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A newly released ABC poll reaffirms what many Progressives have known for sometime -- the Democratic Party is in trouble. With two-and-one-half years left in Obama’s presidency, the American people,
by praenomen
Comment Count 1909 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 02:00 AM PDT with 441 Recommends
Joan McCarter did a great job summarizing the press conference ( here and here ) while it was happening - but it's really worth looking at the whole speech.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 04:33 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking strong exception to a cartoon published in the Sacramento Bee. Philly.com has picked up on the AP story by Will Weissert . The two panel cartoon shows Perry ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 07:54 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Welcome to the end of Week One in Sequester World, accurately described as a "self-inflicted wound" at a time when the economy is still weak. But it is more than that, more than just a ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 07:19 PM PST with 84 Recommends
Short and sweet, David Atkins breaks the Republican economic strategy behind their lies into its four stages: the Grand Lie . It's a model of accuracy, brevity, and clarity. I'm taking the liberty ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 03:40 PM PST with 15 Recommends
It's been obvious that the conservative dead enders who've assimilated the party formerly of Lincoln into some weird chimera of Jefferson Davis and Ayn Rand are having trouble coming to terms ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 07:05 AM PST with 9 Recommends
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we're getting some direct benefits from the huge investments in our military. While it's easy to attack the vast amounts of money that the Pentagon consumes,
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 04:30 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
[NOTE: Naked Capitalism Publisher Yves Smith has provided written authorization to the publisher of this post to reproduce her blog’s original content in its entirety for the benefit of the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 194 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 01:58 AM PST with 151 Recommends
So over the course of the past few days a sort of story arc has unfolded, where on the arc we are at now is anyone's guess, but here is my take. Due to the absolutely terrible field that developed ...
by Ecclesiastaverbs
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 11:47 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Occupy Wall Street has been attacked for not having a clear message, not having a list of specific demands, not having a defined leadership or spokesman. Which also means that it's been ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 12:40 PM PST with 12 Recommends
While there doesn't seem to have been a lot of mainstream media coverage ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 04:32 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I’ll be the first to admit that I have no idea where the Occupy Wall Street movement ultimately is going or how it intends to get there. ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 09:14 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Over at Digby’s , in a post titled Killing Credibility , David Atkins writes: In the absence of any sort of political and economic ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 08:44 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
After reading a disturbing post from David Atkins (thereisnospoon) over at Digby's on the shape of ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 07:45 AM PDT with 1 Recommend