Progressive is the Most Positively Viewed Political Label in America

By: Thursday December 29, 2011 10:07 am

According to Pew Research “progressive” is now the most positively viewed political term in America. It is viewed more favorably than Capitalism, Liberal or Conservative. From Pew: From a purely PR perspective this is a real coup for the modern so called “progressive movement.” In a relatively short period of time it has given people [...]

Ultra-Conservative Harry Reid Binds Democrats to Broken System

By: Thursday January 27, 2011 1:35 pm

Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid didn’t just fail to deal with filibuster reform, he totally committed himself to the defense of this disgraceful practice. From his floor speech about his deal with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell: Senator McConnell and I both believe our reverance for this institution must always be more important than our [...]

Pelosi: Health Care Bill a Conservative Bill (Time to Go Back Under the Bus, Veal Pen)

By: Tuesday March 23, 2010 4:58 pm

Just before the House passed the health care bil, Nancy Pelosi sent out a letter.    In it, she said that “An op-ed by E.J. Dionne on Friday reveals that the current health reform legislation pending before Congress was “built on a series of principles that Republicans espoused for years.”  She bolded Dionne’s headline: Why Democrats Are [...]

Happy New Year

By: Friday January 1, 2010 7:24 am

I spent my morning on MSNBC talking about right/left opposition to the mandate. What about you?

Rolling Stone Destroys Myth of Maverick McCain

By: Sunday October 5, 2008 4:07 pm

Rolling Stone‘s cover story, Make-Believe Maverick, is a brutal and brilliant expose of John McCain’s pretensions of valor. The story opens with a telling anecdote: In 1974 McCain runs into Lt. Col. John Dramesi, a fellow former POW. Unlike McCain, Dramesi refused to give a false confession under torture. So, the encounter is awkward. Both [...]