Category Archives: Democratic Party

HOW SOON IS IT COMING?

Our Invisible Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ October 28, 2013 Shuttershock “Did you ever ask yourself how it happens that government and capitalism continue to exist in spite of all the evil and trouble they are causing in the world?” … Continue reading

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AT LAST: GOOD NEWS FOR PROGRESSIVES

Wellstone’s Revenge: How Minnesota Democrats Took Their State Back Minnesota’s once-woebegone progressives have quietly crafted a road map for turning state capitols blue. By Andy Kroll/ Mother Jones/ September/October 2013 Illustration: Owen Smith It was the Friday before Memorial Day, … Continue reading

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Obama: Thank You, GOP!

Why This Government Shutdown Will Backfire on Republicans By Peter Scheer/ Truthdig/ September 30, 2013 The mainstream GOP is so certain Republicans will be blamed for the government shutdown, the first in 17 years, it has been actively campaigning against … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Protesters Gone?

What Happened to the Anti-War Movement? By David Sirota/ Nation of Change/ September 6, 2013 A mere 72 hours after President Obama delivered an encomium honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, he announced his intention to pound yet … Continue reading

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“Helpless Before the Corporate Onslaught”

RISE UP OR DIE By Chris Hedges/ OpEdNews/ May 20, 2013   We stand helpless before the corporate onslaught. There is no way to vote against corporate power. Citizens have no way to bring about the prosecution of Wall Street … Continue reading

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TPP–MUCH WORSE THAN EVEN NAFTA

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is not about free trade. It’s a corporate coup d’etat–against us! Both Bush & Obama have kept negotiations secret about this nuclearized NAFTA By Jim Hightower/ Hightower Lowdown/August, 2013 In 2002, it was reported that British Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Explains a Lot…..

Making “Other America” Fail By Robert Parry/ Consortiumnews/ February 26, 2013 Behind today’s fight over government spending is a bigger struggle for U.S.  democracy’s future, pitting the traditional white-ruled country against a new multicultural nation, or the Right’s Real America against Other America. To … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Choose: Democracy or Plutocracy?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The ease with which Harry Reid capitulated to Mitch McConnell on filibuster reform has me worried about a lot of things concerning the Democratic Party, in particular the elections in 2014 and beyond. … Continue reading

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AMERIKA

 The Institutionalization of Tyranny By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ January 18, 2013 Republicans and conservative Americans are still fighting Big Government in its welfare state form. Apparently, they have never heard of the militarized police state form of Big Government, … Continue reading

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Has Washington Souled Out?

THE SOUL OF AMERICA By Bernie Sanders/ Huffington Post/ January 9, 2013 Despite such terminology as “fiscal cliff” and “debt ceiling,” the great debate taking place in Washington now has relatively little to do with financial issues. It is all … Continue reading

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