Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

The Real News: Jaisal Noor Interviewing Khama Sawant- The Socialist Response to the State of the Union

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The words socialist and federalist tend to not go together. It would sort of be like calling someone a Atheist-Muslim, or a Neoconservative-Libertarian. It’s generally one or the other, because … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Paul Krugman- Inequality is a Drag: How to Expand Economic Freedom For Everyone

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you are familiar with my blogging you know that I’m not a redistributionist in the sense that I believe the way to close the wealth and income gaps in America … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion: Paul Waldman: Can Liberalism Survive the Obama Presidency? Yes it Can

The American Prospect: Opinion: Paul Waldman: Can Liberalism Survive the Obama Presidency? Yes it Can This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger First of all Barack Obama when he ran for President in 2008 didn’t run … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: Time to Fire DEA Director Michelle Leonhart! The Stupidity of the War on Drugs

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I have a better idea than Thom Hartmann’s. How about firing the whole damn Drug … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- David Bromwich- What Became of the Leader That Many Wanted Barack Obama to be

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Whatever happened to that socialist whom so many Americans on the far left supported and organized for and hoped they were getting when they went to work for then U.S. … Continue reading

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Think Progress: Cap Action War Room: A Progressive Vision: President Obama’s FY 2015 Federal Budget

Think Progress: Cap Action War Room: A Progressive Vision Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I haven’t had a chance to … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- David Brooks- The Opportunity Coalition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I like where David Brooks went with his column today and what I like most about being a blogger, the ability to read so much in one day and then be … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: President Obama’s 2013 State of The Union: A Report Card

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in his first speech in the 111th Congress back in 2009, laid out the Senate Republican strategy at least if not the Congressional Republican strategy as … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Newt Gingrich Remembers Government Shutdown of 1995

Big differences between the 1995 government and what looks like now at almost 11PM-EST the start of a 2013 government shutdown. First of all the personal, President Bill Clinton and Speaker Newt Gingrich actually liked each other. And as Speaker … Continue reading

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CBS News: Evening News- John Dickerson: What Can Still be Done to Avoid a Government Shutdown?

This is what Congressional gridlock looks like with a divided Congress that has a minority faction the Tea Party. In a House Republican Conference telling the House Republican Leadership that they simply won’t vote for any government funding bill. That … Continue reading

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