Monthly Archives: November 2013

Classic MLB 11: Video: NBC Sports: MLB 1979-All Star Game-National League @ American League: Full Game

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Playing an all-star baseball game at a football stadium. The Kingdome despite being fairly close to the action for baseball and a very loud stadium for both baseball … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Video: Cenk Uygur: President Obama Sets Bear Trap, Republicans Walk Right Into It

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The current Republican governing policy is, “if Democrats are for it, we are against it, even if we are for it, or were once in favor of it”. … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: We Are Subsidizing Low Wage Employers!

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Here’s an idea. Instead of having taxpayers who mostly work in the middle class be forced to subsidize low-income workers for their food, housing and health care, instead … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Ben Jacobs- Harry Reid Goes Nuclear on Filibusters

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to be perfectly clear, the Senate filibuster on executive and lower judicial nominations, meaning non-Supreme Court appointments to the federal bench have been removed from possible future filibuster challenges. Which … Continue reading

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The Globalist: Opinion- Bill Hunphrey- “The Problem With Billionaires”: Why Tax and Spend Doesn’t Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This idea that what America needs to do is just tax the hell out of millionaires and billionaires and use that money to spend more on War on Poverty programs to … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: MLB 1984-04-07-GOW-Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox: Jack Morris’s No Hitter

Source: The New Democrat Here’s one example of why Jack Morris should be in the MLB Hall of Fame. Because when he was on, he could be very dominant, because he threw hard and then throw in his devastating forkball and … Continue reading

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Next New Deal: Mike Konczal- “Given The Myth of Ownership, is the Idea of Redistribution Coherent?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat We need to get past the idea of whether or not wealth redistribution is a good or bad thing. And just define it instead and layout exactly what wealth redistribution is. … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: MLB 1979-ALCS-Game 2-Anaheim Angeles @ Baltimore Orioles: Full Game

Source: The New Democrat Game two of the 1979 ALCS being played at the “Outdoor Insane Asylum”, as Baltimore Memorial Stadium was called. As it should’ve been being perhaps the loudest outdoor stadium in pro major league sports in America. Both … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- George Zornick- Food Stamp Cuts: A Bipartisan Scandal

    Source: The Nation: Opinion- George Zornick-Food Stamp Cuts: A Bipartisan Scandal  Yesterday as I was leaving my neighborhood Giant supermarket in Bethesda in the Washington area. I donated three cans of can sausages to a food drive that gives … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Peter Beinart- Brown University’s Campus Leftists vs. Free Speech: Free Speech vs. Fascism

Source: The Daily Beast: Opinion-Peter Beinart- Brown University’s Campus Leftists vs Free Speech I hate the term ‘campus Liberals’ to refer to people are supposed to be Liberals even though they aren’t and sound more like Fidel Castro or Hugo Chavez … Continue reading

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