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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Brian Riedl: ‘We’re $16 Trillion in The Hole- Democrats Want To Burry Us $42 Trillion Deeper’

Source:The New Democrat  The Democratic Party is clearly not just moving Left, at least at the activist and grassroots level, but I would argue they’re movie Far-Left. It would be one thing if Democrats were moving from let’s say from … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Peter Wehner- Have Democrats Pulled Too Far Left?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Peter Wehner, who normally writes for the neoconservative Commentary Magazine, who I read on a regular basis, including Wehner, because they do write interesting, provocative pieces and even intelligent and … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- America’s Anti-Liberal Myth: Why Democrats Learned The Wrong Less From 1984

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Just correct some of the things that Mike Conrad said. Walter Mondale lost badly in 1984 to Ronald Reagan winning just one state and just over forty-percent of the popular … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Institute: Next New Deal- Richard Kirsch- The Politics of Responsibility

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus If I was advising for Hillary Clinton, which might be a scary thought for both her and me, because I don’t have a lot of respect for her as a … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Digby: No Labels Gets a Label and it’s Not Pretty: The Unrealistic Approach of No Labels

No Labels Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Digby: No Labels Gets a Label and It’s Not Pretty This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger No Labels even though I respect the goals of their group as … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- William Greider: What Does the Democratic Party Actually Believe?

Source: The Nation: Opinion- William Greider: What Does The Democratic Party Actually Believe? The Democratic Party today and throughout its history perhaps even through the 19th Century has always been a party of parties or political and ideological factions. It is … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion- Robert Borosage- The Economic Debate in the Democratic Party

Democratic Value Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion- Robert Borosage- The Emerging Democratic Debate I agree with Bob Borosage that there is an emerging economic debate in the Democratic Party about the future of America’s economy and what direction we should … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Zoe Carpenter- The Progressive Resurgence

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When Republicans took back control of the House of Representatives in 2011, thanks to the Tea Party, the Republican right-wing had all the momentum when it came to economic policy. As … Continue reading

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Truth Revolt: Chris Matthews Labels Republicans Racists

Source: Truth Revolt: Chris Matthews Labels Republicans Racists The reason why Democrats didn’t make the March on Washington event on Wednesday about partisan politics. Because the event wasn’t a political convention with President Obama being the nominee. The event was about … Continue reading

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RT: The Big Picture- Has the Left Been Neutered?: The Three Parties Within The Democratic Party

Source: RT: The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann- Has The Left Been Neutered? One of the problems with the two-party system in America is that we aren’t left with two political parties. At least not ideologically but two large political associations … Continue reading

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