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by bobswern
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 10:00 PM PST with 181 Recommends
A white paper issued by a think tank with close ties to Clintonworld may be it. Not as bad as I had feared. Although it certainly could be a lot better. Heavy emphasis on the middle class and ...
by Paleo
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 11:56 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Over at Salon, again , readers will be faced with the specter of Thomas Frank, who has been wrestling for some time (at least since his book " What's the Matter With Kansas? ") with the matter of ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 02:00 PM PST with 31 Recommends
In the aftermath of the disastrous 2014 midterm election, former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean observed, “You’ve got to stand for something if you want to win.” Before ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 06:07 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945, elected as our President four times back when that sort of thing was legal (...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 06:28 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
As we enter the last 90 days before the mid-term elections, I thought I'd put together a guide to Republican policy to inform your voting choices. You gotta give 'em one thing -- they're simple and ...
by GoBlue08
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 07:32 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There was an interesting article in the NY Times about the Koch brothers and the beginnings of their involvement in right-wing politics in the 1970s. My intent here is not to criticize the article, ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 12:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
in a New York Times op ed titled Oligarchs and Money . I am strongly going to suggest that you will want to read the piece and keep it handy. He starts with the latest World Economic Outlook of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 01:56 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Following the Russian revolution of 1917 and subsequent civil war that established the USSR much of the west was reluctant to extend diplomatic recognition to the new political entity. However, most ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 02:36 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Have you heard the one about the man who walked into [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/03/06/1191943/-Yes-the-Sequester-is-President-Obama-s-Fault-These-are-facts a (very low) bar], and hit [http://
by bobswern
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 09:43 AM PST with 39 Recommends
What happened to the notion of shared responsibility; common decency; and the very idea of “one nation”?
by richturc125
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 04:25 AM PST with 5 Recommends
This article concerns U.S. economic policy decisions in comparison to expert research and opinions. It focuses on conclusions and advice from top economists, covering key economic areas with an ...
by ConsciousObserver
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 03:49 PM PST with 11 Recommends
View the original article at Democracy for America's blog . Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has turned the Land of Oz into an experiment in ultra-conservative GOP economic policy. He’s also ...
by lpickett
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 11:39 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
(The following is Part III of a four-part series on the fifth anniversary [give or take a day or two] of the Wall Street "crash.") An article buried on page A16 of Wednesday’s NY Times notes [see:
by bobswern
Comment Count 65 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 02:25 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
is what Paul Krugman calls American economic policy since the failure of Lehman Brothers five years ago. His column this morning, titled Years of Tragic Waste , is as blunt and to the point as ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 02:06 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
(Crossposted at the European Tribune and Tilting At Helicopters ) Let me put this bluntly: A good way to think of Larry Summers is to take Paul Krugman, up the arrogance tenfold and deduct 99% of ...
by Drew J Jones
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 09:13 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
DKos member Empty Vessel has a diary about why some people at DKos think the Democrats are doing a good job and others are critical of the Dems. Empty Vessel concludes a major factor is how much ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
British economist John Maynard Keynes saw a role for Government in an Economy. Government should be the "buyer/employer" of last resort, when all other buyers/employers are waiting it out, for 'less ...
by jamess
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 08:55 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Today I received an email from Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) which is against any form of amnesty (I also get newsletters from the Tea Party). ALIPAC is against the current ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 10:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Huffington Post reports that the Center for American Progress ("a pillar of the Democratic establishment in Washington") is walking away from negotiations aimed at reaching a grand bargain in ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 10 Recommends