29 Mar 2010

Health Care Reform: Cleaning Out The E-mail

One small way to tell the politicians and political organizations that are supposed to represent you that they screwed up on health care.

26 Mar 2010

What Bibi Taught Us

Bibi Netanyahu learned a lesson in dealing with the new American President this week, and so should we.

25 Mar 2010

Got Em Right Where You Want Em, Do You?

It’s become one of my personal political axioms that you can tell who won and who lost a political battle in America by the statements of the two sides. The people who lost are the ones who declare victory. The people who won are the ones who say “The battle still continues. Keep sending those contributions.” We saw this principle in action today.

22 Mar 2010

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Just as the current course of the health care bill was predictable, so will be its effects.

12 Mar 2010

Observations On The Obvious

Some folks seem to be above making the obvious observations about the Republicans’ interest in the Eric Massa investigation. I am not one of them.

02 Mar 2010

Can Halter Top Blanche Lincoln?

My take on the candidacy of Bill Halter, who announced yesterday that he will run against Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) in the Democratic primary.

04 Feb 2010

Health Care Reform: A Nice Gesture

At least 116 progressive U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid asking him to include a public option in the “sidecar reconciliation” bill. Once again, I am pessimistic about the chance that an act of the House Progressive Caucus will amount to anything good regarding health care reform. This time, though, I dare them to prove me wrong.

30 Jan 2010

What Do You Know?

Paul Krugman and I agree on something – blaming Rahm Emanuel for the failures of this Administration is like blaming the mirror for what you see in it.

25 Jan 2010

The Audacity Of Dopes: Bernanke Confirmation In Trouble

It’s possible that the Senate will not vote to confirm Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve Chairman. Write your Senators today to make that more likely.

19 Jan 2010

Be One Of Those Who Show Up, Massachusetts Edition

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” they said, “that all men are created equal.” Strange as it may seem, that was the first time in history that anyone had ever bothered to write that down. Decisions are made by those who show up.

— President Josiah Bartlet, The West Wing