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Posted by Marion On Mar - 21 - 2011 154 COMMENTS
traitors

In an online conversation this past weekend, someone reminded me of something I hadn’t thought about in years – the Reagan Presidential campaign of 1980. Some of the most effective campaign commercials used by the Reagan team during that election cycle were ones which utilized audio and video clips of […]

Posted by Smedley Butler On Mar - 15 - 2011 57 COMMENTS
mousetrap

Why is politics so mind bogglingly complicated? You often hear conversation  about the host of complex problems we face today and that these issues cannot be reduced to bumper sticker slogans and addressed by simplistic solutions. I say simple clear, concise ideas are powerful and the problems we face are […]

Posted by Smedley Butler On Mar - 13 - 2011 86 COMMENTS
LTORT

Smedley Butler Crusader, Contrarian, Curmudgeon I see a lot of people laying the blame for the events in Wisconsin at the feet of the voters whose low turnout at the polls is said to have brought Scott Walker and his ilk into power. This is very wrong and in fact […]

Posted by ASmom On Feb - 18 - 2011 34 COMMENTS
proudliberalstarsbuttonthumb

Why Liberal values are American values “You are a contentious person….and probably a Liberal,” started a recent response to an article I published on abortion rights. Contentious? Possibly. Liberal? Absolutely. Seems these days Conservatives have convinced themselves, and some of the American public, that being a Liberal is akin to […]

Posted by bito On Jan - 18 - 2011 76 COMMENTS
Nuttin' But Da Truth!

We now have what amounts to another debate on HCR and we need to be better prepared for it this time.
Let’s make this argument be based on facts and reality.

Posted by Questinia On Jan - 10 - 2011 40 COMMENTS
spank

Dazed, I turned only to see said chorus approaching, grinning, with one of them rapping the words “Slam Slam Cinderella.” To add to the surreal quality of the event: I didn’t feel humiliated.

Posted by bito On Dec - 25 - 2010 28 COMMENTS
Senate1

As reported in many publications all new and returning Democratic Senators have signed a letter pledging to have filibuster reform. Is it time to make a change, the first since 1975? What is the Planet’s POV?

Posted by AdLib On Dec - 7 - 2010 54 COMMENTS
vader-davis

When it comes to the Bush Tax Cuts, the Devil is in the details…and the bargaining room.

Posted by Marion On Dec - 3 - 2010 40 COMMENTS
Nixon

I’m giving up officially. On politics. Specifically, American politics. I was raised in what my mother regularly called “a Democratic kitchen” in the South, by parents who had been Roosevelt Democrats. My father cast his first vote as a 21 year-old for FDR’s second term. Four years after that, my […]

Posted by boomer1949 On Dec - 1 - 2010 83 COMMENTS
GOP=Proverbial-Bigoted-Brick-Wall

Thank you for signing on to the obstructionist dog and pony show contrived by your Republican colleagues in the Senate. Have you signed the “secret” letter being circulated in the hallways of the Senate Building, akin to passing notes in study hall?

Posted by Marion On Nov - 5 - 2010 4 COMMENTS
together_we_stand

Two years ago, the American people delivered their mandate. They chose an intelligent, intellectual, well-spoken and inspirational African American man to lead their country as President of the United States. Not only did they merely elect him and his party, they did so resoundingly, and in such a way that […]

Posted by bito On Sep - 11 - 2010 188 COMMENTS

Midterm election articles

Posted by AdLib On Sep - 1 - 2010 97 COMMENTS

It is a given that the party out of power picks up seats in the off year election. Why is that? The logic would seem simple. American voters have the patience and vision of a nearsighted 3 year old. Every two years after they have decided that they want a […]

Posted by Marion On Aug - 15 - 2010 55 COMMENTS

I’ve been thinking a lot about Watergate lately. Watergate, as much as it was a political coming-of-age for America, coincided with my own personal coming-of-age. The actual break-in occurred just weeks after I’d graduated from high school and the initial furore continued throughout the summer as I prepared to leave […]

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 22 - 2010 134 COMMENTS

Heading out to searing Las Vegas for Netroots Nation and am hoping to provide updates of my adventures in this gathering of godless, communist, socialist, white-hating enemies of America. BTW, should I hit on 16? Hope I don’t disappoint, so much going on I may have only fleeting moments to […]

Categories: Activism, Democratic Party
Posted by Marion On Feb - 24 - 2010 68 COMMENTS

Something struck me this morning, thinking about what’s looming on the horizon tomorrow for the Democrats with this ginormous chinwag session that’s about to take place at Blair House. Trust me … the world will be watching. Well, at least the BBC will be, wrinkling their noses superciliously. What occurred […]

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