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Web Extra: Elizabeth Warren on Fighting Back Against Wall St.
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Well, if Chuck Todd thinks it's just "politics as usual" ... Could the chattering class please cut it out with the " Vacationing ...
by gravlax
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 03:42 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
It is generally known that hemp was a common crop in the early days of the Republic, and that many of the Founding Fathers owned hemp plantations. Once harvested, the hemp was used to make rope and ...
by echochamberlain
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 03:52 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
After reading Maureen Dowd's incredibly moronic column complaining about Obama playing golf whenever anything else is happening in the world, and playing it with famous and wealthy people, and ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 09:31 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
In 2000, there were those who argued that there was really no difference between George W. Bush and the "corporatist" Al Gore. Many of them voted for Ralph Nader. Had essentially all of the Nader ...
by leevank
Comment Count 307 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 08:41 AM PDT with 234 Recommends
In my last post , I focused on Jeb Bush as being a very formidable threat to Hillary should he decide to run in 2016. In this post, I will focus on the threat Rand Paul would pose to Hillary should ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 04:26 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
It is my firm belief that, if Republicans run a centrist Republican such a Jeb Bush in 2016, we as Democrats should prefer an Elizabeth Warren vs. Jeb general election battle, and not Hillary ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 117 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 02:46 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
You know , the one where he states that Hillary's nomination, if she runs, is inevitable, and that primary focus should be on Congressional victory? Do something about it. You have approximately ...
by GoGoGoEverton
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 03:01 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Everybody is saying that Hillary Clinton is the inevitable candidate for President of the United States in the Democratic Party, and that they only Republican, as of this point, who has a chance is ...
by MaxHall1994
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 01:42 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Over at the Reality Based Community , there's a short and very plausible bit on who the perfect GOP candidate for 2016 is: Putin, AKA Vladimir Mikhainovich Romneyov . To the five reasons ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 05:53 PM PST with 1 Recommend
click to openly ...
by Matt Bors
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 06:50 AM PST with 55 Recommends
I was there, on the ground, in 2009, when President Obama took the oath of office. I remember the palpable sense of deflation as he gave his first inaugural address. After a campaign where he ...
by dsmetis
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 02:38 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 01:44 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Let me set the stage for this essay by revealing my worldview when it comes to dealing with bad-faith actors: The exercise of power with the intent of total annihilation of the antagonist in a ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 210 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The increased radicalism on the blight wing has been discussed as heels digging in against a lost 2012 election combined with gerrymandering that created dead red districts in which the only threat ...
by GoBlue08
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 12:15 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Barbara Bush, no not THAT Barbara Bush but her grand daughter and daughter of George W. Bush, has thrown her weight behind Hillary Clinton in 2016. Read on! The 31-year-old daughter of the former ...
by eowynsdottir
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 09:38 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Posted nearly without comment. I'd like to say I've got no dog in this fight, but now it appears I may have two. Hell, get Warren all up in there and I'm on my way to a whole kennel.
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 107 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 01:44 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Many among the politicians, the press, the pundits, the pollsters, and the public believe that Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are interested in running for the presidency in ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 07:59 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Before computer programming, there was a genre of children's books where you pick from a list of options and go to a certain page to see how your decision turned out. I have no clue if they're ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 11:07 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The cover of a recent issue of THE WEEK posed this question: Was George W. Bush “a good president?” The very fact that this question could be asked by a serious news magazine is just another ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 01:35 PM PDT with 7 Recommends