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in his Friday New York Times column, titled Where Government Excels . He begins by noting that some Dems are FINALLY talking about such an approach, then offers two general arguments in support of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 05:26 AM PDT with 165 Recommends
When reading the President's remarks from the other day about the problems with healthcare.gov , I was somewhat discomfited by the concept of "president as corporate salesman" that pervaded the ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 06:54 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
1. Healthcare 2. Public education, including job training, college, and postgraduate. 3. Public transit 4. Residential water 5. Residential heat 6. Residential electricity 7. Legal aid 8. ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 183 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 04:43 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New Deal Policy choices drove the Postal Service into debt, but we can still choose to save it. The news last week that the U.S. Postal Service plans to ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 08:25 AM PST with 20 Recommends
With SCOTUS upholding the ACA today, I'd like to talk a bit about public goods and why we must disconnect them from the profit motive in order to have a functioning society. I admit that I am ...
by Killer of Sacred Cows
Comment Count 86 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 11:32 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Right now the Minnesota Legislature is considering a measure for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium financed in part by public funds. This is very controversial and a lot of people are dead ...
by Thutmose V
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 09:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I was sitting at a stoplight today, waiting for Big Gubmint to give me permission to drive across the intersection, when it occurred to me that traffic would be better managed if it were left up to ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Nov 05, 2010 at 12:11 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Before getting to the substance, I want to make one personal observation. Many of my specific ...
by washunate
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 05:36 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Back in the summer Ezra Klein [wrote about http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/28/AR2009072802114.html?hpid=opinionsbox1] what he thought the Obama WH strategy would be on ...
by Alien Abductee
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 05:16 PM PST with 1 Recommend
that began in the Bush Administration and is commonly referred to as the “bank bailout,” continues under the oversight of the Obama Administration. This Great Credit Bailout begs many ...
by vetforobama
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2009 at 11:27 AM PDT with 3 Recommends