latino Vote, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib

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Emily Schwartz Greco

Columnist Emily Schwartz Greco is the managing editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies. OtherWords.org.

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