Tag Archives: Democratic Party

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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