Tag Archives: Democratic Party

Warren Democrats = Left-Wing Tea Party?

Joan Walsh: Bye-bye, fake liberals: The Warren Democrats are winning! The backlash against an inane Op-Ed bashing Elizabeth Warren shows that “economic populism” is the way forward I am very late to the Third Way-trashing party, but that’s a story … Continue reading

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The Chicago Way

Un-fucking-believable: Mel Reynolds, an ex-con convicted of bank fraud and having sex with a 16-year-old girl when he was in his 40s, wants to replace the embattled Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Standing in front of signs that read “Redemption” … Continue reading

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Prejudice, Sterotypes and Bigotry

Warner Todd Huston at Breitbart: L.A. Times Hears Racist Dog Whistles from Romney Voters Sandy Banks of the L.A. Times has figured out why anyone would vote against Barack Obama. Why, they are all racists, of course. Oh, you don’t … Continue reading

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Two More Days

Salena Zito: Main Street In Revolt The homemade sign for Mitt Romney in the yard of a well-manicured but modest home in Leadville, Colo., forlornly signals the fracture of another onetime supporter of Barack Obama. If Romney wins the presidency … Continue reading

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When Dinosaurs Ruled The Land

The Joe Moneybags Gazette: The Party that Obama Un-Built The focus of this week’s Democratic convention was President Obama. Lost in the adulation was the diminished state to which he has brought his broader party. Today’s Democrats are a shadow … Continue reading

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Don’t be fooled

I was reading a golden oldie post at Uppity’s place and I was reminded that we never did solve the mystery of how Barack Obama ended up in the White House. Prior to 2002 Obama was just another ambitious wannabe. … Continue reading

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The Cult of Prodigy

Roxane Gay at Salon: There is a cult of bright young things, a cultural obsession with genius, a need to find beacons of greatness in an ordinary world. In a December 2002 article in The Atlantic Monthly, Marjorie Garber writes, … Continue reading

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Bilateral Symmetric Nutball Theory

WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE!!!! Just kidding. Well, we really are all gonna die someday, just not anytime soon. I’m just getting really tired of dire predictions and Chicken Little assessments of the future. Riverdaughter thinks Alabama is just like Nazi … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Political tags-such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth-are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. The former are idealists … Continue reading

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It’s RBC Day

Today is the day we mourn the death of democracy in the Democratic party. On this day in 2008 the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee effectively stole the nomination from Hillary Clinton and gave it to Barack Obama. In August … Continue reading

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I wonder what Eleanor Smeal thinks now?

Flashback: This Is What A Feminist Looks Like It’s not every day Ms. puts a man on its cover. In choosing the cover for this special Inaugural issue, Ms. wanted to capture both the national and feminist mood of high … Continue reading

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It’s time for some fresh blood

Old guard fades from Dem ranks Slowly but surely, the old guard of the House Democratic Caucus is fading. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), with his announcement Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2012, joins a growing list of … Continue reading

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Spoonville

I decided to drop by Hullabaloo to see what our old friend David Atkins (aka “Spoony”) thought of the Obamacrats decision to abandon the white working class: The New Realignment [...] Less educated whites have been a stumbling block for … Continue reading

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Ask not what your party can do for you

House Dem: Liberal groups need to back off for party to win in 2012 Liberal groups need to stay out of Democratic primaries if the party is going to retake the House majority, according to a conservative Massachusetts Democrat. Rep. … Continue reading

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