While progressives have had some successes around the edges, it’s largely been Sherman’s March to the Sea for the corporate agenda during the Clinton-Bush-Obama years. Nothing progressives have achieved can compare to NAFTA, the lucrative wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Bush tax cuts, and the bank/insurance industry/PhRMA bailouts. Now Congress is preparing to dismantle [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday November 10, 2009 7:38 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Sunday October 11, 2009 9:29 am|
John Aravosis: What did President Obama say new tonight? Absolutely nothing. What did the Human Rights Campaign get in exchange for once again giving our president cover for all of his broken promises to our community? Absolutely nothing. I like HRC, I know a lot of people who work there, I’ve defended them when others [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday September 21, 2009 12:30 pm|
Rep. Nadler: At least some of us ARE fighting back, and in the health care fight, the public option is still very much alive only because the progressives have stood together and held our ground and said that, regardless of what the President or Leadership says, we won’t vote for any bill w/o a public option.