This anti-Islamic movie that is causing so much anxiety, outrage, and violence, well, I pray that the press digs around into its origins. This has all of the markings of a Carl Rove move, or James O’Keefe. If Rove, the remnants of the Breitbart gang, or some other (Koch-ish) GOP group is
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a wealthy man. He is the son of a wealthy man. His sons will be wealthy men. Their sons will be wealthy men. These are statements of reality, not statements driven by envy. Al Capone was a wealthy man. Saddam Hussein was a wealthy
In a post a couple of weeks ago I wondered if there might be a way for the 99% to cooperate better by bringing together progressives and Tea Partiers (and the huge block of people with no name…to match their voiceless status). Below are some thoughts on the matter. Tax code.
I saw this post today and decided to write a short reply. I think that a strategically sound thing for Progressives to do right now is, rather than ridicule Righties confused/embarrassed by what a disaster their party has become, to point out to them that Progressive populism is actually better aligned
According to Founding lore, upon the completion of the constitutional convention, a woman asked a very old Ben Franklin, “Dr. Franklin, what (form of government) have you given us?” To this Franklin is to have replied, “A Republic, Ma’am, if you can keep it.” Have we? Has the Republic been
In my last (and first!) post I suggested that the progressive community should work with the Dems where doing so serves progressive ends. I outlined a 3M strategy: Message, Machine, Middle-class. I wanted to jot down a few thoughts about messaging, but before I do please allow me to explain
OK. I’m off the sidelines. This night is just too much to bear. First, I love the FDL community and I particularly love the political action that Jane et al are able to effect. It’s a nice combination of passion, information, action, and (mostly) reasoned debate. Having said that, we