Tag Archives: McGovernites

The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There was a Democratic Party crackup in the 1960s and the debate is really when it happened. Pre-JFK assassination (which should be a clue for you) the Democratic Party was made … Continue reading

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HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- Bill Maher Tells American Socialists to Come Out of the Closet

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Forget about me saying at risk of of slapping myself on the back, because I’m just going to slap myself on the back so much, you would think I was being … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Heather Digby Parton- Chris Matthews and Ed Rendell, Working Class Heroes, “In Their Dreams”: You Know You Are Far-Left When MSNBC is Not Progressive Enough For You

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When MSNBC which is really not much more than a media operation for Occupy Wall Street, the Progressive Caucus and the Green Party in America, is not progressive enough for you, … Continue reading

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Jeremy Richey: Phil Donahue Show-Jane Fonda Anti-War Speech and Interview on the Vietnam War

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Jane Fonda at her highest peak as an anti-war New-Left political activist. Calling members of the American military criminals, murderers, including the President of the United States Richard Nixon and perhaps … Continue reading

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Joe Pyne: Joe Pyne Sort of Interviews Jerry Rubin, From 1967

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat First of all this wasn’t a real interview and at best more of an attempt of Joe Pyne to cross-examine or prosecute Jerry Rubin who was part of the New Left … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: “Time to do Away With The Second Amendment?”

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger From what I’ve read over the last two weeks and blogged about, I’m starting to get the idea that I should write a new section or create something … Continue reading

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Marie Marr-MSNBC: Up With Steve Kornacki- An Opening For Elizabeth Warren in 2016?

Source: Marie Marr-MSNBC: Up With Steve Kornacki- An Opening For Elizabeth Warren in 2016? I buy that there is anger I guess or this feeling that we need something different on the lets call it the Far-Left in the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Left vs. Far-Left on Syria

Pretty good example of how the American-Left which I’m part of as a Liberal and do not hide from that at all. Is not just made up of anti-military, war and military interventions are never an option. America is part … Continue reading

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EFAN: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech

Former U.S. Senator George McGovern, who served a total of twenty-two years in Congress. Served in the House of Representatives from 1957-61, before serving in the Kennedy Administration from 1961-63, then getting elected to the Senate in 1962 and serving … Continue reading

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Center For World in Balance: Reverend Jesse Jackson at Occupy Wall Street

  Source: Center For World in Balance: Reverend Jesse Jackson at Occupy Wall Street  I’m sure there are some people who believe that Occupy Wall Street came into existence in the fall of 2011. When Progressive groups protested against Wall Street … Continue reading

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