This is a must-readfrom William Greider of The Nation.
The blowout election of 2014 demonstrates that the Democratic Party is utterly out of touch with ordinary people and their adverse circumstances. Working people have known this for some time now, but this year, the president made the disconnection more obvious. Barack Obama kept telling folks […]
At the Republicans Governors Association Conference, a little preliminary bout for the 2016 GOP Presidential Primary Campaign found Ohio Governor John Kasich showing just how shallow and how ignorant our Governor Scott Walker is. And hopefully the national media won’t be quite as complacent as the Wisconsin media has been during Gov. Walker’s three gubernatorial […]
“Few things are as dangerous to a long term strategy as a short-term victory” writes Chris Ladd of the Houston Chronicle in a fantastic piece outlining that while 2014 may have seemed like a good year for Republicans across the United States, a deeper look shows trouble on the horizon.
Republicans this week scored the […]
When the US coalition invaded Afghanistan, along with the War On Terror, we brought along our totally failed War On Drugs. We did everything we thought possible to eradicate the poppy fields of Afghanistan…totally ignoring the fact that opium has a long history of cultivation in the area. We tried destroying it, bribing farmers to […]
Just what I have been telling you all along:
Now will he veto the bill if it arrives at his desk?
I will have more on this later.
This is interesting… Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has been toying with the idea of running for president in 2016 as a Democrat for a few months now. He’s been to Iowa to discuss the idea, and spoke about running in September on Meet the Press.
On Monday, Sanders moved even closer towards officially throwing his […]
During a recent appearance on Meet the Press, former Vermont Governor Howard Dean said he believes Democrats suffered a bad midterm election because they lacked a clear message. “Where the hell is the Democratic party?” Dean asked. “You’ve got to stand for something if you want to win.” Here’s video of Dean’s appearance on Meet […]
On the radio this morning I heard three different Republican victors in races for the House and Senate declare that they were excited about new leadership in Washington in January…yet everyone says Mitch McConnell will be the Senate Majority Leader…NEW LEADERSHIP INDEED?!?
Another political cartoon courtesy of Dan Burr. This time poking a little fun at Paul Ryan
Copyright 2014 by Dan E Burr.
Disclaimer: I have been friends with Mr. Burr for quite some time…including working at Dirty Jack’s Record Rack where he was the lead cashier and I was the night manager…we both appreciate […]
During an appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher, conservative John Avlon praised the job President Barack Obama has done during his two terms in office. “We are ten days out and there is a sense that President Obama’s poll numbers are down,” said John Avlan. “They are around forty percent. So everyone is running […]