When uber statistician, Nate Silver of the Five Thirty Eight Politics blog of The New York Times speaks, we listen. Although we are seven months away from election day, Nate deals in the world of… Read More
Mother Jones shows a remarkable chart from Ryan O’Donnell which shows how much in true lock step Republicans vote with one another. Democrats vote bluer, the more blue their district becomes.
New Rules from Bill Maher discusses the power of language and why the Democrats need to play as tough a game as the GOP.
by Robert Reich Prominent Democrats — including the President and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — are openly suggesting that Medicare be means-tested and Social Security payments be reduced by applying a lower adjustment for… Read More
by Robert Reich A week before his inaugural, President Obama says he won’t negotiate with Republicans over raising the debt limit. At an unexpected news conference on Monday he said he won’t trade cuts in… Read More
by Tina Dupuy Are the left and the right in this country pretty much the same except for ideology? Are liberals and conservatives basically two sides of the same coin? One side you have one… Read More
This is The Monday Line by Denis G. Campbell Former President Bill Clinton and President Obama played a private round of golf Sunday afternoon at Andrews Air Force base. That was the most encouraging fiscal… Read More
by Charley James When George W. Bush was president, comic genius Harry Shearer wrote and recorded Songs of the Bushmen that included “Who Is Yoo? (He’s The Torture Memo Man)” and “Turd Blossom Special” about Karl… Read More
by The Reverend Dr. Britt Minshall Last week Congressman Todd Akin made the most important statement I’ve heard in the past two years. After telling the world of his views of “universal abortion denial” he… Read More
by Tina Dupuy The Republican primary has been over for months now but it’s hard to tell. The presumptive nominee (I’ll get to stop writing that phrase in a couple of weeks … hopefully), Mitt… Read More