Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

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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Video Detective: The Seduction Of Joe Tynan Trailer 1979: About a Politician Who Wants it All and Almost Loses Everything

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review The Seduction of Joe Tynan is one of the best political movies I’ve ever seen and it reminds me a little bit of the Ted Kennedy-Jimmy Carter 1979-80 Democratic race … 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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Public Domain Footage: Robert F. Kennedy- Speech at Columbia University in 1964

Source: The New Democrat Robert F. Kennedy, running for U.S. Senate in 1964 and not to replace one of his brothers in Massachusetts, but to run for Senate in New York. A great opportunity for Bobby Kennedy as well in 1964. … 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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TYT Shows: Cenk Uygur- George McGovern on Vietnam

TYT Shows: Cenk Uygur- George McGovern on Vietnam Just to talk about Cenk Uygur’s point about Senator George McGovern speech on the Senate floor in 1972 about the Vietnam War and then I’ll get into the anti-war movement back then. … Continue reading

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On The Economy: Blog: Jared Bernstein: The Supreme Court and ObamaCare: Somehow Commonsense Prevailed

On The Economy: Blog: Jared Bernstein: The Supreme Court and ObamaCare: Somehow Commonsense Prevailed Jared Bernstein, progressive economist from Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, has a very good pice about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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