Tag Archives: United States Constitution

Salon: Opinion- Michael Burstein- “We Need a New Constitution”: What American Liberal Democracy Really Needs

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Michael Burstein’s amendments, or even new United States Constitution was not as radical or social democratic as I was expecting. I perhaps was expecting to see proposals that would move America … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: The Great Debate About the Role of Government: Thom Hartmann vs. Michael Medved

I think both Thom Hartmann and Michael Medved hit it on the head in their opening statements and perhaps the first and last times they’ll agree on anything in their lifetimes and they are about the same age. But they … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Michael Lind- “The South is Holding America Hostage”: The Federal Republic is Still the Best Form of American Government

  I seem to be writing a lot of responses lately to people who are on the lets say on the social democratic left in America who do not like our form of government to begin with because we are … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- EJ Dionne- It’s Time For Progressives to Reclaim the Constitution

Source: The Washington Post: Opinion-E.J. Dionne-It’s Time For Progressives to Reclaim the Constitution I guess it depends on what you mean by a Progressive and I would certainly include EJ Dionne as an actual Progressive. But today’s so-called Progressives seem to … Continue reading

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The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Moshe Z. Marvit: A Liberal’s Call to Real Liberty

New Deal President The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Moshe Z. Marvit: a Progressive’s Call to Real Liberty So President Franklin Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms were a Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, civil liberties and Freedom from Want. Hum that is very … Continue reading

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Real News: Anton Woronczuk Interviewing Bruce Dixon- “Affirmative Action Ruling Will Further Racial Inequality”

    Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This is the third post from The New Democrat on affirmative action this week.  It is a very important subject because it effects the whole country even though it … Continue reading

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Midweek Politics: Video: U.S. an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy: The Federal Republican Form of Democracy

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger America is a democracy in the form of a Federal Republic.  We have a Federal system with fifty-states and … Continue reading

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Business Insider: Report: Brett Logiurato: Anderson Cooper on Arizona Anti-Gay BillL How Freedom of Religion Doesn’t Empower People to Discriminate

Business Insider: Report: Brett Logiurato: Anderson Cooper on Arizona Anti-Gay Bill  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 Jennifer Rubin, in her … Continue reading

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The Globalist: Opinion: Uwe Bott: “The Need For U.S. Constitutional Reform”: Over a Government Shutdown?

Source: The Globalist: Opinion- Uwe Bott: The Need For U.S. Constitutional Reform I’ve blogged about this before, but the problems with America do not have to do with the United States Constitution. But the some of our so-called leaders and public … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Jada Thacker- “Concept of Limited Government Is Right-Wing Bunk”: What Limited Government is All About

AlterNet: Opinion- Jada Thacker- Concept of “Limited Government” Is Right-Wing Bunk: Try to Find Anything Remotely Like It in the Constitution Just reading a blog in the AlterNet by Jada Thacker, basically Arguing that limited government does not exist in … Continue reading

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