Taylor Marsh is a political writer, author and cultural voyeur who lives in the Beltway area of Washington D.C. She is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly. Marsh marks her 20th year in new-media in 2016. Author of The Hillary Effect and The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen, Taylor turns to fiction for the first time with Below the Beltway.

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Pres. Obama to Campaign on Extending Bush Tax Cuts for Middle Class, Not ‘Wealthy’

With a torpid job market and a fragile economy threatening his re-election chances, President Obama is changing the subject to tax fairness, calling for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for people […]

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Studies Are Wrong, Happiness Isn’t About Conservative Or Liberal

CONSERVATIVES ARE happier than liberals? That’s the analysis offered here.

Wrong. Scholars on both the left and right have studied this question extensively, and have reached a consensus that it is conservatives who possess […]

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Taliban Accuse Woman of Adultery to ‘Save Face,’ Then Slaughter Her

WHAT HAVE WOMEN gained in Afghanistan after American money and the blood of soldiers have been dumped into that country for 10 years? Why are we continuing our financial commitment continuing until 2024? […]

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High Time in the Hamptons for Mitt Romney’s Haves

BIG ROMNEY DONOR meet-up, with the Los Angeles Times offering some priceless tidbits.

The line of Range Rovers, BMWs, Porsche roadsters and one gleaming cherry red Ferrari began queuing outside of Revlon Chairman Ronald Perelman’s […]

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Gary Johnson Finally Gets a Headline, But What About the Only Female Running for President?

Those numbers will eventually fall back to earth, Jensen predicted: “I’m just relying on history on that front ““ unless a third-party candidate’s really well-funded and getting visibility similar to the others that they’re […]

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Speaker Boehner: “No,” I Can’t Make You Love Mitt Romney

THE GENERAL FEELING is the same across the Republican sphere. Charles Krauthammer expressed it most eloquently recently: “The Republican bench had several candidates stronger than Romney, but they chose not to run.” […]

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All Things Obama Versus Romney

THE JOBS REPORT knocked Obamacare out of the conversation, rescuing Mitt Romney from himself. Unemployment remains at 8.2%, with 80,000 jobs created in June.

What’s even more interesting is that Politico went out of […]

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Queer Talk: DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Hear DOMA Cases & ‘In Obama We Trust’

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

UPDATE at end: The Advocate endorses Obama, “IN OBAMA WE TRUST.”

As I’ve written before, there’s nothing like a close election to […]

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Barack Obama Wakes Up in Ohio

What’s going on in this election is bigger than just a choice between two candidates or between two parties. It’s about two fundamentally different visions of where we go as a country. – […]

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