Articles by: Winning Progressive

Reject Fear in the Wake of the Boston Bombing

Reject Fear in the Wake of the Boston Bombing

The worst thing we could do is to respond to the horrible and tragic events in Boston with more fear.

The GOP War On Voting Continues

The GOP War On Voting Continues

Republicans are continuing their efforts to restrict voting by Democratic-leaning groups through state legislative proposals that would establish significant hurdles to voting.

by Winning Progressive· · News
New York Time columnist, Thomas Friedman; image @ThinkProgress

NY Times Columnist Thomas Friedman Wants LOTS More Time To Decide If Iraq War Was Worth It

Like many who pushed the Iraq War down America’s throat, Thomas Friedman refuses to accept responsibility for his role. Instead, he wants us to wait 20 years before we condemn him. How very convenient.

by Winning Progressive· · News
In Case You Missed The High Points: The Weekend Reading List

In Case You Missed The High Points: The Weekend Reading List

Covering everything from the upcoming 10th anniversary of the commencement of war in Iraq to minimum wage and more.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Alabama And Maryland Show That Progress Is Possible

Alabama And Maryland Show That Progress Is Possible

The chief of police in Montgomery, Alabama apologizing for his department’s failure to protect civil rights workers while Maryland is getting close to abolishing the death penalty show that progress is possible.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 2

Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 2

The briefs filed to the Supreme Court on DOMA provide starkly contrasting visions of the extent to which the Constitution should work to ensure that all Americans receive the same rights.

Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 1

Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 1

Reading the court briefs filed by the president and the House of Representatices provides a telling case study of just how differently progressives and conservatives view the U.S. Constitution.

A Brief History Lesson for Justice Antonin ‘Racial Entitlement’ Scalia

A Brief History Lesson for Justice Antonin ‘Racial Entitlement’ Scalia

Scalia’s contention that protecting voting rights somehow constitutes a ‘racial entitlement’ suggests an extremely disturbing vision of equality.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Marco Rubio – Reviving The Economics Of George W. Bush And Calvin Coolidge

Marco Rubio – Reviving The Economics Of George W. Bush And Calvin Coolidge

In his response to the State of the Union Address, Marco Rubio tipped his hand, revealing that the source of his optimistic economic growth comes from the failed policies of Calvin Coolidge.

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Marco Romney or Mitt Rubio? How The GOP Shows That They Still Do Not Understand America

Marco Romney or Mitt Rubio? How The GOP Shows That They Still Do Not Understand America

Senator Rubio’s SOTU response shows that nothing has really changed in the GOP since last year’s electoral defeat.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Shooting Down More NRA Myths

Shooting Down More NRA Myths

The NRA can’t win by facts, so they turn to distortion in order to try and continue their argument that people need unfettered access to military grade weapons in their private lives.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Now Is the Time To Act On Sensible Steps To Curb Gun Violence

Now Is the Time To Act On Sensible Steps To Curb Gun Violence

Public opinion research shows that the majority of Americans support each one of these proposals. Let’s heed our President’s call and get to work.

Wayne LaPierre: The Face Of Today’s Conservative Movement

Wayne LaPierre: The Face Of Today’s Conservative Movement

LaPierre’s speech offered a look into the mindset of the wider conservative movement that is trapped in a bubble of black-and-white,

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The GOP Crazy Train Keeps Chugging Along

The GOP Crazy Train Keeps Chugging Along

The actions of Republicans are showing it’s going to take more than a couple speeches to free themselves from the crazy.

by Winning Progressive· · Political Rants
Crocodile Tears: Mitch McConnell Outraged Over Filibuster Reform

Crocodile Tears: Mitch McConnell Outraged Over Filibuster Reform

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took to the floor of the Senate earlier this week to loudly proclaim that filibuster reform would undermine the very purpose of the Senate.

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Getting Elizabeth Warren On Senate Banking Committee And More Hopeful News

Getting Elizabeth Warren On Senate Banking Committee And More Hopeful News

Another important element in making sure the Democrat’s Senate majority will be productive, will be decided as leadership hands out committee assignments.

This Black Friday Fight ‘Always Low Wages’ At Walmart And Other Big Box Stores (VIDEO)

This Black Friday Fight ‘Always Low Wages’ At Walmart And Other Big Box Stores (VIDEO)

Walmart employees and their allies are planning as many as 1,000 actions in stores throughout the country and online on Black Friday.

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Breaking The Israeli-Palestinian Cycle Of Violence

Breaking The Israeli-Palestinian Cycle Of Violence

The blame game is pointless because there is more than enough blame to go around.

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The 2012 Election Was Even Better For Liberals Than We Thought!

The 2012 Election Was Even Better For Liberals Than We Thought!

The good news is that there were even more progressive victories in last week’s election that we should celebrate and build upon.

Celebrating Victory: How The Election Made The Country A better Place

Celebrating Victory: How The Election Made The Country A better Place

Winning Progressive urges us all to temporarily resist the urge to dive right back into the next fight and, instead, take a day or two to celebrate what we have achieved in this election.