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In Love with Conflict
A version of this post is published at The People's View . Cenk Uygur had a piece today on Daily Kos today ...
deaniac83 08/09/2011 48 19 1 257
It's Not a Threat, Congressman Kucinich. It's Math.
A version of this story is available at The People's View. Congressman Dennis Kucinich put up ...
deaniac83 07/26/2011 577 332 6 3179
President Obama's Evisceration of Republican No-tax Religion, and A Lesson in Trust for Progressives
A version of this story is published at The People's View. On Thursday night, lots of people ...
deaniac83 07/23/2011 538 345 15 2509
About Those Medicare "Cuts"
A version of this story is published at The People's View. To say that there is panic in much of ...
deaniac83 07/21/2011 58 55 6 334
The New Corporate Media: $315 Million for Huffington Post Owners Costs Pink Slips for 200 Americans
Crossposted from The People's View . I don't know how many of you know this, but the Huff and Puff Post has a new owner. Don't know who? I'll give you a hint: You'...
deaniac83 03/14/2011 171 109 4 1072
Why the Payroll Tax Cut is No Threat to Social Security
Crossposted from The People's View. I am pretty disturbed about the righteous pompousness happening in some corners of the ideological Left trying to portray ...
deaniac83 12/12/2010 177 39 1 122
Tax Compromise: President Obama Had Your Back
Not that anything under the Sun is new, but a good chunk of the Left established media (both new and old) are in uproar over the compromise between President Obama and Congressional Republicans on ...
deaniac83 12/07/2010 153 49 1 108
Black Friday Weekend Roars Back as Obama Recovery Continues
Crossposted from The People's View. In mid-November, I wrote a piece about the Obama recovery in consumer spending, ...
deaniac83 11/30/2010 35 35 - 45
He's A President. Not A Dictator. Also, Lay Off Michelle Obama!
Crossposted from The People's View. Last evening, Cenk Uygur, the radio personality and MSNBC fill-in host, posted yet another one of his "Why won't ...
deaniac83 11/21/2010 705 389 5 165
"Left Puritans" and Why I Continue to Defend President Obama
Crossposted from The People's View. Yesterday, I crossposted my article ...
deaniac83 11/17/2010 1929 400 12 165
Huge Retail Sales Gains and the Obama Jobs Recovery
Crossposted from The People's View. Amidst the plethora of right wing victory celebrations and left puritan whining, the economy continues to show signs of ...
deaniac83 11/16/2010 212 55 2 71
Progressive Income Tax Reform in Fiscal Commission Co-Chairs' Proposal
Crossposted from The People's View. There's a storm over the release of the proposal of the two co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Fiscal ...
deaniac83 11/12/2010 213 30 2 117
More Important Than An Election
Crossposted from The People's View. The election of 2010 is over. Democrats are still reeling from it, and political strategists are still engaged in "...
deaniac83 11/09/2010 34 36 - 43
BREAKING: White House Opposes Any Effort to Strip Out DADT Repeal
Crossposted from The People's View. Yesterday, I wrote that DADT repeal is not dead. Not yet. Not only was yesterday's entire ...
deaniac83 11/08/2010 637 314 - 112
The Democratic Sweep In California
Crossposted from The People's View. On election night, Democrats had a rough time across the country, but you wouldn't know that if you looked at California.
deaniac83 11/07/2010 138 49 - 67
How'd That Pissing on Obama Thing Work Out for You?
Crossposted from The People's View. I was going to write an article expressing these sentiments, and I figured I might as well let Cenk Uygur's ...
deaniac83 11/04/2010 2904 963 20 721
Barbara Boxer Pulls Away in California; Leads 49-41
Crossposted from The People's View. Carly I-know-how-to-create-jobs-in-China Fiorina has been blanketing the airwaves with attacks on Sen. Barbara Boxer ...
deaniac83 10/29/2010 50 54 - 136
Chamber-Funded Group Attacks Kamala Harris in CA Attorney General Race
Crossposted from The People's View. Suddenly, after the Supreme Court's deplorable "Citizens United" ruling (ironically named, given nearly 80% of American ...
deaniac83 10/27/2010 30 37 - 140
Enthusiasm Gap? Meet the Voter Gap!
Crossposted from The People's View. You know that much vaunted "enthusiasm gap" that was going to wipe out Democrats in November and usher Tea Party ...
deaniac83 10/26/2010 32 41 1 142
Meg Whitman Admits Californians Should Vote for Jerry Brown!
Crossposted from The People's View. Oh, this is a hilarious turn of events. �If ever you thought the political gods don't have a sense of humor, you ...
deaniac83 10/25/2010 189 292 1 348
Day of Purple: In Memory of Young Victims of Homophobia (Plus: Sec. Clinton Speaks Out)
Crossposted from The People's View.
deaniac83 10/20/2010 49 44 - 113
Taxpayers' Cost for Financial Rescue Down Substantially
Crossposted from The People's View. So TARP ended on October 3. Demagogues on all sides of the political spectrum love to hate TARP, and decry the $700 ...
deaniac83 10/19/2010 65 16 - 91
Dollars, Fish, and The Enthusiasm Gap
Crossposted from The People's View. We have been told by the political right that we are living in the age of Citizens United, the age of unlimited ...
deaniac83 10/15/2010 7 18 - 100
Health Insurers Know the Choice in November. Do We?
Crossposted from The People's View. Some of the loudest critics of health reform say that health reform is a boondoggle to health insurance companies. It ...
deaniac83 10/11/2010 59 34 - 52
Hey, GOP? Do Government Jobs Count or Don't They?
Crossposted from The People's View. Today, the jobs report came out for September. It's bleak, showing a net loss of 95,000 jobs, despite a *gain of 64,...
deaniac83 10/08/2010 44 33 - 73
Financial Reform: A Global Success in Regulating Banks
Crossposted from The People's View. Nearly everyone can agree on the cause of the recent global financial meltdown: excessive risk-taking by large banks ...
deaniac83 10/06/2010 106 51 1 116
IRS Asked to Investigate Karl Rove's Political Group
Crossposted from The People's View. Republican front groups have been propping up everywhere to spend limitless cash to elect the truly crazy this year. ...
deaniac83 10/05/2010 22 47 - 218
Surprise! Democrats ARE Running on Health Reform.
Crossposted from The People's View. There's a story being told to you kids by the national media types. The story is that health care reform is incredibly ...
deaniac83 10/04/2010 146 273 - 207
Gallup: Young Voters Move to Democrats
Crossposted from The People's View. There has been plenty of pontificating from all corners of the political and blogging establishment classes about how ...
deaniac83 10/01/2010 395 448 2 431
Sebelius Slams Right Wing and Health Insurers, Points to Cost Accountability in Reform
Crossposted from The People's View. In the past few months since historic health care reform became law, there has been a lot of beating up on this ...
deaniac83 09/30/2010 23 39 2 50
Krugman Figures Out GOP Pledge: No More Congress!
Crossposted from The People's View . John Boehner might want to be Speaker of the House, but his party is proposing a budget that would eliminate the ...
deaniac83 09/27/2010 27 35 - 51
Log Cabin Republicans Award Homophobes from Texas
Crossposted from The People's View . The Log Cabin Republicans are the LGBT contingent within the Republican party. Why anyone gay would want to be a ...
deaniac83 09/26/2010 48 30 1 111
Continued Beatings, Morale, and Voting FOR Something
Crossposted from The People's View . I found a piece yesterday on the Daily Kos "recommended" community diaries list mildly amusing. �
deaniac83 09/24/2010 210 46 - 45
Health Reform Lowering Premiums and Saving Lives Right Now
Crossposted from The People's View . We have heard Republicans scream and moan about how health ...
deaniac83 09/23/2010 52 48 1 53
Obama to Wall Street Hack: It's Main Street that's Suffering
Crossposted from The People's View . President Obama held an hour-long townhall meeting on Monday, moderated by CNBC's John Harwood, discussing a wide range ...
deaniac83 09/22/2010 28 42 - 83
Helping Insure Early Retirees: Health Reform In Action
Crossposted from The People's View . We hear plenty of whining in the media and in the ...
deaniac83 09/20/2010 18 53 1 311
Boxer Hits Fiorina Hard in New Ad (w/ Video and Transcript)
Crossposted from The People's View . If progressives are looking for a Senate race in which they can be proud of fighting for probably the �liberal ...
deaniac83 09/16/2010 234 482 3 134
Obama Administration Moves to Trim Defense Fat by $100 Billion
Crossposted from The People's View . "That never happens!" exclaimed Rachel Maddow after in last year's budget, the Obama administration canceled the F-22 ...
deaniac83 09/15/2010 290 384 3 103
Merits of Appointing Elizabeth Warren Through Regular Process
Crossposted from The People's View . here is a prevailing opinion on the Left to appoint Elizabeth ...
deaniac83 09/14/2010 133 26 - 48
Obama, Democrats and the Base: Women's Health Community
Crossposted from The People's View . This is the second in my series to examine and highlight the achievements President Obama and the Democratic Congress ...
deaniac83 09/13/2010 29 61 1 209
What the Base is Saying About Obama: Labor
Crossposted from The People's View . Lately, there has been a lot of people claiming to speak for the Democratic base - the progressive base. �Cenk Uygur,
deaniac83 09/10/2010 516 389 10 84
Covering 5 Million Children with Real Public Health Insurance
Crossposted from The People's View . 65% of the 7.3 million children without health insurance in this country - and that was data from 2008, which is the ...
deaniac83 09/09/2010 25 33 - 64
"Paying People Not to Work"
Crossposted from The People's View . That's how the Tea Party Republican astroturfers describe unemployment benefits. �So today, I want to find out just ...
deaniac83 09/08/2010 228 356 10 248
Barack Obama: $400 Billion in Major New Investments in America
Crossposted from The People's View . I think that by now you all caught yesterday's Labor Fest speech by President Obama. The President ...
deaniac83 09/07/2010 331 279 6 86
GOP Continuing Hostility to Jobs as Economy Shows Signs of Life
Crossposted from The People's View . ...
deaniac83 09/06/2010 329 192 4 204
Arrogance of a Microphone: Talking Down to Barack Obama
Crossposted from The People's View . yesterday, Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks (and an oft-called for guest host on MSNBC) wrote ...
deaniac83 09/03/2010 653 383 4 80
Boxer vs. Fiorina: The People's Senator vs. Privileged CEO
Crossposted from The People's View . Last night, Sen. Barbara Boxer debated her Republican challenger, disgraced former HP CEO with a golden foot ...
deaniac83 09/02/2010 32 48 - 96
Glenn Greenwald's Unhinged Attack on Obama and Democrats
Crossposted from The People's View . I am beginning to find Glenn Greenwald's logic seriously twisted and angry with near-zero intellectual ...
deaniac83 09/01/2010 1497 297 9 207
Forget Clapping. How About Not Taking a Dump on Obama?
Crossposted from The People's View . Today, Markos has a post up about the 10 point gap GOP �has opened up in the Congressional generic ...
deaniac83 08/31/2010 1569 636 11 113
Debunking The "Individual Mandate is Unprecedented" Myth
Crossposted from The People's View . For too many both on the right and the left opposed to the new health reform law, the favorite attack point ...
deaniac83 08/30/2010 238 43 1 77
Sharing Heritage with a Muslim (the Stabbed NYC Cab Driver)
Crossposted from The People's View . Usually, I try to do pieces filled with objective information, data, etc. �Not today. �Today I ...
deaniac83 08/29/2010 15 27 - 59
States Sitting on Over $100 Billion in Stimulus Money
Crossposted from The People's View . There is a fair amount of disgruntled murmur among the progressive economic community that the American ...
deaniac83 08/28/2010 79 65 2 86
Hit Pieces Don't Tell the Health Reform Story
Crossposted from The People's View . Nearly five months after the passage of the most significant health care and insurance consumer reforms in ...
deaniac83 08/26/2010 175 48 1 118
Credit Card Reform and How It May Already Be Helping
Crossposted from The People's View. President Obama signed into ...
deaniac83 08/25/2010 51 64 2 221
Consumers Ahead in the Battle to set Medical Loss Ratio Requirements
Crossposted from The People's View. The eyes of the health care community were focused last week on Seattle, WA, where the state insurance commissioners ...
deaniac83 08/24/2010 19 34 2 189
Breaking: Chuck Hagel to Endorse Joe Sestak for Senate
Crossposted from The People's View . Chuck Hagel, one of the few left of a band of truly country-first Republicans, plans to endorse Joe Sestak ...
deaniac83 08/23/2010 102 154 - 227
Massive Federal Revenues Saved by Response to Economic Crisis
Crossposted from The People's View . For all the Republican huffing and puffing about having to pay for unemployment benefits extension and state ...
deaniac83 08/19/2010 8 23 - 56
When Will We Learn to be Adults?
Crossposted from The People's View . I have been thinking about this for a while. There is a reason a whole bunch of our politicians talk to the ...
deaniac83 08/18/2010 164 35 1 43
Federal Actions on the Economy, and the End of Laissez Faire
Crossposted from The People's View . It's hard to prove a negative. But in the recent political and socio-economic climate, it is important for us ...
deaniac83 08/17/2010 104 30 2 99
Health Reform Nurses Medicare Back to Health
Crossposted from The People's View . On August 5, the Social Security and Medicare Trustee Report was issued for 2010. In this post, I plan on talking ...
deaniac83 08/13/2010 15 28 1 89
FDR, Obama, and Unprecedented Challenges from the Right
Crossposted from The People's View . If you have ever wondered whether the constant drumbeat from the professional detractors of Barack Obama on ...
deaniac83 08/12/2010 292 67 2 128
Why Gibbs is Right About the "Professional Left"
Crossposted from The People's View . Today, Ezra Klein has ...
deaniac83 08/10/2010 905 446 7 417
Dear Chris Dodd, Elizabeth Warren IS Worth The Fight
Crossposted from The People's View . Elizabeth Warren, the Chair of the Congressional oversight panel for the TARP funds is without a doubt the ...
deaniac83 08/07/2010 36 39 1 49
Sharron Angle to Accept Cash from Homophobic Corporations Only
Crossposted from The People's View . Hmm? Sharron Angle to refuse corporate cash? Oh yes, yes she will refuse money from corporate PACs. But ...
deaniac83 08/06/2010 50 39 - 79
Obama, Sri Lanka, and Outsourcing: Some Perspective and Context
Crossposted from The People's View . Here we go again. David Sirota, whom ...
deaniac83 08/05/2010 304 309 1 60
Stop The Obsession with Demonizing Obama
Crossposted from The People's View . Today on Daily Kos, David Sirota - the guy with ...
deaniac83 08/04/2010 1067 621 9 107
Phyllis Schlafly Debunked: Single-Parent Household Share of Welfare Recipients on the Decline
Crossposted from The People's View . By now, we all know of right-wing crazy woman Phyllis Schlafly had some ...
deaniac83 08/03/2010 106 128 - 281
Why Stimulus Spending is Essential to Fiscal Responsibility
Crossposted from The People's View .
deaniac83 08/02/2010 14 26 2 802
How Deregulation Devastated Community Banks and Small Business
Crossposted from The People's View . Republicans in the Senate put their crony and political interests ahead of that of the American people once ...
deaniac83 07/30/2010 27 20 1 46
Bill O'Rielly, John Stossel Come Out Against DADT
Crossposted from The People's View . This is a pleasant surprise. If you missed Bill O'Reilly's appearance on the Jay Leno show last night, you ...
deaniac83 07/28/2010 127 65 1 39
Chris Wallace Lies About Fox's History with Breitbart Video
Crossposted from The People's View . Thanks ...
deaniac83 07/26/2010 122 175 2 98
Health Reform: Patients Empowered in Appeal, $30 Million in Grants
deaniac83 07/25/2010 9 6 - 82
I'm Tired of PCCC Misleading on Warren, Geithner
Crossposted from The People's View . Today was a great day for advocates of consumer protection and financial reform. President Obama'...
deaniac83 07/21/2010 128 52 1 59
Stop The Hysteria About Deficit Commission and Social Security
Crossposted from The People's View . There is absolute hysteria in parts of the blogosphere and its most zealous ideologues about the President's ...
deaniac83 07/20/2010 276 40 - 54
Democrats Surge in Generic Congressional Ballot
Crossposted from The People's View . Getting things done matters, including electorally. ...
deaniac83 07/19/2010 426 485 5 251
Colorado Springs: A Microcosm of Tea Party Government (Video)
Crossposted from The People's View . Yesterday, Ed Schultz on MSNBC's The Ed Show did a segment on the condition of Colorado Springs, Colorado - ...
deaniac83 07/08/2010 48 41 - 154
The Cost of At-Cost Medicare Buy-In (vs. High-Risk Pools)
Crossposted from The People's View . Rep. Alan Grayson, a champion for health reform, has introduced in the House HR 4789, the "Medicare You Can ...
deaniac83 07/06/2010 57 37 - 43
NY Times: For-Profit Earmark Ban Easily Circumvented
Crossposted from The People's View . In March of this year, the House Appropriations ...
deaniac83 07/05/2010 9 5 - 100
Republican Jobs Plan: Kick Americans When We're Down
Crossposted from The People's View . Today brought some sobering news on the jobs ...
deaniac83 07/02/2010 32 45 - 192
Enrollment in High Risk Pools Begins Today
Crossposted from The People's View . Today, the high-risk pool program to cover Americans with pre-existing conditions goes into effect. �...
deaniac83 07/01/2010 22 48 2 257
Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Prop 8 Challenge?
Crossposted from The People's View . That, at least, is what the plaintiff's attorneys in the federal case challenging the Constitutional ...
deaniac83 06/30/2010 51 30 - 32
GOP on Financial Reform: Leave the Banks Alone!
Crossposted from The People's View . If the Republican party were a teenager named Chris Crocker, and if big banks were Britney Spears, the ...
deaniac83 06/29/2010 20 18 - 32
Federal High Risk Pools: How to Find Information in Your State
Crossposted from The People's View . A couple of days ago, ...
deaniac83 06/25/2010 18 34 3 154
Screaming at the White House Won't Fix Financial Reform
I know I had promised yesterday to do a diary about the new high-risk pools under health reform, complete with contact information, but this story, I think, needed a factual response. I will do the ...
deaniac83 06/24/2010 28 38 1 363
Emerging Details on the High Risk Pools
Crossposted from The People's View . Yes, yes, I know. I have been absent for a very long time. My apologies. It has been mostly due to ...
deaniac83 06/23/2010 57 61 3 98
The Truth About the Healthcare Law
Crossposted from The People's View . Last month, a monumental step was taken in America's promise to make health care a right for every American ...
deaniac83 04/13/2010 982 723 45 251
Dear Kyra Phillips (CNN), Huh?
Crossposted from The People's View . On Tuesday, I wrote about a CNN segment hosted by Kyra Phillips that asked the question, "Homosexuality: Is ...
deaniac83 04/10/2010 56 49 1 44
Right Wing Radio Thug Calls for Firing of Obama Voters
Crossposted from The People's View . Conservative talk show host and un-American hack Neal Boortz said in twitter feeds today that Obama voters ...
deaniac83 04/09/2010 360 343 7 836
Reading Miranda Rights and Letting Terrorists Lawyer Up
Crossposted from The People's View . Wouldn't you know it, those pesky the-law-applies-to-everybody people are up to no good again. �Even ...
deaniac83 04/08/2010 29 19 - 174
The Obama Recovery and the direction of our economy
Crossposted from The People's View . Alright, enough already. Conservatives and Republicans have been taking advantage of the poor economy to ...
deaniac83 04/07/2010 56 41 2 254
No, CNN, homosexuality is NOT a problem in need of a cure
Crossposted from The People's View . But CNN's journalism deficit disorder is definitely in need of serious treatment. �We all know the sad ...
deaniac83 04/06/2010 190 262 5 76
Consumer protection units in financial reform: House and Senate bills
Crossposted from The People's View . One of the main ailments of our financial system is that currently, consumer protection functions are ...
deaniac83 04/05/2010 14 23 - 255
Offshore drilling: policy, politics, pragmatism, and moving forward
Crossposted from The People's View . Once again, an ideological battle is confronting us on the left. �President Obama this morning ...
deaniac83 03/31/2010 295 47 1 93
Michael Steele, you're doing a superb job
Crossposted from The People's View . A lot of Republicans, these days, are either calling for, or getting close to calling for Republican ...
deaniac83 03/30/2010 46 24 - 371
The truth about the AT&T's "charge" and GOP's intellectual poverty
Crossposted from The People's View . In the 1980s, the Patron Saint of tax-cutting, Ronald ...
deaniac83 03/29/2010 46 65 6 250
High risk pools in health reform: the law and the numbers
Crossposted from The People's View . Now that health reform is law, one good news is that specific policy reforms and initiatives in the bill are ...
deaniac83 03/27/2010 101 73 4 96
Not so fast, Mr. Cantor. GOP can't avoid responsibility
Crossposted from The People's View . It was kind of amazing what we saw yesterday. Eric Cantor, the Republican whip in the House of ...
deaniac83 03/26/2010 23 41 - 52
GOP has blood on its hands (Updated with Dem presser)
Crossposted from The People's View . The Republican party apparatus and members of the Republican and conservative leadership - GOP members of ...
deaniac83 03/24/2010 1141 790 11 503
These senators need to hear from you on reconciliation
Crossposted from The People's View . This morning, the President signed ...
deaniac83 03/23/2010 15 26 - 32
Beyond Insurance: Health Costs - Part III: State Innovations, Wellness and Coordinated Care
Crossposted from The People's View . This is the third in my ...
deaniac83 03/20/2010 6 11 - 15
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