Tag Archives: U.S. House of Representatives

Dandelion Salad: Ellen Brown- ‘Funding A U.S. Green Deal Without Raising Taxes’

Source:The New Democrat Plus From Ellen Brown: “As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how … Continue reading

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The Globalist: Richard Phillips- ‘Enter Alexandria O. Cortez, Socialist’

Source:The New Democrat Socialism, similar to libertarianism and perhaps conservatism and when I think of conservatism I think of Conservative-Libertarians, but that’s a different discussion, but socialism similar to these other political ideologies have different factions. I get that, I … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Representative Jackie Speier- Surviving Jonestown

Source:The New Democrat Almost 30 years before Jackie Speier was elected to the U.S. House herself and elected to the seat that her former boss Representative Leo Ryan represented in the San Francisco area, she was one of Representative Ryan’s … Continue reading

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The New York Times: President Obama’s- 2016 State of The Union Speech

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe President Obama, gave one of his best speeches tonight. Because it wasn’t a laundry list of issues that he wanted Congress to address and pass bills on. … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin- Paul Ryan and The Long History of Political Beards

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review When I first saw new Speaker of The House Paul Ryan and his new beard I guess a week ago, I thought, ‘great, here’s another political faker wannabe. Someone who … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the only impressive point that President Obama made in his ISIS speech on Sunday night, was saying that Congress should be debating this war and passing an authorization … Continue reading

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CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

Source: CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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Green Party: Bill Kreml Envisioning a Functional Government: Bringing Social Democracy to America?

Source: Green Party: Bill Kreml Envisioning a Functional Government: Bringing Social Democracy to America? I gotta admit and there are not many Social Democrats, or Democratic Socialists that actually empress me, but Bill Kreml even with his hippie socialist look … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Opinion: Jason Sokol: How a Young Joe Biden Turned Progressives Against Integration

POLITICO Magazine: Opinion: Jason Sokol: How a Young Joe Biden Turned Progressives Against Integration Just to give a little background on Joe Biden the current Vice President of the United States and a six term U.S. Senator from Delaware before … Continue reading

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